Orange County Board of Commissioners
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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
The Board will consider recognizing the Solid Waste Department and specifically Recycling Programs Manager Robert S. Taylor for receipt of the national Glass Packaging Institute's annual Sustainable Practices Award for the County's commercial recycling program.
The Board will receive the
report as comment and evidence regarding Buckhorn Village Planned
Development and Special Use Permit.
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from March 6, 11 and 12, 2008 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
Appointments - None
The Board will consider amending the current contract for DSS legal services for the remainder of FY 2007-08 with Northen Blue, L.L.P. and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider renewing contracts with IN-Home Aide Providers to Provide In-Home Aide Services to Eligible Adults using a joint contract between the Department of Social Services and the Department on Aging and the Contractors and authorize the Chair to sign the contract renewals contingent upon attorney review and approval of the Orange County Budget.
The Board will consider renewing the contract agreement between the Hyconeechee Regional Library System and the counties of Caswell, Orange, and Person and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving a contract renewal to provide the Town of Chapel Hill with animal control and emergency animal rescue services during FY 2008-2009 and identifies how pet license fees for Chapel Hill residents will be collected and authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final review by staff and County Attorney.
The Board will consider approving a contract renewal with the Town of Carrboro to provide the Town with emergency animal rescue services during FY 2008-2009 and identifies how pet license fees for Carrboro residents will be collected and authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney.
The Board will consider approving a contract renewal to provide the Town of Hillsborough with animal control and emergency animal after hour call services for FY 2008-2009 for a set fee of $19,421 and authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final review and approval by the County Attorney.
The Board will consider approving a contract renewal with Dr. James Miller, DVM, to provide spay/neuter surgery services for Orange County's Animal Shelter at the unit price of $63 per animal during FY 2008-2009 and authorize the Chair to sign, pending final review by the County Attorney.
The Board will consider approving a contract renewal with Dr. Marat Dubrovsky, DVM, to provide spay/neuter surgery services for Orange County's Animal Shelter at the unit price of $63 per surgery during FY 2008-2009 and authorize the Chair to sign, pending final review by the County Attorney.
The Board will consider continuing a contract with OE Enterprises for custodial services at the Robert and pearl Seymour Center and authorize the County Manager to sign.
The Board will consider approving a contract with Patriot Properties of Lynn, Massachusetts to engage in initial planning for implementing a new land records and property taxation system and authorize staff to execute the necessary paperwork.
m. Agreement for Seymour Center Public Art Project APPROVED
The Board will consider authorizing the County Manager to sign the Seymour Center Public Art agreement with artist Wayne Trapp contingent upon final review by staff and the County Attorney.
n. Impact Fee Reimbursement - Habitat for Humanity APPROVED
The Board will consider approving the impact fee reimbursement request from Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, NC, Inc. for $18,000 for six new homes.
o. Orange County HOME Consortium Agreement APPROVED
The Board will consider adopting a resolution authorizing the execution of a HOME Consortium Agreement for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011 upon approval by the County Attorney.
The Board will consider approval for Orange County to pursue a partnership grant opportunity with Chatham County to create and/or improve local infrastructure to deliver a more effective and efficient social service system to the aging populations and adults with disabilities.
The Board will consider awarding a bid and approving a contract with Mulberry Restorations, Inn. In an amount not to exceed $40,345 for structural repairs to the Herbert Blackwood House (future New Hope Park at Blackwood Farm); and authorize the Chair to sign.
r. Purchase of Aerator for Parks and Recreation APPROVED
The Board will consider authorizing the purchase of a Toro Procore 1298 Aerator from the Federal GSA contract from Smith Turf and Irrigation of Charlotte, NC at a total cost of $26,366.55.
