Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for October 3, 2022
The Orange County Board of Commissioners conducted a business meeting on October 18, 2022. A replay of the meeting is viewable at the following link: http://www.orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos.
The agenda included the items below. The following is a brief summary of the Board’s actions. This summary should not be viewed as official minutes.
4. Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations
a. Recognition of County Employee Retirements from April 1, 2022 through September 30, 2022
The Board recognized and expressed gratitude to retirees for their devotion and service to Orange County and its residents.
b. Proclamation Designating October 2022 as Arts and Humanities Month
The Board approved a proclamation designating October 2022 as Arts and Humanities Month in Orange County. (Unanimous)
c. Orange County Arts Commission One Year Update on Eno Arts Mill
The Board received an update on the Eno Arts Mill project on its one-year anniversary.
d. Orange County Arts Commission 2022-23 Annual Grant Recipients
The Board acknowledged local artists and arts organizations receiving 2022-23 Orange County Arts Grants.
6. Regular Agenda
a. Schools Safety Task Force – Proposed Charge and Composition
The Board discussed and determined the composition for a Schools Safety Task Force, and established a timeline for completion of the Task Force’s work/report/recommendations to the Board of Commissioners. The Board tasked Commissioner McKee and Commissioner Hamilton with drafting a charge for the Task Force, to be considered by the Board on November 15, 2022. (Unanimous)
b. Consulting Services Award to Blue Strike Environmental Consulting for the Orange County Climate Action Plan and Approval of Budget Amendment #2-A
The Board approved a Professional Services contract with Blue Strike Environmental Consulting for the preparation of an Orange County Climate Action Plan, and to approve Budget Amendment #2-A. (Unanimous)
c. Community Home Trust Elected Officials Committee
This item was added at the beginning of the meeting. The Board approved a motion to not appoint any Commissioners to serve on the Community Home Trust Elected Officials Committee. (Approved 5-2, with Chair Price and Commissioner Greene dissenting.)
8. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes (Approved)
b. Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget Amendment #2 (Approved)
c. Amendment to the 2020 Eno Haw Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan (Approved)
d. Orange County Vision Zero Policy and Complete Street Policy (Approved)
e. Amendments to the OUTBoard Rules and Procedures (Approved)
f. Resolution of Intent to Update Orange County’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan (Approved)
g. Approval of the Assistance Policy and the Procurement and Disbursement Policy for the 2022 North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) Urgent Repair Program (URP22) (Removed from agenda to be considered at a future meeting)
h. Inspection Period Extension for the Executed Lease Agreement with Well Dot, Inc. (Approved)
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