Orange County Board of Commissioners

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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
7:30 p.m. 
F Gordon Battle Courtroom
106 East Margaret Lane    
Hillsborough, NC
    

Note: Background Material on all abstracts available in the Clerk's Office

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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.  

1.  Additions or Changes to the Agenda

PUBLIC CHARGE

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.  All electronic devices such as cell phones, pagers, and computers should please be turned off or set to silent/vibrate.

2.  Public Comments

(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.)

3.  Proclamations/Resolutions/Special Presentations

a.      Steinbeck Award for Tom Konsler  APPROVED

The Board will consider recognizing the accomplishments of one of the Health Departments senior staff members, Tom Konsler. 

b.      Resolution Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Hillsborough Hog Day APPROVED

The Board will consider a resolution celebrating the silver anniversary of Hillsborough Hog Day and authorize the Chair to sign. 

c.      Resolution Supporting Efforts to End Human Trafficking in North Carolina APPROVED

The Board will consider adoption of a resolution that supports efforts to end human trafficking in North Carolina and authorize the Chair to sign. 

d.      OWASA Water and Sewer Rate and Fee Proposals APPROVED

The Board will receive OWASA's water and sewer rate proposals for FY 2007/08 for BOCC review and questions. 

e.      Upper Neuse River Basin Association Report APPROVED

The Board will receive a short presentation from the Upper Neuse River Basin Association (UNRBA) from Association staff member Ms. Sarah Bruce. 

4.  Consent Agenda

a.      Minutes APPROVED

The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from April 19, 24 and 26, 2007, also October 17 (8:00am), 17, 5 and 3, 2006 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board. 

b.      Appointments

(1)   Board of Health - Reappointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making reappointments to the Board of Health. 

(2)   Chapel Hill Board of Adjustment APPROVED

The Board will consider making one reappointment to the Chapel Hill Board of Adjustment. 

(3)   Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee - Reappointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making reappointments to the Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee. 

(4)   Human Relations Commission - Reappointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making one reappointment to the Human Relations Commission. 

(5)   Economic Development Commission - Reappointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making reappointments to the Economic Development Commission. 

c.       Home and Community Care Block Grant for Older Adults Funding Plan - FY2007-2008 APPROVED

The Board will consider approving the recommended Home and Community Care Block Grant for Older Adults Funding Plan for FY 2007-08 in the amount of $451,105 and authorize the Chair to sign. 

d.      Hyconeechee Regional Library Contract Agreement Renewal APPROVED

The Board will consider renewing the contract agreement between the Hyconeechee Regional Library System and the counties of Caswell, Orange, and Person; and authorize the Chair to sign. 

e.      Renewal of Contract for Household Hazardous Waste Collection Services APPROVED

The Board will consider continuing the contract with ECOFLO Inc. for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) Waste Collection and Disposal Services and authorize the Chair to sign subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney. 

f.        Contract Renewal - The Peoples Channel for Live Casting, Video Taping, and Cable Casting Orange County Board of Commissioners' Meetings APPROVED

The Board will consider approval of a contract renewal with The People's Channel for live casting, videotaping, and cable casting regular Board of County Commissioners' meetings and authorize the Chair to sign. 

g.      Contract Renewal with Dr. Marat Dubrovsky, DVM, DBA Nicks Road Veterinary Clinic, for Spay/Neuter Surgery Services with the Animal Shelter Division of the Animal Services Department APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a contract renewal with Dr. Marat Dubrovsky, DVM, to provide spay/neuter surgery services for Orange County's Animal Shelter at the unit price of $63 per surgery during FY 2007-08 and authorize the Chair to sign, pending final review by staff and the County Attorney. 

h.      Contract Renewal with Dr. James Miller, DVM, DBA North Churton Street Animal Hospital, for Spay/Neuter Services with the Animal Shelter Division of the Animal Services Department APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a contract renewal with Dr. James Miller, DVM, to provide spay/neuter surgery services for Orange County's Animal Shelter at the unit price of $63 per animal during FY 2007-08 and authorize the Chair to sign, pending final review by staff and the County Attorney. 

i.        Contract Renewal with Town of Carrboro for County Provision of Emergency Animal Rescue Services (EARS) APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a contract renewal with the Town of Carrboro to provide the Town with emergency animal rescue services in the amount of $6,000 during FY 2007-08 and authorize the Chair to sign pending final review by staff and the County Attorney. 

j.        Contract Renewal with Town of Chapel Hill for County Provision of Animal Control and Emergency Animal Rescue Services (EARS) APPROVED

The Board will consider approving contract renewal to provide the Town of Chapel Hill with animal control and emergency animal rescue services from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 in the amount of $75,000 and authorize the Chair to sign pending final review by staff and the County Attorney. 

k.      Contract Renewal for Pharmacy Services for Health Department APPROVED

The Board will consider renewing a contract for pharmacy services for the Health Department and authorize the Chair to sign, pending the approval of the 2007-08 budget and County Attorney review. 

l.        Agreement Renewal with Chapel Hill Training and Outreach, Inc. and Health Department for Dental Services for Head Start APPROVED

The Board will consider renewing an agreement for the Health Department provision of dental services for the Head Start Program offered by Chapel Hill Training and Outreach, Inc. in northern Orange County and authorize the Chair to sign. 

m.    Renewal of Contract with Center for Employment Training for Vocational Training APPROVED

The Board will consider renewing the contract with the Center for Employment Training and authorize the Chair to sign. 

n.      Renewal of Contract with Arcadia Health Care to Provide In-Home Aide Services to Eligible Adults APPROVED

