Orange County Board of Commissioners
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- these are approximate times. Citizens
are encouraged to be at the meeting at the starting time.
The Board usually considers items in the order listed and proceeds
at a steady pace. As a
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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 Agenda
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.
(We would appreciate you signing the pad ahead of time so that you are not overlooked.)
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 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board for meetings on May 4, 5, 18, 20, 27, and June 2, 2004.
Board of Health
The Board will
consider reappointments to the Board of Health.
Women - One Reappointment
The Board will
consider a reappointment to the Commission for Women.
Human Relations Commission - Reappointment
The Board will consider a reappointment to the Human Relations Commission.
Jail Inspection Report
The Board will receive the jail inspection report for July 6, 2004 from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
Tax Collector's Annual Settlement
will receive the tax collector's annual settlement on current and
delinquent taxes and approve the accounting thereof.
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 37 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance of North Carolina General Statutes.
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 77 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance of North Carolina General Statutes.
Applications for Property Tax Exemption
The Board will consider four (4) untimely applications for granting exempt status from as valorem taxation for the 2004 tax year.
Property Tax Releases
The Board will consider adoption of a resolution to release property values related to three (3) requests for property tax releases in accordance with N.C. General Statute 105-381.
Property Tax Refunds
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to two (2) requests for property tax refunds in accordance with N.C. General Statute 105-381.
Property Value Changes
The Board will consider approving value changes made in property values after the 2004 Board of Equalization and Review has adjourned.
The Board will consider approving plans to continue operating a Standard Work First program in Orange County and to appoint a committee to update the two-year plan.
The Board will consider three petitions to add subdivision roads to include Nichols Drive, Maggie Lane, Pascal Way, and Meadow Lane to the State-maintained Secondary Road System.
The Board will consider authorizing the assignment of the signed contract for purchase of the Adams property to the Town of Carrboro for the Town's anticipated purchase of the land on or before September 30, 2004.
Little River Regional Park:
Relocate Access Easement to Durham; Dedicate Public Road Right of
Way; Accept, Without Maintenance Responsibility, Public Right of Way
The Board will consider authorizing a change in the existing access easement held by Durham County through the Orange County portion of Little River Regional Park; to dedicate to the public 5 feet of additional right of way along Guess Road where it abuts the Park property and authorize the County Manager to sign the public dedication; and accept, without maintenance responsibility, the dedication of right of way; and authorize the County Manager to sign the acceptance on the Final Plat of the Easement Survey.
Change in BOCC Regular Meeting Schedule
The Board will consider two changes in the County Commissioners' regular meeting calendar for the year 2004 by adding a dinner meeting with the Board of the Department of Social Services on Tuesday, September 21 at 5:30 pm in Room D at the Southern Human Services Center (prior to the 7:30 pm BOCC meeting), and also consider moving the Tuesday, November 9 Work Session the Government Services Center to Monday, November 15, at 7:30 pm at the Government Services Center.
Budget Amendment #1
The Board will consider approving budget and grant project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2004-05.
Refinancing BB&T Installment Purchase Agreement
The Board will consider approving a modification agreement and resolution for installment purchase contracts entered into with BB&T to finance school facilities that will result in savings to the County and authorize the Chair and Finance Director to sign.
Minute Preparer Agreement
The Board will consider a two-year agreement between the County of Orange and Becky Butler for the preparation of BOCC meeting minutes and authorize the Chair to sign of behalf of the Board.
The Board will consider approving a renewal agreement for Health Department provision of dental services for the Head Start Program children offered by Chapel Hill Training and Outreach, Inc., subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney, and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving the contracts between CHCCS, OCS and the Health Department for School Nurse Funding subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney, and authorize the Chair to sign.
will consider authorizing renewal agreements with respite care providers
with the Department on Aging, subject to final review by staff and the
The Board will consider approving a continuation Agreement with the Town of Chapel Hill to provide funding in the amount of $46,697 for senior recreation programs on behalf of the Town's Parks and Recreation Department and authorize the Manager to sign.
The Board will consider approving the purchase of two
recycling trucks to be employed in Orange County's rural curbside
recycling program, based on a bid awarded by the Board of Commissioners on
May 18, 2004 to Carolina Environmental Systems of Kernersville, North
Carolina for a previous recycling truck purchase at a delivered cost of
$287,178 for two units; and authorize the Purchasing Director and Finance
Director to execute all necessary paperwork associated with the
acquisition and financing of the tow trucks.
Resolutions or Proclamations
The Board will consider a resolution of support for an application to
have a segment of Old 86 designated as a North Carolina Scenic Byway and
authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of Orange County.
The Board will conduct a
public hearing to receive citizen comments regarding a change in the
dwelling units targeted for repair under the County's FY 2004 Scattered
Site Housing Rehabilitation Program and authorize the staff to proceed
with grant implementation.
Items for Decision--Regular Agenda
The Board will
consider exempting this project from the qualification-based selection
process for architect services as allowed by GG 143-64.32 and award a
contract with Corley Redfoot Zach Architects (CRZ) in an amount not to
exceed $45,000 for the design of buildings at the Public Works site to be
used as a storage facility for County departments and a base for
operations of the Parks Department and authorize the Chair to sign on
behalf of the Board; and to approve the capital project ordinance funding
$675,000 to the project commensurate with discussions during the recent
Approval: Southern Orange
Senior Center Architect
The Board will consider accepting the recommendation of the Southern Orange Senior Center Architect Selection Panel to retain Gurlitz Architects, Durham, North Carolina for the design of the Center; and approve a contract, contingent upon attorney and staff review, in an amount not to exceed $322,000; and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board; and direct the Manager to request Expedited Review of the project from the Town of Chapel Hill.
- Preliminary Plan
The Board will
consider the Preliminary Plan for Phase One DAVI-NET.
Preservation Board - One New Appointment
The Board will
consider one appointment to the Agricultural Preservation Board.
Commission for the
Environment - Three New Appointments
The Board will consider appointments to the Commission for the Environment.
Library Services Task
Force - One New Appointment
Board will consider one appointment to the Library Services Task Force.
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