Orange County Board of Commissioners
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a. Matters not on the Printed Agenda (THREE MINUTE LIMIT PER SPEAKER - Written comments may be submitted to the Clerk to the Board.)
Petitions/Resolutions/Proclamations and other similar requests submitted by the public will not be acted upon by the Board of Commissioners at the time presented. All such requests will be referred for Chair/Vice Chair/Manager review and for recommendations to the full Board at a later date regarding a) consideration of the request at a future regular Board meeting; or b) receipt of the request as information only. Submittal of information to the Board or receipt of information by the Board does not constitute approval, endorsement, or consent.
b. Matters on the Printed Agenda
(These matters will be considered when the Board addresses that item on the agenda below.)
a. Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation APPROVED
The Board will consider a proclamation recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Orange County and authorize the Chair to sign.
b. The Week of the Young Child Proclamation APPROVED
The Board will consider a proclamation designating April 10-16, 2011 as The Week of the Young Child and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a resolution reaffirming support for the Taste of Hope Customer Assistance Program sponsored by the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) and the Inter-Faith Council for Social Services and authorize the Chair to sign.
d. Fair Housing Month APPROVED
The Board will consider a proclamation designating April as Fair Housing Month 2011 and authorize the Chair to sign.
e. Distinguished Budget Presentation Award PRESENTED
The Board will consider recognizing the budget staff of the Orange County Financial Services Department for earning the Government Finance Officers’ Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 2010-11 fiscal year budget document.
f. Resolution Supporting Public Health Funding through State Local Aid to County APPROVED with CHANGES
The Board will consider a resolution supporting public health funding through state Local Aid to County funds.
The Board will consider a Resolution Calling for a November 8, 2011 Special Advisory Referendum Concerning the Levy of a One-Quarter Cent (1/4˘) County Sales and Use Tax.
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from February 15, 22, 24 and 28 of 2011 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
b. Appointments – None
c. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Release/Refunds APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 70 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with NCGS.
The Board will consider approving easements as requested by the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (UNC) for a gas line to be installed between the Orange County Landfill and the engine generator to be constructed at the southeast corner of the parking lot of UNC’s Printing Services Building located at the northwest corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Homestead Road intersection in Chapel Hill and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider adopting the Section 3 Plan and Equal Employment and Procurement Plan for the FY 2010 Community Development Block Grant Award and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a recommendation to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) concerning petitions to add subdivision roads in Efland Estates Section 2 Subdivision (Cain Drive) and High Rock Village Subdivision (Virginia Lee Lane, Sunglow Court, Stacy Court) to the State Maintained Secondary Road System.
The Board will consider approving a Memorandum of Agreement between the Town of Hillsborough and Orange County for Orange Public Transportation service for a Hillsborough Circulator bus and authorize the Manager to sign.
The Board will consider the 2011 Annual Report of the SAPFO Technical Advisory Committee and transmit it to the SAPFO partners for comments before certification in June 2011 and authorize the Chair to sign the transmittal letter.
The Board will consider authorizing County Staff to negotiate for the private easements required to construct and maintain the Central Efland and Northern Buckhorn sewer extensions.
a. Adoption of Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) APPROVED
The Board will consider receiving the Planning Board’s recommendation regarding adoption of the Unified Development Ordinance and take to action on the UDO, close the public hearing and adopt the Resolution of Approval.
b. Public Hearing to Consider Proposed Uses of Possible Funds from a November 8, 2011 Special Advisory Referendum Concerning the Levy of a One-Quarter Cent (1/4˘) County Sales and Use Tax PUBLIC HEARING HELD
The Board will hold a public hearing on potential uses for a One-Quarter Cent (1/4˘) County additional Sales and Use Tax.
a. Landfill Capacity Options ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUESTED
The Board will consider staff recommendations from among three options for extending landfill capacity, and to provide guidance to staff on final decision.
The Board will consider Sales Tax Distribution Options and to confirm that the Orange County distribution of local option sales tax will remain based on Population for fiscal year 2011/2012.
The Board will consider approving changes in the Capital Funding, Debt management, Fund Balance Management and Investment Policies.
d. Efland Sewer Rate Schedule Amendments APPROVED
The Board will consider amendments to the existing Efland sewer rate increase schedule.
a. Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) – Implementation Bridge Report REPORT RECEIVED
The Board will consider a Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) – Implementation Bridge Report from Clarion Associates.
A summary of the Board’s actions from this meeting will be available on the County’s website the day after the meeting.