ORANGE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

PUBLIC HEARING

November 22, 2004

7:30 P.M.

F. Gordon Battle Courtroom

106 E.Margaret Lane

Hillsborough, North Carolina

 

NOTE: Background Material is available in the Planning Department or Clerk’s Office                                                    

 

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A.     OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR (7:30)

 

B.    PUBLIC CHARGE (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 member 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.

 

C.    PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS  (7:40)

 

1.      Orange County Noise Ordinance - Amendments to address:

a.      Maximum frequency and intensity standards of noise emanating from properties and other general activities:

b.      Specific protocol used to measure ambient community noise levels and specific event and noise episodes;

c.      Enforcement;

d.      Time of day restrictions on decibel levels; and

e.      Special provisions for community events.

 

D.    NON-PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS (8:40)

 

1.      CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality) Report – Presentation

of a report on Congestion and Air Quality (CMAQ) funding available for transportation projects and programs that reduce transportation-related emissions in non-attainment and maintenance areas.

 

E.     ADJOURNMENT (9:30)