Monday, December 3, 2001
F. Gordon Battle Courtroom
106 E. Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, N.C. 27278
WITH THE “AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT”
- interpreter services and/or special sound equipment are available
with prior notice. If you
need this assistance, call the County Clerk’s office at 732-8181,
ext. 2130. If you are
disabled and need assistance, contact the ADA Coordinator at extension
2300 or TDD# 644-3045.
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
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.
Election of Chair
Election of Vice Chair
Designation of Voting
Delegate for all NCACC and NACo Meetings for Calendar Year Dec. 1,
Clerk to the Board
ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO 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.
CITIZEN & AUDIENCE
Matters not on the Printed
Matters on the Printed
matters will be considered as the Board addresses the items on the
COUNTY MANAGER'S REPORT
General Uses of Greene Tract
Board will consider a resolution providing direction to the Greene
Tract Work Group regarding the disposition of the remaining 109 acres
of the Greene Tract and affirming the Boards desired general uses of
of Emergency Assistance Funds for Low-income Families
Board will hear a report and consider appropriating $30,000 in
additional County funds to help address the emergency needs of
ITEMS FOR DECISION -
The Board will consider three requests for property tax refunds.
Board will consider approving value changes made in property after the
2001 Board of Equalization and Review adjourned.
Applications for Property Homestead Exemption
The Board will consider two late applications for granting
homestead exemptions for the 2001 tax year.
The Board will consider a budget ordinance for fiscal year
The Board will examine bonds for officials pursuant to G.S. 109.5.
Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement 34 Implementation
The Board will consider hiring the County’s auditing firm,
Cherry, Bekaert & Holland to assist County staff with accounting
work required for the implementation of GASB statement 34.
Orange County Arts Commission Staff Position from Permanent Part Time
to Permanent Full Time
The Board will consider increasing the hours of the Orange County
Arts Coordinator from permanent part time (30 hours per week) to
permanent full time (40 hours per week).
of State Economic Development Funding to Triangle J Council of
The Board will consider authorizing the release of funds
appropriated to Triangle J Council of Governments by the General
of Uniform Fee Schedule for Register of Deeds and Creation of
Automation Enhancement and Preservation Fund per House Bill 1073
The Board will consider adopting a uniform fee schedule (effective
Jan. 1, 2002) for the Register of Deeds mandated by N.C. General
Statute 161-10(a), and to create an automation enhancement and
preservation fund mandated by N.C. General Statute 161-11.3.
of Contract for Professional Services Associated with Register of
The Board will consider extending a contract with Lee Software
Development for additional tasks associated with the Register of Deeds
of Financing Arrangement for Orange Rural Fire Department to Purchase
a Replacement Fire Truck
The Board will consider a request from the Orange Rural Fire
Department to enter into a financing arrangement to purchase a fire
to Apply and Enter into an Agreement with N.C. Department of
Transportation for Community Transportation Program (CTP) Grant Funds
The Board will consider authorizing an annual resolution statement
for the community transportation program and approve an agreement with
the N.C. Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2002-2003 for
submission to the state.
Public Transportation Agreement Renewals with Participating Agencies
The Board will consider approval of Orange Public Transportation
(OPT) vehicle leases and driver assignment agreements with
Award: 2001 GMC Box Truck for Orange County Recycling Program
The Board will consider awarding a bid to the Volvo and GMC Truck
Center of Charlotte, in the amount of $31,649, for a 2001 GMC box
truck for use by the County’s recycling program.
Road Main Water Line Project Change Orders
The Board will consider approving three change orders to the
Rogers Road main water line project identified by the Orange Water and
Sewer Authority staff.
The Board will consider approval and/or correction of minutes from
the following meetings: May 1, 2001 regular meeting; June 5, 2001
regular meeting; June 7, 2001 budget public hearing; June 12, 2001
budget work session; June 14, 2001 budget work session; and, June 18,
2001 budget work session.
of Four Members to the Commission for the Environment
The Board will consider reappointing four members to the
Commission for the Environment.
to Commission for Women
The Board will consider reappointing one member to the Commission
to Hillsborough Board of Adjustment
The Board will consider reappointing one member to the
Hillsborough Board of Adjustment.
to Human Relations Commission
The Board will consider reappointing two members to the Human
to Human Services Advisory Commission
The Board will consider appointing one member to the Human
Services Advisory Commission.
ITEMS FOR DECISION -
Services Task Force Report and Recommendations (8:50-9:05)
Board will receive the final report and recommendations from the
Library Services Task Force.
County Transportation Priority List for 2004 (9:05-9:25)
Board will consider Orange County’s transportation priority projects
for the 2004-2010 Transportation Improvement Program.
Water and Sewer Management, Planning and Boundary
Board will consider adopting the Water and Sewer Management, Planning
and Boundary Agreement following final review by parties to the
Limited English Proficiency Policy and Action Plan (9:40-9:55)
Board will consider adopting a policy to eliminate or reduce the
maximum extent possible limited English proficiency as a barrier to
accessing County government services.
to Solid Waste Advisory Board (9:55-10:10)
Board will consider one appointment to the Solid Waste Advisory Board.
CLOSED SESSION (10:10)
“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 §