Orange County Board of Commissioners
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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
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.
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.
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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 the minutes from March 1 and March 15 (5:30 Work Session and 7:30 Regular Meeting) as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
Appointments - None
c. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Release/Refunds APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 100 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes.
d. Property Tax Refund (Best vs. Orange County) APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to one (1) request for property tax refund in accordance with North Carolina General Statute 105-381.
The Board will consider adoption of a resolution to release property values related to one (1) request for property tax release on deferred taxes in accordance with North Carolina General Statute 105-381.
The Board will
consider awarding a contract for the purchase of a 40 Cubic Yard High
Compaction Body Front Loader Refuse Truck from Heil Environmental
Industries of Chattanooga Tennessee at a cost of $164,726 and authorize
the Purchasing Director to execute the necessary paperwork.
g. Update to Planning Board Rules of Procedure APPROVED
The Board will consider revisions to the Planning Board Rules of Procedure to: 1) clarify the agenda setting process, 2) clarify when a member is officially separated from the Planning Board, 3) clarify Planning Board voting procedures; and other "cleanup".
The Board will consider approving right-of-way
requested by Duke Power for new pole locations on the Southern Human
Services Center property; and contingent upon staff and Attorney review,
authorize the Chair to sign.
Resolutions or Proclamations
The Board will consider a resolution to recognize and congratulate the University of North Carolina Tar Heels on winning the 2005 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men's Basketball Championship and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a resolution of appreciation for the volunteers who serve on County advisory boards and commissions and authorize the Chair to sign.
c. Asian Pacific American History Month APPROVED
The Board will consider proclaiming the month of May
2005 as Asian Pacific American History Month and authorize the Chair to
a. Presentation: Cable Regulatory Update PRESENTATION GIVEN, BOARD AUTHORIZED STAFF TO FOLLOW-UP
The Board will
receive a presentation from Bob Sepe, Action Audits, LLC, consultant to
the Triangle J Council of Governments (COG) Cable Consortium and provide
any direction or feedback as desired.
Public Hearings (9:00-9:15)
The Board will conduct a public hearing and approve
submission of the Five-Year Public Housing Agency (PHA) Plan for the
Orange County Housing Authority and authorize the Chair to sign the
Certifications of Compliance/Board Resolution following completion by
Items for Decision--Regular Agenda
a. Contract with Robert S. Segal, CPA for School/County Efficiency Enhancements (9:15-9:30) APPROVED
b. Resolution on Participation in the Proposed Regional Transportation Development Plan (RTDP) (9:30-9:45) APPROVED
The Board will consider participation in a study, fully funded by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), to prepare a Regional Community Transportation Development Plan (RTDP) that will examine opportunities to better coordinate and possibly consolidate community transportation programs such as Orange Public Transportation (OPT) across the three counties - Durham, Orange, and Wake.
c. Potential Maple View Soccer Field Project (9:45-10:05) RESPECTFULLY DECLINED
The Board will
consider action regarding a proposed soccer field on land leased at Maple
d. Contract Approval: Solid Waste Administration Building Architect (10:05-10:25) APPROVED
The Board will
consider approving a contract with Dixon Weinstein Architects, not to
exceed $124,800, for design services associated with the construction of a
building in which to locate the administrative offices of the Solid Waste
Management Department and authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final
review by staff and the County Attorney.
Closed Session (10:25- )
"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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