Work Session/Regular Meeting
Monday, December 10, 2002
Southern Human Services Center
2501 Homestead Rd.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514
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- interpreter services and/or special sound equipment are available
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ESTIMATED TIMES LISTED AFTER EACH ITEM
- these are approximate times. Citizens
are encouraged to be at the meeting at the starting time. 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
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.
Carry-over Item from Previous Meetings
1. Justice Facilities Expansion and Other County Space Needs
The Board will continue its discussion on the County’s space needs
as cited in the Space Needs Task Force report with a primary focus on
justice facilities expansion and issues associated with the proposed
Government Services Center expansion.
Once the Board of Commissioners completes the agenda above, the Board
will move directly into the remainder of the regular meeting agenda.
Monday, December 10, 2002
Human Services Center
Hill, N.C. 27514
ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE 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. 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 COMMENTS
Matters not on the Printed Agenda
Matters on the Printed Agenda
matters will be considered as the Board addresses the items on the
COUNTY MANAGER'S REPORT
Resolution of Appreciation for W. Jake Wicker
Board will consider approving a resolution of appreciation for Jake
Wicker for his work with the Institute of Government and designating
Friday December 13, 2002 as Jake Wicker Day in Orange County.
Approval of OPC Area Program Local Business Plan
Board will consider approving the final version of the OPC Area
Program local business plan to address statewide mental health reform
issues, which is due to the state January 1, 2003.
Resolution Regarding DCHC 2025 Long-range Transportation Plan
Board will consider a resolution providing comments to the
Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro (DCHC) Transportation Advisory Committee
regarding its draft 2025 long-range transportation plan.
Resolution Submitting Comments to NCDOT and DCHC TAC Regarding
the Draft 2004-2010 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)
Board will consider resolutions providing comments on the draft
2004-2010 state transportation improvement program (STIP) to NCDOT and
to the Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Transportation Advisory Committee.
Tuscany Ridge Subdivision
Board will receive information on issues raised at its Nov. 6, 2002
meeting concerning the Tuscany Ridge subdivision.
AmeriCorps Improvement Project – Southern Human Services
Board will review tentative plans for an AmeriCorps improvement
project at the Southern Human Services Center in early 2003.
ITEMS FOR DECISION - CONSENT AGENDA
Motor Vehicle Property Tax Refunds
The Board will consider 88 requests for property tax refunds.
Budget Amendment #7
The Board will consider approval of budget ordinance amendments
for the Department on Aging, Board of Elections, and non-departmental
purposes for fiscal year 2002-2003.
Contract with TRC Garrow Associates, Inc. for a Cultural and
Archaeological Survey of the Chapel Hill Township Park and Educational
The Board will consider approving a contract with TRC Garrow
Associates, Inc., in the amount of $13,650, for a survey of cultural
and archaeological resources on the 193-acre property acquired by
Orange County for the Chapel Hill Township Park and Educational
Business System Software Award of Proposal/Contract Approval
The Board will consider awarding a proposal and approving a
contract with MUNIS, in the amount of $480,000 plus an annual
maintenance fee of $72,419, for business software through an
outstanding outplacement proposal with CCB previously approved by the
Board for landfill equipment.
Cultural Competency Training Agreement
Board will consider awarding a contract to Dr. Henry Meguid, in the
amount of $8,100 for fiscal year 2002-2003, to provide cultural
competency building training to County employees.
N.C. State Firemen’s and Rescue Squad Worker’s Pension Fund
Board will consider approving certification requirements for the fire
marshal to participate in the North Carolina State Firemen’s and
Rescue Squad Worker’s pension fund.
Trustee Appointments to the Cedar Grove Fireman’s Local
Relief Fund Board
Board will consider appointing two trustees to the Cedar Grove
Firemen’s Local Relief Fund for the Cedar Grove fire district.
Trustee Appointment to the South Orange
Relief Fund Board
Board will consider appointing one trustee to the South Orange
Firemen’s Local Relief Fund for the South Orange fire district.
Plans Review Fees for Commercial and Residential Projects
Board will consider approving proposed fees for plans review of
commercial and residential projects.
Approval of Recommendations from Greene Tract Work Group
Board will consider formal approval of recommendations from the Greene
Tract Work Group regarding the 104 acres of the Greene Tract remaining
in joint ownership.
Telecommunication Tower Ordinance Amendments
Board will consider amendments to the County’s telecommunications
ITEMS FOR DECISION - REGULAR AGENDAd.
TJCOG – Upper Neuse Basin Association
Schools Adequate Facilities Memorandum of Understanding
Board will approving a proposed School Adequate Public Facilities
memorandum of understanding (MOU) and consider confirming the future
intention to adopt a model ordinance (SAPFO).
Legal Advertisement for Special Public Hearing on January 21,
Board will consider authorizing the submission for a legal
advertisement for a special public hearing to be held January 21,
Funding Request – Habitat for Humanity of Orange County,
The Board will consider a funding request in the amount of
$250,000, $126,432 of which would come from Community Development
program funds and $123,568 to come from the County Housing Loan Trust
Fund, from Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, N.C., Inc., to
acquire a 16-acre tract on Sunrise Road in Chapel Hill.
The Board will consider authorizing the payment of membership
dues in the amount of $7,989 for the 2003 calendar year, to the Upper
Neuse Basin Association.
Chapel Hill Horace Williams Tract Citizens Committee
The Board will consider an appointment to the Chapel Hill
Horace Williams Tract Citizens Committee.
Arts Commission – One Appointment
The Board will consider one appointment to the Arts Commission.
Commission for the Environment – Three Appointments
The Board will consider three appointments to the Commission
for the Environment.
and Parks Advisory Council Appointments
The Board will consider appointments to the Recreation and Parks