Orange County Board of Commissioners
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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.
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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.)
The Board will consider adopting a Resolution to Amend the United States Constitution to Clarify that Corporations are Not People and Money is Not Speech and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from December 8, 2011 and January 26, 2012 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
b. Appointments – None
The Board will consider adopting a release/refund resolution related to 35 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with NCGS.
The Board will consider adopting a resolution to release property values related to eighteen (18) requests for property tax release and/or refund in accordance with North Carolina General Statute 105-381.
The Board will consider adjusting the Manager’s contracting authority as discussed at the January 31, 2012 Board work session.
The Board will consider modifying the number of directors appointed to the Piedmont Food and Agricultural Processing Center (PFAP) nonprofit through the by-laws adopted by the Board in December 2011.
The Board will consider approving a proposed Memorandum of Understanding between Caswell, Person and Orange counties to continue selective library services of the Hyconeechee Regional Library system after dissolution on July1, 2012 and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving budget and grant project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2011-12.
The Board will consider approving the legal advertisement for items to be presented at the Joint Planning Area (JPA) Public Hearing scheduled for March 29, 2012.
The Board will consider approving a text amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) in regards to definitions of Industrial uses.
The Board will receive the Planning Board recommendation, close the public hearing, and make a decision on the conditional Use (CU) and Class A Special Use Permit (SUP) application(s) proposing the expansion of the Carolina Friends School.
a. Adoption of the Final Bond Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Limited Obligation Bonds to Finance Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools Elementary #11, Other County Capital Projects and Refinancing of Existing Obligations
The Board will consider adopting the final bond resolution authorizing the issue of Limited Obligation Bonds in the maximum amount of $75 million for the financing of Elementary School #11 for Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools, for other County capital projects and to refinance existing obligations.
The Board will consider making a formal decision regarding the specific date the Orange County Municipal Solid Waste Landfill will cease accepting waste and initiate permanent regulatory closure procedures.
The Board will review and discuss a new Solid Waste Interlocal Agreement and a Transfer Station Site based on the Solid Waste / Rogers Road joint work session on January 26, 2012.
The Board will consider requests from the Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association (RENA) and discuss issues from the Solid Waste / Rogers Road joint work session on January 26, 2012, including the possible creation of a Historic Rogers Road Task Force. .
The Board will consider a proposal to modify the previously authorized Urban Curbside Single Stream Recycling Collection implementation scheduled for July 2012.
The Board will consider the final draft of the Board – approved General Advisory Board Policy and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will receive a presentation from Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization staff (Leta Huntsinger) on the NC54/I-40 Corridor Study.
10. County Manager’s Report
11. County Attorney’s Report
The Board will consider appointing three directors to the Board of Directors of the Piedmont Food and Agricultural Procession Center.
The Board will consider making appointments to the Orange county Nursing Home community Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Animal Services Advisory 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.