Orange County Board of Commissioners
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The Board usually considers items in the order listed and proceeds
at a steady pace. As a
courtesy to others, speakers are asked to limit their comments to three
BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON AGENDA
ITEMS - is
available in the Clerk's office and complete copies of agenda material are
located at the Orange County Library in Hillsborough and the Chapel Hill
Library in Chapel Hill.
Additions or Changes to the
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.
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a. Matters not on the Printed Agenda
b. Matters on the Printed Agenda
(These matters will be
considered when the Board addresses that item on the agenda below.)
County Manager's Report
Items for Decision--Consent
The Board will correct and/or approve the minutes as submitted by the Clerk to the Board for the February 12, 2004 Work Session and the February 19, 2004 Regular Meeting.
b. Appointments - None
The Board will
receive the jail inspection report for March 2, 2004 from the North
Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
The Board will consider one change in the regular meeting calendar by changing the May 6, 2004 County Commissioners' Budget Work Session to Wednesday, May 5, 2004 at 7:30 at the Southern Human Services Center, 2501 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
The Board will
consider a change order request to Phase 2A of the Communications Study
allowing additional requested services which impact the Study and
authorize the Manger or his designee(s) to execute all relevant document
associated with the change order.
The Board will consider contracting with CTL Engineering for consulting services based on proposals 1) associated with the remedial roof work on County Buildings for FY 2003=04, per the Roof Asset Management Program prepared by CTL Engineering in 1999, and 2) to update the existing roof asset management program and authorize the Purchasing Director to execute the appropriate paperwork.
The Board will
consider contracting with Coleman, Gledhill, Hargrave and Peek to provide
legal representation for the Child Support office and authorize the Chair
The Board will consider the renewal of the lease for the Solid Waste Convenience Center located on Bradshaw Quarry Road for the period of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2009 at a cost of $300 per month, and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approval of budget ordinance amendments and a grant project ordinance for fiscal year 2003-04.
The Board will consider authorizing staff to submit a grant application to the US Department of Agriculture's Farm and Ranch Land Protection Program for the purchase of farmland preservation conservation easements in Orange County in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 prior to the May 3 deadline, with County matching funds to come from a combination of alternative financing for conservation easements and the Lands Legacy Fund.
The Board will consider adopting a procedure that the
BOCC would like to use in order to facilitate any change in Boards and
Commissions and to amend the Volunteer Resolution.
Resolutions or Proclamations
The Board will consider recognizing Mr. Stanley B. Hughes, owner and operator of Pine Knot Farm, as the 2004 Gilmer L. and Clara Y. Dudley Small Farmer of the Year through the Cooperative Extension program, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a proclamation to recognize the week of May 8 through 16, 2004 as National Tourism Week in Orange County and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider a proclamation to recognize the weeks of May 3 through May 27, 2004 as Orange County Senior Games Events days and to encourage citizens age 55 and over to participate.
The Board will consider a proclamation to recognize
May 2 through 8, 2004 as Drinking Water Week in Orange County and
encourage participation in the Orange Water and Sewer Authority's (OWASA)
"Taste of Hope" Customer Assistance Program and authorize the Chair to
The Board will receive the final report from the Carrboro Library Workgroup.
The Board will
receive a presentation on a proposed "Air Quality Response", outlining
a series of initiatives underway and/or proposed to address current and
upcoming air quality issues in the County.
Items for Decision--Regular
The Board will receive follow up information as requested by the BOCC at its April 1 work session and to authorize actions needed to implement the transition of the Orange County Animal Shelter by July 1, 2004.
The Board will
consider submission of the Annual Public Housing Agency Plan for the
Orange County Housing Authority and authorize the Chair to sign the
Certification of Compliance/Board Resolution.
The Board will discuss a requested staff analysis of a proposed addendum to the interlocal agreement that became effective on August 7, 2003 regarding the planned third Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) high school and provide appropriate direction to staff.
The Board will receive a preliminary report on the student membership and capacity of the Orange County Schools (OCS) and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) as of November 15, 2003 and on related issues as outlined in the draft Annual Report of the SAPFO Technical Advisory Committee (SAPFOTAC); pose any questions needing further staff analysis prior to the Board's approval of membership and capacity figures at a future BOCC meeting; and provide any appropriate direction to staff.
The Board will consider one appointment to the Arts Commission.
The Board will consider one appointment to the Carrboro NTA (Northern Transition Area) Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider one appointment to the Carrboro Planning Board.
The Board will consider appointments to the Commission for Women (CFW).
The Board will consider appointments to the Human Services Advisory Commission (HSAC).
Board will consider appointments to the Transportation Services Board (TSB)
that include a representative from the County Manager's Office and Board
of County Commissioners as approved in the Transportation Services Board
by-laws on December 1, 2003.
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