The Board will consider approval of an amendment to the Contract with Clancy & Theys as Orange County's Construction Manager at Risk for the construction of the Phase II-Building package for the Orange County Animal Services Facility at a total Guaranteed Maximum Price of $7,354,500, subject to final review and approval of the County Attorney; and authorize the Chair to sign.
t. Lease Approval: Hillsborough Commons APPROVED
The Board will consider approving a lease for 56,328 square feet of space at Hillsborough Commons Shopping Center for use by the Department of Social Services (DSS) and direct the County Attorney to collaborate with staff and the owner to prepare the lease; and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider the renewal of the lease for the Solid Waste Convenience Center located on Walnut Grove Church Road at a cost of $350 per month and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a request to endorse the components of the FY 2008-09 Solid Waste Management budget relevant to implementing the transition to commingled bottle and can collection, program expansion and the propose timeline for implementation, pending approval of the FY 2008-09 Solid Waste Enterprise Fund budget.
w. Interim Solid Waste Management Plan Adoption APPROVED
The Board will consider approving a resolution adopting the Interim Solid Waste Management Plan three-year update for submittal to the State of North Carolina.
The Board will consider approving the proposed land exchange for Orange County Public Works with the Town of Hillsborough related to the agreement between the Town and the County, thereby helping to finalize the Fairview Public Campus Master Plan approval process; and authorize the Chair and Clerk to sign.
y. Scheduling of Public Comments During the June 24, 2008 Regular Meeting on a Potential One-Quarter Cent Sales Tax Increase Referendum NO PUBLIC HEARING - BOCC TO DISCUSS
The Board will consider scheduling an opportunity for the Board to receive public comments at the June 24, 2008 Regular Board Meeting on a potential referendum on a one-quarter cent additional sales tax in Orange County.
The Board will consider accepting additional evidence, if any; to accept the Planning Board recommendation; to close the public hearing; and adopt the proposed amendments to several provisions contained within "Article Seven (7) Planned Development" of the Zoning Ordinance.
The Board will consider accepting additional evidence, if any; accepting the Planning Board recommendation; to close the public hearing; and to adopt the proposed amendments to four sections/articles of the Orange County Zoning Ordinance concerning the review, approval, and development of telecommunication wireless facilities.
The Board will consider scheduling a public hearing for the June 24, 2008 regular meeting to review the SUP-A-2-08 Farm Montessori School application.
cc. Change in Orange County Farmers' Market Vendor Fee and Approval of a Mid-Week Market Day APPROVED with CHANGES
The Board will consider
approving a reduction of the daily vendor fee at the Orange County
Farmers' Market to $5 and to approve a mid-week market day.
dd. Resolution Expressing Orange County's Position on One Legislative Item Regarding Local Government Authority to Provide Development Incentives in Exchange for Reductions in Energy Consumption APPROVED
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.
Buckhorn Road Associates LLC Rezoning and
Class A Special Use Permit Application(s)
The Board will consider
action on Planned Development Rezoning and Class A Special Use Permit
application proposing the development of a Planned Development on property
located within the I-85/Buckhorn Road Economic Development District.
a. Proposed Animal Ordinance Amendment on the Tethering of Dogs PUBLIC COMMENT RECEIVED, NO ACTION TAKEN
The Board will consider adopting a proposed ordinance amendment to the Orange County Animal Ordinance restricting the tethering of dogs.
b. Housing Bond Program DEFERRED
The Board will consider awarding housing bond funds in the amount of $1,000,000 to the TBLF Eno Haven LLC to assist in the construction of Eno Haven, a 76-unit multi-family rental complex in Hillsborough and authorize the Manager in consultation with the County Attorney to enter into a Development agreement detailing the conditions of the award.
c. BOCC Goals and Initiatives DEFERRED
The Board will consider
reviewing and approving the Goals and Initiatives of the Board as
initially expressed by the Board, in conjunction with staff, at the
February 8, 2008 BOCC Retreat.
Board Comments (Three Minute Limit Per Commissioner)
County Manager's Report
The Board will consider
making one appointment to Joint Orange Chatham Community Action (JOCCA).
Orange County water supply reservoir water levels
information as of 1:00 PM, Thursday, May 29, 2008
Fork Reservoir (as of
5/22/2008 [last available update])
Weather Service/NOAA Regional Precipitation data (through 4/23/2008)
above [+] or below [-] normal)
since May 1, 2008
-1.99" since May 1, 2008
since January 1, 2007
-14.22" since January 1, 2007
since January 1, 2008
-2.55" since January 1, 2008
The NC Drought Management
Advisory Council drought map, last updated May 27, 2008, indicates that
all of Orange County lies within the area characterized as experiencing
"abnormally dry conditions" (the least severe level of their rating