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Orange County Commission for the Environment

Meeting Agenda

September 10, 2012

7:30 p.m.

Southern Human Services Center

2501 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill, NC

A complete copy of the agenda is available for viewing online.  A complete agenda may also be accessed at the DEAPR Office located in the Environment and Agricultural Center 306-A Revere Road, Hillsborough, NC M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


I. Call to Order

II. Additions or Changes to Agenda

III. Approval of Minutes

The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from August 13, 2012 as submitted. Attachment 1

IV. Forestry activities and water quality


The Water Resources Committee will present a revised memo for transmitting to the BOCC its annotated bibliography of literature concerning the effects of forestry activities in water supply watersheds.  Attachment 2

V.  Impaired waters in Orange County


Staff will provide an overview of the State of NC’s 303(d) list of “impaired waters” and an
update on the listed streams located in Orange County Attachment 3

VI. Updates and Information Items

Staff and/or CFE memberswill provide updated information on the following items:

VI. Committee Meetings

The standing committees will meet to continue work on assigned tasks

  • Draft minutes from August 1 Planning Board meeting Attachment 13
  • CFE proposal for generating solar energy in subdivisions Attachment 14
  • CFE proposed incentives for energy efficient construction Attachment 15
  • CFE proposal to protect roadside native plant habitat Attachment 16

VII.  Adjournment


Next meeting: August 13, 2012 - Hillsborough, NC