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Tuesday, April 17, 2001
Southern Human Services Center
2501 Homestead Rd.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514
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ESTIMATED TIMES LISTED AFTER EACH ITEM - these are approximate times. 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. The Complete agenda packet is posted online at http://www.co.orange.nc.us .
1. ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE AGENDA (7:30-7:35)
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. 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.
2. CITIZEN & AUDIENCE COMMENTS (7:35-7:45)
a. Matters not on the Printed Agenda
b. Matters on the Printed Agenda (These matters will be considered as the Board addresses the items on the agenda below.)
3. BOARD COMMENTS (7:45-7:55)
4. COUNTY MANAGER'S REPORT (7:55-8:00)
5. RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS (8:00-8:25)
a. Proclamation for Armenian Martyrs Day
The Board will consider proclaiming April 24 as Armenian Martyrs Day.
b. Resolution of Under- and Over-payment of Tax
The Board will consider a resolution allowing the tax collector to write off up to $1.00 in under-payment and absorb up to $1.00 in over-payment of property taxes.
c. Endorsement of Letters to Soft Drink Manufacturers Urging More Recycling of their Containers
The Board will consider a resolution endorsing a campaign by the GrassRoots Recycling Network to encourage container recycling by soft drink manufacturers.
d. Efland Area Sewer System Overall System Plan Resolution
The Board will consider a resolution on the boundaries of the Efland sewer system plan.
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
8. ITEMS FOR DECISION - CONSENT AGENDA (8:25-8:35)
The Board will consider approval and/or correction of minutes from the following meetings: June 6, 2000 regular meeting; June 7, 2000 budget work session; June 13, 2000 budget work session; June 15, 2000 budget work session; June 20, 2000 budget work session and public hearing; June 29, 2000 regular meeting; August 15, 2000 regular meeting; August 28, 2000 quarterly public hearing; August 30, 2000 work session; and, Sept. 5, 2000 regular meeting.
b. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Refunds
The Board will consider six requests for property tax refunds.
c. Classification Plan Amendment -- Revenue Technician Title Change
The Board will consider amending the classification and pay plan to change the title of the existing class of revenue technician II at salary grade 64 to deputy tax collector, salary grade 64, and change the title of the existing class of revenue technician I at salary grade 63 to revenue technician, salary grade 63.
d. Contract with OCR, Inc. (Orange County Speedway)
The Board will consider a contract with OCR, Inc. to provide emergency medical services at events and races.
e. Contract with Orange County Raceway, Inc. (Kartway)
The Board will consider a contract with Orange County Raceway, Inc. (Kartway) to provide emergency medical services at races and events.
f. Water and Sewer Management, Planning and Boundary Agreement
The Board will consider approving the form of the Water and Sewer Management, Planning and Boundary Agreement.
g. University Mall Recycling Drop-off Site Agreement
The Board will consider reimbursing the owners of University Mall for expenses in the relocation of the previous recycling drop-off site so that Orange County Solid Waste Management may use University Mall as a drop-off site until Jan. 30, 2015.
h. Solid Waste/Landfill Engineering Services Contract Addendum
The Board will consider extending an agreement with Joyce Engineering for consulting services associated with permitting and construction of the planned construction and demolition (C&D) landfill on Eubanks Road, and other general consulting services.
i. Renewal of Consolidated Agreement between State Department of Health and Human Services and Orange County Health Department
The Board will consider approving an annual agreement with the state Department of Health and Human Services which provides state and federal funds to help support mandated services.
j. Trust for Public Land Assistance with November Bond Referendum
The Board will consider accepting the assistance of the Trust for Public Land with the proposed November 2001 bond referendum.
k. Proposed New Planning Projects Coordinator Position
The Board will consider establishing a new permanent full time planning projects coordinator (planner II) in the Planning and Inspections Department.
l. Development of Soccer Field at Mapleview Farm
The Board will consider authorizing the possible development of a soccer field at Mapleview Farm.
9. ITEMS FOR DECISION - REGULAR AGENDA
a. Appointments (8:35-8:40)
The Board will consider appointments to the Orange County Planning Board.
b. Use and Access Plan McGowan Creek Preserve (8:40-9:00)
The Board will consider a staff proposal for the future public use of and access to the McGowan Creek preserve.
c. Hillsborough Area Economic Development Node CP-1-01 Expansion of the I-40/Old N.C. 86 Economic Development Activity Node and CP-2-01 Creation of a new Node in the Vicinity of I-85 and N.C. 86 (9:00-9:15)
The Board will consider a Planing Board recommendation on proposed comprehensive plan amendments concerning the Hillsborough area activity node.
d. Establishment of EDD Subdistricts and Development Regulations (9:15-9:30)
The Board will consider proposed EDD subdistricts and text amendments for the proposed Hillsborough Economic Development District.
e. Non-residential Approval Procedure for Subdivision, Zoning and Economic Development Ordinance Amendments (9:30-9:45)
The Board will consider proposed approval procedure amendments for the economic development, commercial, and/or industrial districts amendments in the subdivision, zoning ordinance and economic development district design manual.
f. Hillsborough Area Economic Development District Atlas Amendments (9:45-9:50)
The Board will consider zoning atlas amendments of properties in the proposed Hillsborough area economic development district.
g. OWASA and Orange County Jordan Lake Allocations (9:50-10:05)
The Board will consider the future allocation of raw water from Jordan Lake.
h. High Rock Farms Phase One Preliminary Plan (10:05-10:15)
The Board will consider a preliminary plan for High Rock Farms Phase One.
10. REPORTS (Information Only. To be addressed at April 25 Work Session)
a. Community College Task Force Report and Financial Information
b. Library Task Force Preliminary Report
c. Preliminary Report of BOCC Open Space Task Force
13. CLOSED SESSION (10:10)
"To consult with an attorney retained by the Board in order to preserve the attorney-client privilege between the attorney and the Board," NCGS § 143-318.11(a)(3).
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