Orange County Board of Commissioners
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County Manager's Report
Items for Decision--Consent Agenda
Minutes - NONE
The Board will consider making one reappointment to the Jury Commission.
The Board will consider making reappointments to the Orange Unified Transportation Board.
The Board will consider making a reappointment to the Recreation and Parks Advisory Council.
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 66 requests fro motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes.
The Board will consider approving budget ordinance amendments and capital project ordinances for fiscal year 2006-07.
The Board will consider accepting start-up funding to provide primary care services to traditional Health Department clients at Southern Human Services Center (SHSC).
The Board will consider approving an agreement with the UNC School of Public Health for a pilot study of a biosolids application site in Orange County subject to final approval by UNC and County Attorney review, and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving a contract to purchase a 10-acre tract of land from David Paydarfar for an addition to the future Millhouse Road park property and authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final review by staff and County Attorney, with closing expected to occur on or before February 28, 2007.
The Board will consider authorizing the acceptance of two purchase contract assignments from the Triangle Land Conservancy for the County's acquisition of approximately 25 acres of land along New Hope Creek from the Trinity School, and the granting of a conservation easement for the same land to the State of North Carolina and authorize the Chair and Clerk to sign subject to final review by staff and County Attorney.
The Board will consider an Orange County policy establishing ethics and conduct for County public servants.
The Board will consider approval of November 15, 2006 membership and capacity numbers for both school districts (Orange County and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools) which will be used in developing 10-year student membership projections and the 2007 SAPFO Technical Advisory Committee Report and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approval of a petition by
Brian and Lydia Gilmour to rezone a portion of their property from
Existing Commercial-V (EC-5) to Agricultural Residential (AR).
Resolutions or Proclamations
The Board will consider recognizing Carolina Brewery, whose Flagship IPA was awarded a Gold Medal in the English Style India Pale Ale category at the Great American Beer Festival (The Festival is the largest national Competition that recognizes outstanding beers produced in the United States) and commend Mr. Poitras for his exemplary corporate citizenship.
The Board will consider recogni8zing Lantern Restaurant, one of only three restaurants in the southeast named as America's Top 50 Restaurants by Gourmet Magazine, and commend its chefs for being strong supporters of local farmers and their products.
The Board will consider a proclamation to recognize
December 15, 2006 as Bill of Rights Day in Orange County.
The Board will receive the Comprehensive Annual
Financial Report (CAFR) including the Single Audit Report and the audit
report for the SportsPlex for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2006.
The Board will consider the Planning Board recommendations regarding the PEMC request to amend its Planned Development - Office/Institution (PD-OI) zoning district and its Class A Special Use Permit to permit the principal use of a 350-foot replacement tower at its administrative and operations center located at 2500 NC Highway 86 South, Hillsborough.
Items for Decision--Regular Agenda
The Board will consider a decision on Phase One recommendations contained in the jointly prepared Hillsborough and Orange County Strategic Growth Plan.
The Board will consider approving the acquisition of approximately 18.13 acres of undeveloped land on Walnut Grove Church Road for use as a solid waste convenience center and authorize the Chair to sign the agreement.
The Board will consider the creation of a Library Services Task Force to review and update the 2004 Library Services Task Force Report presented to the BOCC on October 19, 2004.
The Board will consider making appointments to the Hollow Rock Park Planning Committee.
will consider making appointments to the Commission for Women.
"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 §
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