Orange County Board of Commissioners
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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
Recognition of Cable TV Committee Volunteers
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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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.)
County Manager's Report
Items for Decision--Consent Agenda
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from February 12, 20 and March 1, 2007 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
The Board will consider making reappointments to the ACHCAC.
The Board will consider making one reappointment to the ABC Board.
(3) Arts Commission - Reappointments APPROVED
The Board will consider making reappointments to the Arts Commission.
(4) Commission for the Environment - Reappointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making a reappointment to the Commission for the Environment.
(5) Historic Preservation Commission - Reappointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making one reappointment to the Historic Preservation Commission.
(6) Orange County Board of Adjustment - Reappointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making one reappointment to the Orange County Board of Adjustment.
(7) Orange County Planning Board - Reappointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making one reappointment to the Orange County Planning Board.
The Board will consider making one reappointment to the OPC Area Programs Board.
c. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Release/Refunds APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 65 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes.
d. Property Tax Refunds APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to two (2) requests for property tax refund in accordance with N.C. General Statute 105-381.
e. Authorization to Contract for Interior Space Planning for New Library APPROVED with CHANGE
The Board will consider authorizing a contract with Phil Barton for space planning of the interior of the new Library facility on Margaret Lane in the amount of $14,000; and authorize the County Manager to sign.
The Board will consider approving the state grant application for the continuation of program services provided through the NC Criminal Justice Partnership Program (CJPP) for FY 2007-2008 and authorize the Chair to sign contingent upon staff and County Attorney review.
The Board will consider approving the annual consolidated agreement between the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the Orange County Health Department, which provides State and Federal funds to the Health Department to partially support mandated services and authorize the Chair to sign pending County Attorney review.
h. Housing Rehabilitation Contract Awards APPROVED
The Board will consider awarding housing rehabilitation contracts for the Orange County CDBG and HOME Scattered Site Housing Rehabilitation Program.
The Board will consider a resolution to approve the granting of a conservation easement by Orange County to the State of North Carolina for the Stillhouse Creek Restoration Project and authorize the Chair and the Clerk to sign, subject to final review by staff and County Attorney.
j. County/Schools Collaboration Work Group Site Land-Banking Letter APPROVED with CHANGES
The Board will consider a proposed letter to be sent to municipalities by Chair Moses Carey and the two School Board Chairs regarding cooperative research in school site land banking and ask the Chair to proceed as necessary.
k. First Baptist Church Parking Lot License APPROVED
The Board will consider approving a license with First Baptist Church for use of the lower church parking lot off of West King Street, Hillsborough; and authorize the hair to sign.
l. Contract Amendment: Linked Economic Development and Affordable Housing Foundation (LEDAHF) APPROVED with CHANGES
The Board will consider approving a contract with Jeff Thompson through the Linked Economic Development and Affordable Housing Foundation (LEDAHF), for $8,100 per month to provide construction management services to the County; and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a request for $4,000 to hire a consultant to work with Library Services Task Force 2007 on Service Needs Plan for Orange County Public Libraries.
n. Carramore - Preliminary Plan for Public Road APPROVED
The Board will consider approving the Preliminary
Plan for Carramore for a Public Road entrance only.
Resolutions or Proclamations
a. Sexual Assault Awareness Month APPROVED
The Board will consider a proclamation recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Orange County and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a resolution to approve the
purchase of and acceptance by Orange County of an agricultural
conservation easement for the Milton Latta and Sons Dairy Farm and
authorize the Chair and the Clerk to sign, subject to final review by
staff and County Attorney.
The Board will receive citizen comments concerning the proposed FY 2007 Housing Rehabilitation Program Application and approve a resolution authorizing the submission of the formal application document on or about March 30, 2007 and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will conduct a public hearing and consider
approving submission of the Annual Public Housing Agency Plan for the
Orange County Housing Authority and authorize the Chair to sign.
Items for Decision--Regular Agenda
a. Orange County Transfer Station EUBANKS ROAD SITE APPROVED
The Board will consider information relative to selecting a location for a transfer station within Orange County and to elicit a decision regarding a site or guidance in establishing a site selection process.
The Board will consider approving an inter-local agreement with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools District that provides for a forty year land lease and designation of the School Board as agent of the Orange County Board of County Commissioners in constructing and equipping Elementary School #10 within mutually approved finances and authorize the Chair to sign.
(1) Arts Commission - New Appointments APPROVED
The Board will consider making new appointments to the Arts Commission.
(2) Board of Equalization and Review - New Appointments APPROVED
The Board will consider appointments to the Board of Equalization and Review.
(3) Mebane Planning Board - New Appointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making one appointment to the Mebane Planning Board.
The Board will consider making appointment(s) to the Northern Transition Area Small Area Plan Implementation Taskforce.
The Board will consider making a new
appointment to the OPC Area Programs Board.
The Board will receive for review the 2007 Annual Report of the SAPFO
Technical Advisory Committee (SAPFOTAC) and refer it to the DAPFO partners
for comments before certification in mid-May.