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.)
· Follow-up on Request for Staff to Provide List of Reports
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from September 8 and 15, 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 release or refund resolution related to 14 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with NCGS.
d. Property Tax Release and/or Refund APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a resolution to release property values related to one (1) request for property tax release and/or refund in accordance with North Carolina General Statute 105-381.
e. Fiscal Year 2011-12 Budget Amendment #3 APPROVED
The Board will consider approving budget and grant project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2011-12.
f. Intergovernmental Agreements APPROVED
The Board will consider approving various intergovernmental agreements and authorize the Manager to sign.
The Board will consider and approve process components and schedule for a Planning Director initiated item for the November 21, 2011 quarterly public hearing.
The Board will consider receiving an update on the completion of an annual report to the Community Rating Service (CRS) regarding the County’s Floodplain Management program and to acknowledge that this report has been submitted for action by CRS and is available for public review.
The Board will consider changing the connection fee charged to new customers who connect to the Efland sewer system.
j. Adoption of a Resolution for the Sale and a Final Bond Order Authorizing General Obligation Refunding Bonds in the Maximum Amount of $47,000,000 to Refund Public Improvement Bonds Issued in 2004 and 2005 and Adoption of a Resolution Regarding Publication of Bond Order APPROVED
The Board will consider adopting a Resolution for the Sale and Final bond Order Authorizing General Obligation Refunding Bonds in the Maximum Amount of $47,000,000 to Refund Public Improvement Bonds Issued in 2004 and 2005 and to adopt a Resolution Regarding Publication of bond Order and authorize the Chair, Manager and Clerk to sign.
The Board will consider final approval of the regular meeting schedule for the Board of county Commissioners for calendar year 2012.
The Board will conduct a public hearing to allow residents to opportunity to express views and proposals prior to the submission of a Community Development Block Grant Grant Application through the NC Department of Commerce.
b. Orange – Alamance Boundary Line ‘9%’ Adjustment Action APPROVED with CHANGES
The Board will address the Orange-Alamance boundary line 9% solution and consider a recommendation for the 9% resolution of boundary location.
The Board will receive the Planning board recommendation, close the public hearing, and consider a decision on a Planning Director initiated Unified Development Ordinance text amendment splitting the existing Kennels (Class II) Riding Stables land use category.
The Board will receive the Planning Board recommendation, close the public hearing and consider a decision on a Planning Director initiated text amendment to Article 10 of the Unified Development Ordinance regarding the definition of “Commercial-Industrial Transition Activity Node Land.”
The Board will receive the Planning Board recommendation, close the public hearing and consider a decision on a Planning Director initiated Unified Development Ordinance text amendment requiring site plans to demonstrate compliance with County adopted access management and connectivity plans.
The Board will consider divestiture options regarding two surplus properties owned by Orange County at 112 N. Churton Street (Clerk of Court Annex) and 118 N. Churton Street (Graham Building) in Hillsborough.
b. Orange County Comprehensive Transportation Plan APPROVED
The Board will receive a presentation from North Carolina Department of Transportation staff and provide Board input prior to a public hearing on the draft Comprehensive Transportation Plan.
10. County Manager’s Report
11. County Attorney’s Report
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Carrboro Northern Transition Area Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Commission.
c. Chapel Hill Planning Board – Appointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Chapel Hill Planning Board.
d. Orange County Arts Commission – Appointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Orange County Arts Commission.
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Orange County Housing Authority Board.
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Orange County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Orange Unified Transportation Board.
13. Board Comments (Three Minute Limit Per Commissioner)
14. Information Items
15. 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.