Orange County Board of Commissioners
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Additions or Changes to the Agenda
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and with fellow citizens. At
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meeting until that individual regains personal control. Should decorum
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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 December 7 and 12, 2006 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
Appointments - None
c. Advertisement of Tax Liens on Real Property APPROVED
The Board will consider a report on the amount of unpaid taxes for the current year that are liens on real property as required by North Carolina General Statute 105-369 and to request March 14, 2007 as the date set by the Board for the tax lien advertisement.
d. Authorization to Purchase PCs APPROVED
The Board will consider authorizing the Purchasing Director to order personal computers from Lenovo Computers to replace obsolete computers used by staff throughout Orange County Government.
The Board will consider accepting Law Enforcement Electronic Monitory grant funds awarded to the Sheriff's Department, and authorize one full-time equivalent Deputy Sheriff position, effective February 7, 2007, for one-year contingent upon continuation of grant funding in year two.
The Board will consider amending the Orange County Classification and Pay Plan by changing the title of the existing class for the vacant position of Emergency Management Director at Salary Grade 31 to Emergency Services Director, still at Salary Grade 31.
The Board will consider formally approving the occupancy list of departments for the downtown Hillsborough county campus buildings and authorize the Manager to finalize departmental square footage allocations pursuant to the demands of building programming.
The Board will consider approving a resolution
authorizing the submission of an application for a 10 Year Plan to End
Homelessness Technical Facilitator and authorize the Chair to sign.
Resolutions or Proclamations
a. Orange County Arts Grant Recipients GRANTS PRESENTED
The Board will present checks to local artists and arts organizations receiving Orange County Arts Grants.
b. Animal Services Center Public Art Project APPROVED
The Board will consider a proposal from the Orange
County Arts Commission to purchase two steel dog sculptures ($2,800 each)
with money allocated from the Fiscal Year 2006-07 CIP, from Carrboro
artist Mike Roig (to be temporarily located at various Orange County-
owned properties until they are installed at the to-be-constructed Animal
a. Orange County Consolidated Housing Plan Update APPROVED
The Board will receive comments from the public regarding the housing and non-housing needs to be included in the Annual Update of the 2005-2009 Consolidated Housing Plan for Housing and Community Development Programs in Orange County and proposed uses of 2007-2008 HOME funds.
b. Orange County's Proposed 2007 Legislative Agenda REVISED and APPROVED
The Board will hold a public hearing and further
review, discuss, and approve potential items for inclusion in Orange
County's legislative agenda package for the 2007 North Carolina General
Items for Decision--Regular Agenda
a. Site Selection: Orange County Transfer Station STAFF GIVEN DIRECTION
The Board will consider findings pertinent to site selection for a proposed Orange County Transfer Station.
b. CHCCS Elementary #10 Project Update INFORMATION RECEIVED
(1) Animal Shelter Design Committee - Appointments APPROVED
The Board will consider making appointments to the Animal Shelter Design Committee.
(2) Animal Tethering Committee - Initial Appointments APPROVED
will consider making initial appointments to the Animal Tethering