Orange County Board of Commissioners
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TIMES LISTED AFTER EACH ITEM
- 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
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 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.
Public Comments (7:35-7:45)
(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.)
Board Comments (7:45-8:00)
County Manager's Report
Items for Decision--Consent Agenda
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will correct and/or approve the minutes from meetings on September 9, 21, and 27 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
Appointments - None
Motor Vehicle Property Tax
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 82 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes.
Property Tax Refunds
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to three (3) requests for property tax refunds in accordance with N.C. General Statute 105-381.
Property Tax Releases
The Board will consider adoption of a resolution to release property values related to six (6) requests for property tax releases in accordance with N.C. General Statute 105-381.
Application for Property Tax Exemption
The Board will consider one (1) untimely application for granting exempt status from ad valorem taxation for the 2004 tax year.
The Board will consider adoption of the schedule of values, standards, and rules to be used in appraising real property in Orange County effective January 1, 2005 and observe all statutory requirements related to public notice about the schedule of values.
The Board will consider an agreement renewal to receive $50,000 from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals for their co-sponsorship of the Department on Aging's Senior Wellness Program from July1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 and authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney.
Budget Amendment #4
The Board will consider approving budget and capital project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2004-05.
Work First County Plan for 2005-2007
The Board will consider approving the proposed Work
First Plan for 2005-2007 as developed by the planning committee appointed
by the Board of Commissioners.
Resolutions or Proclamations
The Board will receive a presentation and consider approval of the finalists for the Southern Community Park and Homestead Aquatics Center Public Art Projects (BOCC approval must be secured before the public art aspect of these projects can move forward).
b. Proposed Constitutional Amendment on Use of "Self-Financing Bonds" REPORT RECEIVED
The Board will receive a report on the proposed amendment to the North Carolina Constitution that would authorize local governments to issue so-called "self-financing bonds".
c. Library Services Task Force Final Report REPORT RECEIVED
The Board will receive the Final Report from the
Library Services Task Force and provide feedback and direction to the Task
Force and/or County Staff as desired.
Public Hearings (9:05-9:20)
a. Orange County Hazard Mitigation Plan - Public Hearing and Decision NO ACTION TAKEN
The Board will hold a public hearing and consider
adoption of the Orange County Hazard Mitigation Plan and direct staff to
submit it to the State in compliance with the November 1, 2004 deadline.
Items for Decision--Regular Agenda
a. Interlocal Agreement on OCS Middle School #3/West Ten Soccer Complex (9:20-9:45) APPROVED WITH CHANGES
Agreement with Robert Segal, CPA, for
School Efficiency Study (9:45-10:05)
The Board will consider approving an agreement with the firm of Robert Segal, CPA, to carry out an examination of opportunities for achieving budgetary efficiencies in the operations of Orange County and the two school systems, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney, and authorize the Manager to sign.
c. Appointments (10:05-10:10) ALL DEFERRED
Board will consider making one new appointment to the Hyconeechee Regional
Library Board of Trustees.
The Board will consider appointments to the Orange County Planning Board.
The Board will consider one new appointment to the Orange County Arts Commission.
The Board will consider making appointments to the Commission for Women.
The Board will receive a report on the ongoing Jordan
Lake Stakeholder Project, which will yield a proposed Nutrient Management
Strategy for the lake in late 2004 and provide any comments to staff.
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