Orange County Board of Commissioners
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1. Additions or Changes to the Agenda
The Board of Commissioners pledges to the residents of Orange County its respect. The Board asks its residents to conduct themselves in a respectful, courteous manner, both with the Board and with fellow residents. At any time should any member of the Board or any resident 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
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a. Matters not on the Printed Agenda (Limited to One Hour – 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.)
3. Petitions by Board Members (Three Minute Limit Per Commissioner)
4. Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations
a. Orange County Ag Tourism Farms Special Presentation PRESENTED
The Board will consider recognizing Orange County farmers that were featured in the March-April 2012 Chapel Hill Magazine as part of an Orange County ag tourism promotion and present each of the farms with a framed farm profile.
The Board will consider a resolution supporting the Center for Environmental Farming Systems “10% Campaign” to support local and regional food economies, and ask County staff to explore ways to augment or incorporate these principles and goals into the County’s organizational culture and authorize the Chair to sign.
c. Appointment of New Tax Administrator APPROVED
5. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from March 22 and April 19, 2012 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
b. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Release/Refunds APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a release/refund resolution related to 22 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with NCGS.
c. Property Tax Releases and/or Refunds APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a resolution to release property values related to twenty-five (25) requests for property tax release and/or refunds in accordance with North Carolina General Statute 105-381.
The Board will consider providing a maintenance easement to the Town of Hillsborough for wayfinding signs located on County property and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving the recommended Home and Community Care Block Grant for Older Adults Funding Plan for FY 2012-13 in the amount of $510,464 and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving the renewal agreements between Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools, Orange County Schools and the Health Department for nine school nurses and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving the food service caterer contract with Nantucket Grill, Inc. to provide noon meals for the Home and Community Care Block Grant-funded Senior Lunch Program at the Seymour and Central Orange Senior Centers for the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013 with optional one year extension.
The Board will consider adopting the Section 3 Plan and Equal Employment and Procurement Plan for the County’s Community Development Block Grant Program and authorize the Chair to sign.
i. Fiscal Year 2011-12 Budget Amendment #10 APPROVED
The Board will consider approving budget, grant, and capital project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2011-12 and approve a reimbursement resolution for Orange Rural Fire Department.
The Board will consider approving a lease/purchase agreement between Orange County Schools and Chase Equipment Finance for the lease/purchase of computers for teachers and students to upgrade the District’s digital technology and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving an amendment to the Hobbs, Upchurch & Associates contract for design of water and sewer utilities in the Buckhorn Economic Development District area to revise the timeline for services rendered and add easement mapping, negotiation and coordination to the scope of work and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider the legal advertisement for items to be presented at the joint Board of County Commissioners/Planning Board Quarterly Public Hearing scheduled for August 27, 2012.
The Board will consider and approve process components and schedule for amendments to the UDO Text and/or Zoning Atlas regarding Efland Design Standards, currently scheduled for the November 19, 2012 Quarterly Public Hearing.
The Board will consider approving a tiered renewal lease rate schedule of $2.50 per square foot for 24 months and $2.75 per square foot for 36 months for property owned by the County at 401 Valley Forge Road, Hillsborough and leased to Builders FirstSource.
o. SportsPlex Facility Management Agreement Renewal APPROVED
The Board will consider renewing an agreement with Recreation Factory Partners, LLC, to provide facility management for the Triangle SportsPlex and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving approximately $15,500 in longevity overpayments issued from FY 2006-07 through FY 2011-12 to 12 employees and not require repayment, and to approve the issuance of longevity payments totaling $1,066 to two employees who were underpaid longevity from FY 2004-05 through 2007-08.
The Board will consider amending the Orange County Code of Ordinances related to the regulation of massage practitioners and businesses and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a joint resolution officially dissolving OPC and establishing the area authority comprised of a fifteen county catchment area – Cardinal Innovations Center known as PBH and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving the Agency Agreement between Orange County, the Caldwell Fire Department and Eno Fire and Emergency Services for primary fire protection in an area of the Caldwell Fire District.
6. Public Hearings
The Board will hold a public hearing to receive public comment on and discuss the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Proposed 2011-12 Secondary Roads Construction Program for Orange County.
The Board will receive the Planning Board recommendation, close the public hearing, and take action on a proposal to amend the Joint Planning Area Zoning Atlas to change the zoning of a 20.9 acre 5-lot assemblage at the northeast corner of Rogers Road and Purefoy Drive from Residential-1 to Residential-5-Conditional.
7. Regular Agenda
The Board will consider approving the Fiscal Year 2012-13 Budget Ordinance, FY 2012-13 County Capital, Grant Project Funding, FY 2012-17 Capital Investment Plan and County Fee Schedule.
The Board will consider and approve an amendment to the Orange County Personnel Ordinance Article IV, Section 28-36, Health Insurance regarding retiree health coverage for employees hired on or after July 1, 2012.
The Board will consider approving a modified Water and Sewer Service Agreement with the City of Mebane for provision of water and sewer service in the Buckhorn-Mebane-Efland area and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a resolution approving a plan to implement voluntary roadside management practices that will increase the visibility, enjoyment, and conservation of native wildflowers along some of the roadways in Orange County and authorize the Chair to sign.
a. Hydrilla in the Eno River PRESENTED
The Board will receive an update concerning the extent of Hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plant, in the Eno River.
9. County Manager’s Report
10. County Attorney’s Report
The Board will consider making appointments to the Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee.
b. Advisory Board on Aging – Appointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Advisory Board on Aging.
c. Animal Services Advisory Board – Appointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Animal Services Advisory Board.
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Carrboro Northern Transition Area Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider making appointments to the Economic Development Advisory Board.
f. Hillsborough Board of Adjustment – Appointments APPROVED
The Board will consider making appointments to the Hillsborough Board of Adjustment.
g. Human Relations Commission – Appointments APPROVED
The Board will consider making appointments to the Human Relations Commission.
h. Orange County Planning Board – Appointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Orange County Planning Board.
The Board will consider making appointments to the newly formed Orange-Person-Chatham Community Operations Center Advisory Board.
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Orange Water & Sewer Authority Board of Directors.
The Board will consider making an appointment to the Workforce Development Board – Regional Partnership.
12. Board Comments (Three Minute 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.