Orange County Board of Commissioners
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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.
of Office for Board Members (7:30-7:40)
a. Moses Carey
Valerie P. Foushee
Board Organization (7:40-7:50)
a. Election of Chair and Vice-Chair MOSES CAREY, JR. - CHAIR, BARRY JACOBS - VICE-CHAIR
Designation of Voting Delegate for all NCACC and NACo meetings for
Calendar Year December 1, 2004-2005 ALICE
GORDON AND STEVE HALKIOTIS TO SHARE REPRESENTATION
ALICE GORDON AND STEVE HALKIOTIS TO SHARE REPRESENTATION
a. Manager JOHN LINK
b. Clerk to the Board DONNA BAKER
County Attorney GEOFF
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.
(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
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from the October 21, 2004 and October 25, 2004 meeting as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
Commission for the Environment - Four
The Board will consider making four re-appointments to the Commission for the Environment.
The Board will consider making one re-appointment to the Orange County/Chapel Hill Visitors Bureau.
c. Examination of Bonds APPROVED
Board will consider examining bonds for officials pursuant to G.S. 109-5.
The Board will consider acceptance of a State pass-through grant award of federal Homeland Security funds in the amount of $3,000 to reimburse Orange County for the cost of an emergency services training exercise, and authorize the Emergency Management Director to sign the MOA, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney.
The Board will consider acceptance of a federally funded, state pass through grant in the amount of $9,500 to continue the Citizen Corps Council and Community Emergency Response Team Programs in Orange County; authorize the County Manager to sign the Memorandum of Agreement, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney; and designate the Emergency Management Specialist as the point of contact for the grant funded programs.
The Board will consider approving, on first reading, proposed franchise agreements by ordinance for the Orange EMS and Rescue Squad, Incorporated and for Technical Rescue Services, Incorporated in Orange County.
The Board will consider approving dental fee adjustments based on Medicaid adjustments effective October 1, 2004 and proposed primary care fees effective January 1, 2005.
The Board will consider an agreement with UNC Health Link for After Hours Nurse Triage Services for Primary Care Services, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney and authorize the Chair to sign.
i. Active Seniors Project Agreement with TJCOG APPROVED
The Board will consider approving an agreement with the Triangle J Council of Governments (TJCOG) for the services of a regional planner and other project costs to determine the walkability of trails surrounding the Southern Human Services Center site, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider awarding a bid for a GP-05 Glass Crusher from Andela Products, LTD of Richfield Springs, NY in the amount of $32,900 for Orange County recycling operations, and authorize the Purchasing Director to execute the necessary paperwork.
The Board will consider awarding bud number 251 for a Crawler Dozer to Gregory Poole Equipment Company of Raleigh, NC at a delivered cost of $274,700; authorize the Purchasing Director to execute the necessary paperwork; and authorize the Finance Director to obtain the appropriate financing and execute all associated paperwork.
The Board will consider awarding a bid number 1417 to
pave an access road at the Orange County Landfill, to Barrett, Irvin and
Jordan Construction, Inc. in Durham, NC at a cost of $50,665; and to
authorize the Purchasing Director to execute the necessary paperwork.
The Board will
consider awarding a contract to Environmental Services, Inc. for a survey
of cultural and archeological resources on the 67-acre property owned by
Orange County and the Town of Hillsborough for an expansion of Fairview
Park; authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final review by staff and
the County Attorney.
The Board will consider a resolution approving requests from the Towns of Carrboro and Chapel Hill respectively to assume maintenance responsibilities for proposed sidewalks on Homestead and Rogers Roads.
The Board will consider a petition to add an
extension of Edwards Drive to the state-maintained Secondary Road System.
The Board will consider amending the Orange County Arts Commission's enabling resolution to increase the number of members from eleven to fifteen, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney.
The Board will consider adopting the third draft of
the Rules of Procedure Governing the Organization and Operation of the
Orange County Animal Services Advisory Board.
Resolutions or Proclamations
a. Winter Weather Awareness Week Proclamation APPROVED
The Board will consider designating the week of December 5-December 11, 2004 as Winter Weather Awareness Week in Orange County.
b. Resolution Supporting Accreditation for Local Health Departments APPROVED WITH REVISIONS
The Board will consider adopting a resolution of support for promoting health department accreditation in North Carolina, and have the Clerk forward executed copies to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and to the Orange County Legislative Delegation.
The Board will consider authorizing the County Attorney to craft an agreement between Orange County and the Orange Soil and Water Conservation District that would permit the County to administer a donation of $20,000 and a photographic art collection on behalf of the District.
The Board will
receive a presentation from the Executive Director of the Chapel
Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau of their Annual Report.
Items for Decision--Regular
Twin Creeks Park - Follow-up Report and
Potential Decisions NO
ACTION TAKEN (9:35-9:50)
The Board will consider a report on the Twin Creeks (Moniese Nomp*) Park and Educational Campus Project, with possible decision points.
Access to Weather and Emergency
Information at the Government Services Center DEFERRED
The Board will consider taking action to provide access to weather and news information on the television located in the large meeting room at the Government Services Center.
Southern Orange Senior Center Project
The Board will consider establishing a budget to support the facility program for the new Southern Orange Senior Center, being developed in collaboration with the Southern Orange Senior Center Planning Committee.
(1) Orange County Planning Board DEFERRED
The Board will consider making new appointments to the Orange County Planning Board.
The Board will consider making new appointments/reappointments to the Intergovernmental Parks (IP) Workgroup.
The Board will consider making new appointments to the ABC Board.
(4) Agricultural Center Work Group DEFERRED
The Board will consider making appointments to the Agricultural Center Work Group.
The Board will consider making one new appointment to the Orange County/Chapel Hill Visitor's Bureau.
(6) Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee DEFERRED
The Board will consider making new appointments to the Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee.
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