Orange County Board of Commissioners
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October 17, 2000
Southern Human Services Center
2501 Homestead Rd.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514
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ESTIMATED TIMES LISTED AFTER EACH ITEM - if listed, these times are approximate. Citizens are encouraged to be at the meeting at 7:30. The Board usually considers items in the order listed and proceeds at a steady pace. As a courtesy to others, speakers are asked to limit their comments to three minutes.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - is available in the Clerk's office and complete copies of agenda material are located at the Orange County Library in Hillsborough and the Chapel Hill Library in Chapel Hill.
1. ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE AGENDA (7:30-7:35)
2. CITIZEN & AUDIENCE COMMENTS (7:35-7:40)
a. Matters on the Printed Agenda (These matters will be considered as the Board addresses the items on the agenda below.)
b. Matters not on the Printed Agenda
The Board of Commissioners pledges to the citizens of Orange County its respect. The Board asks its citizens to conduct themselves in a respectful, courteous manner, both with the Board and with fellow citizens. If at any time should any member of the Board or any citizen fail to observe this public charge, the Chair will ask the offending person to leave the meeting until that individual regains personal control. Should decorum fail to be restored, the Chair will recess the meeting until such time that a genuine commitment to this public charge is observed.
3. BOARD COMMENTS (7:40-7:50)
4. COUNTY MANAGER'S REPORT (7:50-7:55)
5. RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS (7:55-8:10)
a. Commendation Timothy Toben and Preservation of Pickard's Mountain Natural Area
The Board will consider a resolution commending Timothy P. Toben for protecting the Pickard's Mountain Natural Area in southwestern Orange County.
b. Creation of School Issues Task Force
The Board will consider a resolution appointing a standing school issues task force.
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
8. ITEMS FOR DECISION - CONSENT AGENDA (8:10-8:20)
The Board will consider minutes from the following meetings: March 27, 2000 joint meeting with the school boards; March 29, 2000 budget work session; April 4, 2000 regular meeting; and, April 11, 2000 work session.
b. Petition for Abandonment of 0.25-Mile Segment of Virginia Cates Road from the State Maintenance Program
The Board will consider a petition from the North Carolina Department of Transportation for abandonment of Virginia Cates Road in Hillsborough Township from the State-maintained Secondary Road System.
c. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Refunds
The Board will consider seven requests for motor vehicle property tax refunds.
d. Agreement Renewal between Health Department, UNC School of Dentistry and UNC Hospitals
The Board will consider renewing an agreement with the UNC School of Dentistry and UNC Hospitals for dental resident services.
e. Dental Clinical Fees Increases
The Board will consider approving dental clinical fee increases for certain procedures.
f. HOME Program Property Acquisition
The Board will consider a development agreement with Habitat for Humanity for the acquisition of real property.
g. Employee Dental Insurance for 2001
The Board will consider an increase in rates for employee dental insurance effective January 1, 2001.
h. Training Funds for Caregiver Outreach Program
The Board will consider receiving $7,000 from the Carol Woods retirement community and $950 from the Triangle J Regional Ombudsman Program for training of personal caregivers in non-profit adult care homes.
i. Orange Public Transportation Agreement Renewals with Participating Agencies
The Board will consider renewing agreements for vehicle leases and driver assignments.
j. Amendment to Household Hazardous Waste Collection Contract
The Board will consider amending an existing contract with Safety-Kleen (TS) Inc. to extend household hazardous waste collection services through June 30, 2001.
k. Contract with Triangle J Council of Governments for Household Hazardous Waste Support Services
The Board will consider a contract with Triangle J Council of Governments to provide household hazardous waste support services through June 30, 2001.
9. ITEMS FOR DECISION - REGULAR AGENDA
a. Policy on Planning and Funding School Capital Projects (8:20-8:40)
The Board will consider adopting a policy on planning and funding school capital projects.
b. Draft Schools Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance Memorandum of Understanding Transmittal (8:40-9:00)
The Board will discuss and consider transmitting the proposed School Adequate Public Facilities memorandum of understanding and ordinance, and a resolution of support from the Schools and Land Use Councils.
c. Geo-Base/Land Management and Permit Information Tracking System (9:00-9:15)
The Board will consider approving the acquisition of permitting and inspections computer software.
d. Use and Access Plan McGowan Creek Preserve (9:15-9:30)
The Board will consider a proposal for future public access and use of the McGowan Creek preserve.
e. Highridge Subdivision Preliminary Plan (9:30-9:45)
The Board will consider a preliminary plan for the proposed Highridge subdivision.
a. Construction and Demolition Waste Regulation for Recycling (9:45-10:05)
The Board will review a proposed ordinance regulating construction, demolition and other recyclable wastes.
b. Solid Waste Facilities Siting Options (10:05-10:25)
The Board will hear a report on existing and potential future solid waste facilities.
c. Additional NCACC Legislative Goals Information (10:25-10:30)
The Board will receive additional information on possible legislative goals to forward to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners for the 2000 General Assembly session.
13. CLOSED SESSION
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