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Monday, June 25, 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 .
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.
1. ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE AGENDA (6:00-6:05)
2. CITIZEN & AUDIENCE COMMENTS (6:05-6:15)
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 (6:15-6:25)
4. COUNTY MANAGER'S REPORT (6:25-6:30)
5. RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS (6:30-6:55)
a. Amendment to Orange County Educational Facilities Impact Fee Ordinance
The Board will consider a proposed amendment to the Orange County educational facilities impact fee ordinance.
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS (7:30-7:35)
a. Public Hearing on the Issuance of Refunding Bonds and Adoption of Refunding Bond Orders
(Advertised starting time: 7:30 p.m.) The Board will conduct a public hearing on the advisability of issuing refunding bonds and consider authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds.
8. ITEMS FOR DECISION - CONSENT AGENDA (6:55-7:05)
The Board will consider appointments to the Adult Care Community Advisory Committee, Advisory Board on Aging, Agricultural Preservation Board, Economic Development Commission, Orange County Board of Adjustment, and Personnel Advisory Board.
The Board will consider approval and/or correction of minutes from the following meetings: Oct. 10, 2000 continued meeting.
c. Budget Amendment #12
d. Nutter Soccer Field at Mapleview Farm: Authorization to Proceed
The Board will consider authorizing the development of a proposed soccer field at Mapleview Farm.
e. Exemption of Survey Services for Land Lease
The Board will consider exempting surveying services in preparing a lease agreement with Bob and Chris Nutter from requirements of N.C. General Statute 143, Article D.
f. Exemption of Survey Services for Land Acquisition
The Board will consider exempting surveying services in the acquisition of a conservation easement from Victor and Lucille Walters from the requirements of N.C. General Statute 143, Article D.
g. Organization Assessment Proposed Phase 1 and Phase 2 Work by Institute of Government
The Board will consider approving a Phase 1 proposal for consulting services from the Institute of Government IOG to complete initial work on a planned organizational assessment (organizational study and communications review), and receive information on a possible Phase 2 information technology review by the IOG.
h. HUD Cooperative Agreement FFY 2001
The Board will consider a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for services performed during FFY 2001.
9. ITEMS FOR DECISION - REGULAR AGENDA
a. Appointments (7:05-7:10)
The Board will consider appointments to the Carrboro Board of Adjustment, Carrboro Planning Board, Commission for the Environment and Solid Waste Advisory Board.
b. Adoption of FY 2001-2002 Budget Ordinance, Grant and Capital Project Ordinances, Classification and Pay Plan, and Personnel Ordinance Changes (7:10-7:30)
7:30 p.m. Public Hearing
c. Resolution Authorizing Sale of 1997 Bonds and Refunding Bonds (7:35-7:40)
The Board will consider adopting a resolution formally authorizing the July sale of 1997 referendum bonds and refunding bonds previously approved by the Board.
d. RFP Award: Countywide Classification and Pay Study (7:40-7:50)
The Board will consider awarding a request for proposals to Condrey and Associates for a countywide classification and pay study.
e. Notice of Intent to Pursue a Bond Referendum on November 6, 2001 (7:50-8:40)
The Board will consider proceeding with legal requirements and Local Government Commission guidelines necessary for the proposed November 6, 2001 bond referendum.
f. Resolution of Intent to Create a Bond Education Committee and Proposed Charge and Structure of the Committee (8:40-9:00)
The Board will consider a resolution of intent to create a bond education committee to develop and disseminate information to voters on the proposed November 6, 2001 bond referendum, and consider a proposed charge to and structure of the committee.
g. Bid Award: Franklin Street Pocket Park (9:00-9:10)
The Board will consider awarding a bid and approving a contract for construction of a pocket park at 503 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.
10. REPORTS (For informational purposes only)
a. Northern Human Services Center Future Use Plan (9:10-9:20)
The Board will receive a report on an assessment and proposed future plans for the Northern Human Services Center.
b. BOCC Meeting Follow-up Action Lists (9:20-9:30)
The Board will receive copies of follow-up action lists from regular Board meetings and non-budget work sessions from January 19, 1999 through June 19, 2001.
13. CLOSED SESSION (9:30)
"To discuss the County's position and to instruct the County Manager and County Attorney on the negotiating position regarding the terms of a contract to purchase real property," NCGS § 143-318.11(a)(5).
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