Orange County Board of Commissioners
Click on the links below to view agenda items in Adobe® .pdf format
Note: Background Material on all abstracts available in the Clerk’s Office
COMPLIANCE WITH THE “AMERICANS
WITH DISABILITIES ACT” - Interpreter services and/or
special sound equipment are available upon request. Call
the County Clerk’s office at (919) 245-2130.
If you are disabled and need
assistance with reasonable accommodations, contact the ADA Coordinator in
the County Manager's Office at (919) 245-2300 or TDD#
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
The Board will consider acknowledging the designation of the County’s Eurosport Soccer Center complex as a Groundwater Guardian Green Site by The Groundwater Foundation.
4. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from June 15, 2010 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
b. Appointments – None
c. Property Tax Releases APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a resolution to release property values related to sixty-nine (69) requests fro property tax release for the 2010 tax year in accordance with N.C. General Statute 105-381.
The Board will consider nine (9) untimely applications for exemption/exclusion from ad valorem taxation for the 2010 tax year.
The Board will consider an application from Joe and Geraldine Thompson to certify their prawn farm as qualifying farmland within the Cedar Grove Voluntary Agricultural District and authorize the Chair to sign the agreement.
The Board will consider approving an equipment grant agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider authorizing a $620 increase in County funds used to acquire a permanent conservation easement on the Underwood property.
h. Food and Nutrition Services Outreach APPROVED
The Board will consider approving the acceptance of funds from MANNA FoodBank and Inter-Faith Shuttle to support a new time-limited income maintenance worker to provide outreach services for the program in Orange County.
i. CDBG Program – Language Access Plan APPROVED
The Board will consider approval of a Language Access Plan for the County Community Development Block Grant Program and authorize the Chair to sign the Plan document.
The Board will consider approving a resolution authorizing the sale of the Graham Building located at 118 North Churton Street in Hillsborough and to accept the highest offer submitted for the Highway 49 – Old ABC Store and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving on second reading the granting of a franchise by ordinance to North State Medical Transport, Inc. the Franchise Agreement under which they will operate and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving on Second Reading the granting of a franchise by ordinance to AAA Transport, Inc. the Franchise Agreement under which they will operate and authorize the Chair to sign.
m. Second Reading: Implementation of a One-Week Payroll Deferral – Amendment to Orange County Personnel Ordinance Article III, Section 1.0, The Work Week and Resolution Authorizing the Use and Advancement of Sick, Personal and Petty Leave During Payroll Deferral APPROVED
The Board will consider approving on second reading an amendment to the Orange County Personnel Ordinance to change the standard work week.
The Board will consider approving on second reading an amendment to Article VI, Sections 5.1 and 5.2 of the Position Classification Plan.
The Board will consider approving on second reading an amendment to Article II, Sections 5.0 Appointments and 5.7 Appointments of Incumbents and Other to Vacant Position.
The Board will consider approving the third amendment to the Agreement for Construction Manager at Risk and approving Budget Amendment #2-A that consolidates all costs in one capital project to effectively close out the Animal Services Facility capital project.
The Board will consider approving a negotiated amount related to extended construction overhead costs requested by the Genre Contactor; and approving Budget Amendment 2-B that captures all costs in one capital project.
r. Change in BOCC Regular Meeting Schedule for 2010 APPROVED
The Board will consider one change in the County Commissioners’ regular meeting calendar for year 2010.
5. Items Removed From Consent Agenda
6. Public Hearings
7. Regular Agenda
The Board will consider approving a resolution specifying the intentions of the Orange County Board of Commissioners regarding the use of the proceeds from a One-Quarter Cent (1/4¢) County Sales and Use Tax, if approved by voters on November 2, 2010 and authorize the Chair to sign.
b. Social Justice Goal APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of the Social Justice goal for Orange County developed by the Human Relations Commission.
The Board will consider and approve a Resolution Detailing Orange County’s Recommendations Regarding Goals for Inclusion in the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners’ 2011-2012 Legislative Goals Package.
The Board will consider renaming the Recreation and Parks Advisory Council to “Parks and Recreation Council.”
The Board will consider renaming the Housing and Community Development Department to the “Housing, Human Rights and Community Development Department.”
9. County Manager’s Report
10. County Attorney’s Report
12. Board Comments (Three Minute Time Limit Per Commissioner)
13. Information Items
14. Closed Session
A summary of the Board’s actions from this meeting will be available on the County’s website the day after the meeting.