Orange County Board of Commissioners
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ITEMS - is
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located at the Orange County Library in Hillsborough and the Chapel Hill
Library in Chapel Hill.
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.
Public Comments (7:35-7:45)
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a. Matters not on the Printed Agenda
b. Matters on the Printed Agenda
(These matters will be
considered when the Board addresses that item on the agenda below.)
Board Comments (7:45-8:00)
County Manager's Report
Items for Decision--Consent Agenda
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving minutes from the December 14, 2004 regular meeting as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
Appointments - None
The Board will consider approval of a contract with Dr. Wendy Royce, DVM, that would expand and enhance spay/neuter service capabilities at the Orange County Animal Shelter and authorize the Chair to sign the contract following final review by staff and the County Attorney.
The Board will
consider authorizing submission of a pre-application for federal grant
funding for replacement consoles for the County's 911 Emergency
Communications dispatch center.
The Board will
consider approving a proposal from Pete Hendricks to deconstruct an
abandoned farmhouse on recently acquired County property; and to organize
the materials recycled from previous deconstruction projects with which he
has assisted the County and authorize staff to develop a contract and
authorize the Chair to sign subject to final review by staff and the
Resolutions or Proclamations
The Board will consider a resolution to officially
recognize the work of Millard Fuller, Founder of Habitat for Humanity
International and authorize the Chair to sign.
Items for Decision--Regular Agenda
a. Siting Recommendations - CNG Joint Staff Work Group (8:20-8:40) APPROVED
The Board will
receive a report from the Orange County, Orange County Schools (OCS), and
NCDOT joint staff workgroup regarding siting of the County's planned
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) alternative fuel system for vehicles and
consider adopting the siting recommendation, and direct staff to identify
a funding source to cover the County's share, $50,000, of the project.
b. Consideration of Non-Public Hearing Discussion Items on February 28, 2005 (8:40-9:00) APPROVED
The Board will
consider potential discussion/report items fro presentation on February
28, 2005, a date originally scheduled for a Quarterly Public Hearing.
c. Child Health Care Consultant Project Funded by Smart Start (9:00-9:25) APPROVED
The Board will consider accepting funds for the Child Health Care Consultant Project, authorize project implementation and approve a new Public Health Nurse position funded by non-County sources.
d. Appointments (9:25-9:35)
(1) Orange-Person-Chatham LME Governing Board APPROVED
The Board will consider one new appointment to the OPC LME Governing Board.
for the Environment - One New Appointment
The Board will consider one new appointment to the Commission for the Environment.
The Board will consider reappointments and new appointments to the Intergovernmental Parks Work Group (IPWG).
The Board will consider one new appointment to the Orange County/Chapel Hill Visitor's Bureau.
The Board will consider new appointments to the Recreation and Parks Advisory Council.
The Board will consider one new appointment to the Workforce Development Board.
(7) Arts Commission - Four New Appointments APPROVED
The Board will consider new appointments to the Arts Commission.
(8) Economic Development Commission - Five New Appointments FOUR APPROVED
The Board will consider new appointments to the Economic Development Commission.
Board will consider two new appointments to the Information Technology
Closed Session (9:35- )
"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 §
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