ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING BOARD

 

QUARTERLY PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

FEBRUARY 27, 2006

7:30 P.M.

JUDGE F. GORDON BATTLE COURTROOM

ORANGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE (new)

106 E. MARGARET LANE

HILLSBOROUGH, NORTH CAROLINA

 

NOTE: INFORMATION IS

 AVAILABLE IN THE PLANNING

 DEPARTMENT OR THE

 CLERK’S OFFICE

 

 

 

 

NOTICE TO PEOPLE WITH IMPAIRED HEARING: Audio amplification equipment is available on request.  If you need this assistance, please call the County Clerk’s Office at 732-8181 or 967-9251.

 

Time

 

 

7:30

 

A.     OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

7:35

 

B.    PUBLIC CHARGE

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.  All electronic devices such as cell phones, pagers, and computers should please be turned off or set to silent/vibrate.

 

 

 

C.    SPECIAL USE PERMIT, CLASS A (BOCC Public Hearing)

7:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.      SUP-A-1-06 Partnership Academy Alternative School           

Consideration of a Class A Special Use Permit for proposed Partnership Alternative School for Orange County on a 20.8 acre tract at the northeast intersection of NC Highway 86 and East Storey Lane.   Phase I of the project includes a 3,600 square foot building and 19 parking spaces with a drop-off area and sidewalks.  The building will contain two classrooms, restrooms, and office space.  A total of 50 students and five staff members are anticipated to occupy the building.  Access to the building will be provided from Storey Lane.  A future building expansion area of 2,900 square feet is also included.  Phase II will provide four tennis courts and a softball field.   The Planning Board recommendation was made at its February 1, 2006 meeting.

 

 

 

 

D.    ORANGE COUNTY EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPACT FEE ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS (BOCC Public Hearing)

8:15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

1.      Amendments to Orange County Educational Facilities Impact Fee Ordinance

Amend Section 2 – Definitions, for consistency with the State Building Code and to provide definitions and examples for the following terms:  single family detached, all other residential types, and new residential dwelling unit.

Amend Section 4 – Public School Impact Fee Exceptions, to add an impact fee exception when a dwelling unit is moved to a new lot.

 

E.     ORANGE COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, LAND USE ELEMENT UPDATE

8:30

 

1.      Draft Land Use Element Text Update

This is the second of a three-part public hearing process for the Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Element (LUE) Update and is to present the LUE text update.  Among other things, the update will:

·        Incorporate 2000 US Census data;

·        Reflect new growth trends;

·        Revisit Goals, Objectives, and Policies;

·        Include new subdivision data;

·        Revisit Future Land Use Map categories and descriptions;

·        Achieve desired land uses and densities; and

·        Develop a more user friendly and understandable document.

 The first public hearing was opened on November 21, 2005. 

 

9:00

 

 

 

F.     ADJOURNMENT