Orange County Board of Commissioners
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at a steady pace. As a
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located at the Orange County Library in Hillsborough and the Chapel Hill
Library in Chapel Hill.
Additions or Changes to the Agenda
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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 Agenda
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes for April 1, 2004, Joint meeting with the Board of Health and the April 1,2004 regular meeting as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
The Board will consider one reappointment to the Agricultural Preservation Board.
The Board will consider reappointments to the Affordable Housing Advisory Board.
The Board will consider approving a request from Orange Grove Fire Department to enter into a financing arrangement to purchase a fire truck and authorize the Chair to sign the appropriate documents related to the financing arrangement.
The Board will consider approving budget and grant project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2003-04.
The Board will consider an amendment to the current Development and Joint Use Agreement to allow Orange County to contract for the installation of athletic field lighting on Smith Middle School Soccer Fields 3a and 3b without further encumbering the County to be fiscally responsible for routine maintenance, repair and utility costs associated with field lighting, and to request authorization for staff to retain the services of a design firm specializing in Athletic Field Lighting required for the proposed project and authorize the Manager to execute the resulting contract (est. $15,000) as prepared by staff and approved by the County Attorney.
The Board will consider approving various certifications related to student membership and capacity of the Orange County Schools (OCS) and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) as of November 15, 2003, as outlined in the revised draft Annual Report of the SAPFO Technical Advisory Committee (SAPFOTAC) and the incorporated forms. (Commissioner Gordon comments)
The Board will consider approving an application to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to release funds from Orange County's Public School Building Fund account for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools' share of the 2003-04 debt service payment related to construction o McDougle Elementary School and authorize the Chair to sign
The Board will consider approving an interlocal agreement under which Orange County would bill and collect on behalf of the Town of Chapel Hill fess that would be associated with the creation of a Town stormwater management utility subject to the final review by staff and the County Attorney, and confirm staff plans to immediately recruit for and fill the new Tax Clerk position.
The Board will
consider asking the Transportation Planning Branch of the North Carolina
Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to conduct the comprehensive update
for an Orange County Comprehensive
Transportation Plan and authorize the Chair to sign.
Resolutions or Proclamations
will consider adoption of a resolution to preserve and protect the ability
of local communities to phase in new standard for billboards and other
off-premise sign in order to improve community appearance and oppose
Senate Bill 1056 "Monetary Compensation - Outdoor Advertising" and
authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will
consider approving a proposal from the UNC School of Education that would
provide research and analysis about the resources available to the two
school systems in Orange County and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider authorizing staff to submit a
grant application in the amount of $25,000 to the Triangle Clean Cities
Coalition Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Incentives.
Items for Decision--Regular Agenda
Housing Bond Policy Revisions (12:45-12:55)
The Board will consider approval of a revised Affordable Housing Bond Policy.
The Board will consider approving a recommendation (with associated proposed utility extension mapping) that will: 1) define the boundaries and scope of work for the design portion of the project that will extend sewer to the area of Efland defined by the 1997 sewer bond and extend water and sewer to the Buckhorn Economic Development District (EDD)/community; and 2) authorize staff to solicit Requests for Proposals for the consultants that will provide the surveying, engineering and master planning services for the project
The Board will consider review and comments on information related to proposed revisions to the Town of Hillsborough Drought/Water Conservation Ordinance and direct staff as to comments to be directed to the Town.
The Board will consider one appointment to the Hillsborough Planning Board.
The Board will consider one appointment to the Advisory Board on Aging.
The Board will consider appointments to the Orange County/Town of Hillsborough Urban Transition Area Task Force.
and Commissions BOCC Serve On (1:45-1:50)
The Board will consider the
list of boards and commissions on which members of the Orange County Board
of Commissioners serve and discuss possible changes.
a. Fairview Park Report (1:50-2:00)
The Board will consider a series of maps showing
existing, proposed and potential uses of the properties belonging to
Orange County and the Town of Hillsborough in the Fairview Park, Orange
County Public Works vicinity and direct County staff as to how to proceed.
a. "To discuss the County's position and to instruct the County Manager and County Attorney on the negotiating position regarding the terms of a contract to purchase real property," NCGS § 143-318.11(a)(5).
"Pursuant to G.S. §
143-318.11(a)(3) "to consult with an attorney retained by the Board
in order to preserve the attorney-client privilege between the attorney
and the Board."
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