ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

BUDGET WORK SESSION

Thursday, August 30, 2007

 

          Budget Work Session

          Meeting –7:30 p.m.

          Southern Human Services Center

          2501 Homestead Road

          Chapel Hill, NC

Note:

Background Material on all abstracts available in the Clerk’s Office

 

   (7:30-7:35)

1.

Opening Comments

 

   (7:35-7:40)

2.

Changes in BOCC Regular Meeting Schedule for 2007

 

   (7:40-7:45)

3.

Resolution Honoring US Navy Pre-Flight Band Reunion

 

   (7:45 – 9:00)

4.

Update on Legislative/General Assembly Actions

·          Orange County’s 2007 Legislative Priorities

o         Reference:  Attachment 4-1 - Orange County 2007 Legislative Goals Results Summary

·          House Bill 1499 – Homestead Exemption and Senior Circuit Breaker

o         Reference:  Attachment 4-2 – Changes to Homestead Exemption Program

o         Reference:  Attachment 4-3 - “Senior Circuit Breaker Property Tax Benefit” (affecting fiscal year 2009-10)

·          Impacts on County Services/Functions and Schools

o         Reference:  Attachment 4-4 – August 21, 2007 E Mail from Rebecca Troutman, NC Association of County Commissioners

o         Reference:  Attachment 4-5 – August 24, 2007 E Mail from Lee Mandell, NC League of Municipalities

·          Medicaid Relief/Sales Tax Swap

o         Reference:  Attachment 4-6 – Medicaid Relief/Sales Tax Swap Staff Analysis

o         Reference: Attachment 4-7 – Excerpts from General Assembly Budget (pages 256 through 262 – State Assume Medicaid Responsibilities)

·          Local Revenue Options

o         Reference: Attachment 4-8 – Excerpts from General Assembly Budget (pages 262 through 264 – Local Option County Taxes)

o         Reference: Attachment 4-9 – North Carolina Association of County Commissioners, Estimated Additional County Revenue Authority

   (9:00-9:30)

5.

Proposed 2008-18 Capital Investment Plan and 2008-09 Budget Timeline

·         Reference:  Attachment 5-1 – Fiscal Year 2008-09 Timelines and Milestones

 

   (9:30-10:00)

6.

County Capital Funding Policy and 2008-18 Capital Plan Revenues

·         Reference:  Attachment 6-1 – County Capital Funding Policy (April 24, 2007)

 

   (10:00)

7.

Adjourn

 

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