Orange County Board of Commissioners
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Additions or Changes to the Agenda
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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.)
Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations
Resolution to Name the New Central Orange
Senior Center for Mariah Ann McPherson
The Board will consider a resolution to name the new Central Orange Senior Center for Mariah Ann McPherson.
The Board will consider recognizing the North Carolina Governor's Award / Key Volunteers.
Supplemental material: HSAC
Annual Forum Report 2007
The Board will receive the
Final Report on the proceedings of the Human Services Issues Forum held on
September 12, 2007 by the Human Services Advisory Commission (HSAC).
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes for January 29, (5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.) and February 7, 2008 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
Appointments - None
The Board will receive a report on the status of the Comprehensive Plan Update.
The Board will consider approving an agreement renewal between Chapel Hill Training Outreach Inc. and the Health Department for the support of a Social Worker II position for the Early Head Start Program and authorize the Chair to sign subject to final review by the County Attorney.
The Board will consider approving an agreement with Trans-Verse, Inc. for Public health emergency preparedness activities and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approval of a software purchase for Environmental Health and authorize the Chair to sign subject to final review and approval of the County Attorney.
The Board will consider approving the County Manager's recommendations regarding changes to Orange County Government's organizational structure and/or department titles.
The Board will consider ratifying staff's submission of a joint funding application for a Chapel Hill/ Carrboro Cross Town Senior Shuttle in cooperation with the Chapel Hill Transit and Orange Public Transportation.
The Board will consider
approving a dedication of water and sewer lines built to service the
Seymour Senior Center to the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), and
authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider options for the use of proceeds from a .4% land transfer tax, if approved by voters on the May 6, 2008 ballot, and subsequently implemented by the Orange County Board of Commissioners.
The Board will discuss alternative approaches, and prospective budgets fro those alternatives, regarding the County's planned effort to educate voters about the purposes for and implications of the land transfer tax measure that the Orange County Commissioners have placed on the May 6, 2008 ballot.
The Board will consider
approving an option to address long-term space needs in Central/Northern
Orange County for the Department of Social Services (DSS) and Health
The Board will receive a
recommendation by the Solid Waste Planning Work Group from its November
28, 2007 meeting regarding recyclables processing and provide guidance to
staff as necessary.
Board Comments (Three Minute Limit Per Commissioner)
County Manager's Report
The Board will consider making a new appointment to the Adult Care Home community Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider making a new appointment to the Agricultural Preservation Board.
The Board will consider making one new appointment to the Orange County Planning Board.
The Board will consider making new appointments to the Commission for Women.
The Board will consider making new appointments to the Hillsborough Board of Adjustment.
The Board will consider making appointments to the Local Revenue Options Education Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider making new appointments to the Nursing Home community Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider making new appointments to the Transportation Services Board.
The Board will consider
making one new appointment to the Economic Development Commission.
G.S. § 143-318.11(a)(3) "to consult with an attorney retained by the
Board in order to preserve the attorney-client privilege between the
attorney and the Board."
"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 §