Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for March 21, 2023
The Orange County Board of Commissioners conducted a business meeting on March 21, 2023. 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.
6. Regular Agenda
a. Approval of Professional Services Contract with Woolpert, Inc. to Conduct a Public School Capital Needs Assessment, and Approval of Budget Amendment #7-A
The Board approved a professional services contract with Woolpert Inc. totaling $984,561 to conduct a Facilities Condition Assessment, a School Optimization Plan and develop Benchmarking Best Practices for all public schools in Orange County, with the proposed scope of work including $85,000 for a study of educational adequacy of school facilities; and approved Budget Amendment #7-A. (Approved 4-2, with Commissioners Portie-Ascott and Richards dissenting.)
b. Recommendations for Employee Health Insurance and Other Benefits
The Board approved the Manager’s recommendations regarding employee health and dental insurance effective July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. (Unanimous)
a. Child Welfare Updates and Planning
The Board received an update on child welfare services provided by the Department of Social Services (DSS) including current system challenges and plans for the future.
8. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes (Approved)
b. Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget Amendment #7 (Approved)
c. Schools Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (SAPFO) – Receipt and Transmittal of 2023 Annual Technical Advisory Committee Report (Approved)
d. Professional Services Award for Whitted Buildings HVAC Replacement (Approved)
e. Boards and Commissions – Appointments (Approved)
f. Change in BOCC Meeting Schedule for 2023 (Approved)
g. Alliance Health Board of Directors - Appointment (Approved)