Orange County Board of Commissioners
Business Meeting Agenda for May 4, 2021
Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners will be conducting a virtual business meeting on May 4, 2021. Members of the Board of Commissioners will be participating in the meeting remotely. Members of the public will be able to view and listen to the meeting and have the opportunity to provide public comment. The public may submit written comments by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals who wish to speak must pre-register using the instructions included in the agenda.
As in prior meetings, the meeting will be streamed in real-time on the County’s website for public viewing/listening at http://www.orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos. There will also be real-time broadcast on Spectrum Cable and video-recording for future television broadcast and reference on the County’s website.
The full agenda for the Orange County Board of Commissioners’ virtual business meeting on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 has been posted to the link below.
For a link to each agenda item as a separate file, please use the link below.
Virtual Business Meeting
May 4, 2021
Viewable on the link below
a. Proclamation Recognizing Coach Roy Williams Upon His Retirement
4. Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations
The Board will consider voting to approve a proclamation recognizing UNC men’s basketball Coach Roy Williams upon his retirement.b. Mental Health Awareness Month Proclamation
The Board will consider voting to approve a proclamation recognizing May 2021 as Mental Health Awareness Month in Orange County.c. Older Americans Month Proclamation
The Board will consider voting to approve a proclamation joining Federal and State governments in designating the month of May 2021 as Older Americans Month and a time to honor older adults for their contributions to the community.d. Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Proclamation
The Board will consider voting to approve a proclamation recognizing May 2021 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Orange County, North Carolina.e. Proclamation Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides
The Board will consider voting to approve a proclamation commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Rides.f. 2027 World University Games Update
The Board will receive information and an update on North Carolina’s progress in the bid process for the 2027 World University Games, an event of the International University Sports Federation (FISU).g. Presentation of Manager’s Recommended Fiscal Year 2021-22 Annual Operating Budget
The Board will receive a presentation on the County Manager’s Recommended FY 2021-22 Annual Operating Budget. 5. Public Hearingsa. Public Hearing on the Financing of Various Capital Investment Plan Projects
The Board will conduct a public hearing on borrowing approximately $18,700,000 to finance capital investment projects and equipment for the fiscal year; and up to approximately $18,070,000 to refinance existing County loans and approve a related resolution supporting the County’s application to the Local Government Commission (LGC) for its approval of the financing arrangements. The amount for refinancing may vary as staff further refines the analysis, and the financing and transaction costs are included in the loan amount.b. Unified Development Ordinance Text Amendments – “160D” Legislation
The Board will conduct a public hearing, receive the Planning Board/staff recommendation and public comment, close the public hearing, and consider action on County-initiated amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) to conform County regulations to a new chapter, 160D, of the North Carolina General Statues. As a result, amendments to Appendix F of the Comprehensive Plan and to the Planning Board’s and Board of Adjustment’s Rules of Procedure are also necessary. c. Public Hearing on Renaming Braxton Bragg Court to Hydrangea Court
The Board will conduct a public hearing on a petition to rename Braxton Bragg Court (State Road 2212) to Hydrangea Court (see attached “Petition to Rename a Public Road Known as Braxton Bragg Court to Hydrangea Court” and “Map of the Road to be Renamed”).d. Public Hearing on Renaming Joseph Johnston Court to Water Oak Court
The Board will conduct a public hearing on a petition to rename Joseph Johnston Court (State Road 2210) to Water Oak Court (see attached “Petition to Rename a Public Road Known as Joseph Johnston Court to Water Oak Court” and “Map of the Road to be Renamed”).e. Public Hearing on Renaming Service Road SR1223 to Diversity Drive
The Board will conduct a public hearing on the renaming of Service Road SR1223 to Diversity Drive (see attached “Renaming of a Public Road Known as Service Road SR1223 to Diversity Drive - Attachment A”). 6. Regular Agendaa. Authorization to Proceed with New Orange County Arts Commission Office and Arts Space and Associated Lease Agreement with Hedgehog Holdings
The Board will receive information on the proposed Eno Arts Mill Project and approve the Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC) and staff to move forward by authorizing the Manager to sign a lease agreement with Hedgehog Holdings for Suite 17 at the Eno River Mill in Hillsborough.8. Consent Agendaa. Minutesb. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Releases/Refundsc. Property Tax Releases/Refundsd. Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget Amendment #12e. Application for North Carolina Education Lottery Proceeds for Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) and Contingent Approval of Budget Amendment #12-A Related to CHCCS Capital Project Ordinancesf. Application for North Carolina Education Lottery Proceeds for Orange County Schools (OCS) and Contingent Approval of Budget Amendment #12-B Related to OCS Capital Project Ordinancesg. Contract Award for Financial and Compliance Audit Servicesh. Advisory Boards and Commissions – Appointmentsi. Approval of a Resolution Authorizing a Revision in the Resolution Adopted May 5, 2016 Which Authorized the Orange County FY 2016-2017 HOME Program Designj. Proposed Orange County FY 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan and HOME Activitiesk. Refund Request – Lake Orange, Inc. 11. Appointmentsa. Arts Commission – Appointment Discussion
The Board will discuss an appointment to the Arts Commission.
Public Comment Instructions
Public Comment – Written
Members of the public may provide written public comment by submitting it to the email@example.com email address. The Orange County Board of Commissioners, County Manager, County Attorney and Clerk to the Board, will be copied on all of the emails that are submitted.
Public Comment – Verbal
(for Items not on the Agenda, Agenda Items and Public Hearings)
Members of the public will be asked to contact the Clerk to the Board using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3:00 PM on the day of the meeting and indicate they wish to speak during the meeting.
When submitting the request to speak, include the following:
• The date of the meeting
• The agenda item (example: 5-d) you wish to speak on
• Your name, address, email and phone number
Prior to the meeting, speakers will be emailed Zoom access information and instructions on how to make comments during the live meeting.