Orange County Board of Commissioners

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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
7:00 p.m. 
Central Orange Senior Center (Adjoining Triangle SportsPlex)
103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough, NC

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

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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.  

1.  Additions or Changes to the Agenda


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

2.  Public Comments

(We would appreciate you signing the pad ahead of time so that you are not overlooked.)

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.)

3.  Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations

4.  Consent Agenda

a.      Minutes

The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from June 16 and 23, 2009 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board. 

b.      Appointments – None

c.       Community Home Trust – Use of Fannie Mae Uniform Community Land Trust Ground Lease Rider

The Board will consider endorsement of the use of the Fannie Mae Uniform Community Land Trust Lease Rider by the Community Home Trust and authorize the County Attorney’s office to review and approve. 

d.      Addition of Subdivision Roads in Churton Grove Phase 3 to the NCDOT Maintained Road System

The Board will consider making a recommendation to the North Carolina Department of Transportation concerning a petition to add subdivision roads in Churton Grove Phase 3 to the State Maintained Secondary Road System. 

e.      Resolution Naming Area in New Main Library for Rebecca B. Wall

The Board will consider a resolution to officially name a designated area within the soon-to-open new Orange County Main Library on West Margaret Lane to recognize Rebecca B. Wall consistent with the naming policy. 

5.  Public Hearings

a.      Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment Relating to the Amount of Development of Non-residential Land Uses within Certain Watershed Overlay Districts

The Board will receive the Planning Board and staff recommendation(s) and consider taking action on a staff initiated Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Section 6.23.1 of the Zoning Ordinance seeking to allow the development of non-residential land uses within certain critical and protected watershed overlay districts in instances where such areas are located within previously identified Rural Community Activity Nodes. 

6.  Regular Agenda

a.      Update and Recommended Actions  – Solid Waste Transfer Station Site Selection

The Board will receive an update on several issues and consider actions for moving the site selection search process for a Solid Waste Transfer Station in Orange County to a conclusion.

               Attachments -

Attachment 1

Attachment 2, West 54 LLC Site/Olver EIO Application Findings

                                    Book 1 - Cover

                                                Attachment One (10M)

                                                            Addendum One and Two (5M)

                                    Book 2 - Cover

                                                Attachment Two (4M in JPEG format)

                                                Attachment Two and Three (PDF format)

                                                Attachment Four

                                                Attachment Five

                                                Attachment Six (5M)

                                                Attachment Seven


Attachment 3 (6M)


7.  Reports

a.      Update of Activities on Orange County Economic Development Efforts

The Board will consider receiving an update of activities on Orange County economic development efforts including: the development of a Solar Cluster; the partnership with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce promoting the Buy Local program; discussions with Buckhorn Partners, LLC on designing a state certified business park at the Buckhorn EDD; and discussions with the Town of Hillsborough regarding the incubator development along the US 70/Cornelius Street Corridor and the proposed UNC hospital systems new facility in Waterstone Village. 

8.  Board Comments (Three  Minute Time Limit Per Commissioner)

9.  County Manager’s Report

10.  Appointments

11.  Information Items

        Memo from Solid Waste Director Regarding Bradshaw Quarry Road Solid Waste Convenience Center Closure

12.  Closed Session

13.  Adjournment

A summary of the Board’s actions from this meeting will be available on the County’s website the day after the meeting.