The Board will consider continuing the contract for In-Home Aide Services to eligible adults and authorize the Chair to sign. 

o.      Renewal of Contract with Home Health Solutions to Provide In-Home Aide Services to Eligible Adults APPROVED

The Board will consider continuing the contract for In-Home Aide Services to eligible adults and authorize the Chair to sign. 

p.      Renewal of Contract with Infinity Health Services to Provide In-Home Aide Services to Eligible Adults APPROVED

The Board will consider continuing the contract for In-Home Aide Services to eligible adults and authorize the Chair to sign. 

q.      Renewal of Contract with Personalized Patient Home Assistance to Provide In-Home Aide Services to Eligible Adults APPROVED

The Board will consider continuing the contract for In-Home Aide Services to eligible adults and authorize the Chair to sign. 

r.       Renewal of Contract with Touched By Angels to Provide In-Home Aide Services to Eligible Adults APPROVED

The Board will consider continuing the contract for In-Home Aide Services to eligible adults and authorize the Chair to sign. 

s.       Renewal of Contract with Triangle Home Health Care to Provide In-Home Aide Services to Eligible Adults APPROVED

The Board will consider continuing the contract for In-Home Aide Services to eligible adults and authorize the Chair to sign. 

t.        Renewal of Contract with Northen Blue for DSS Legal Services APPROVED

The Board will consider approval of the Fiscal Year 2007-08 contract for legal representation for the Department of Social Services with Northen Blue, LLP, and authorize the Chair to sign. 

u.      Renewal of Contract with Orange-Person-Chatham LME to Assist and Support Access for Social Services Clients APPROVED

The Board will consider continuation of a contract with Orange-Person-Chatham LME for a part-time liaison to assist clients of Social Services to access needed mental health services and authorize the Chair to sign. 

v.      Contract Renewal with Orange County Schools System for Adolescent Parenting Services APPROVED

The Board will consider renewing the contract with the Orange County Schools System to provide specialized services to pregnant and parenting teens and authorize the Chair to sign. 

w.     Reinstating of Contract with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools for Adolescent Parenting Services APPROVED

The Board will consider reinstating the contract with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools System to provide specialized services to pregnant and parenting teens and authorize the Chair to sign. 

x.      Renewal of Contract with Orange Public Transportation to Provide Medically Necessary Transportation to Medicaid Clients APPROVED

The Board will consider continuing the contract for medically necessary transportation services with Orange Public Transportation (OPT) and authorize the Chair to sign. 

y.      Renewal of Contract for Social Work Services Between Orange County Schools and Orange County Department of Social Services APPROVED

The Board will consider renewal of the contract between the Orange County Schools and the Orange County Department of Social Services for the provision of eight Department of Social Services positions and related supervision to provide social work and case management services in the schools and authorize the Chair to sign. 

z.       Renewal of Contract with UNC Hospitals for DSS to Provide Medicaid Workers APPROVED

The Board will consider continuing the contract for income maintenance staff at UNC Hospitals and authorize the Chair to sign. 

aa.  Jail HVAC System Replacement Analysis, Chiller Replacement and Contract for Replacement System Design Services APPROVED

The Board will receive the Orange County Jail HVAC System Upgrade Analysis and consider contracts for the replacement of the chiller and design of the HVAC system and authorize the Purchasing Director to execute the contracts. 

bb.  Bradford Ridge Road Petition for Addition to the State Maintained System APPROVED

The Board will consider a petition to add Bradford Ridge Road to the State Maintained Secondary Road System. 

cc.   Petition for Addition of Subdivision Roads (Edburton Court and Berwick Place) to the State Maintained System APPROVED

The Board will consider a recommendation regarding a request for additions to the State Maintained Secondary Road System for Edburton Court and Berwick Place. 

dd.  Orange County Transportation Priority List for the 2009-2015 TIP APPROVED

The Board will consider endorsing projects and/or comments regarding priority transportation projects for inclusion in the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) 2009-2015 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). 

ee.  Schools Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (SAPFO) - Approval of Annual 2007 Report DEFERRED

The Board will consider approving the 2007 SAPFOTAC Report related to various aspects of Orange County Schools and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, as outlined in the draft Annual Report of the SAPFO Technical Advisory Committee and the incorporated forms. 

ff.     Duke Energy Right-of-Way at Durham Technical Community College - Orange Campus APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a right of way agreement as requested by Duke Energy for power lines to be installed for the Durham Technical Community College satellite campus in the Waterstone development in Hillsborough and authorize the Chair to sign. 

gg.  Contract Approval with Raftelis Financial Consultants to Conduct a Rate Study for the Efland Sewer System APPROVED

The Board will consider awarding a contract for professional services associated with conducting a rate study for the Efland Sewer System to Raftelis Financial Consultants of Charlotte, North Carolina at an amount not to exceed $14,829 and authorize the Purchasing Director to execute the contract pending final review by staff and the County Attorney. 

hh.  Budget Amendment #13 APPROVED

The Board will consider approving budget, school and county capital project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2006-07. 

ii.      Agricultural Support Enterprises (ASE) APPROVED with CHANGES

The Board will consider endorsing concepts, or elements on the Agricultural Support Enterprises project from the May 21, 2007 Joint BOCC/Planning Board Work Session and authorize the completion of the project in accordance with the schedule provided. 

jj.      Resolution Requesting that the Budget for the State of North Carolina Be Approved by July 1, 2007 APPROVED

The Board will consider a resolution requesting that the budget for the State of North Carolina be approved by July 1, 2007 and authorize the Chair to sign. 

kk. Resolution in Support of the State Energy Office APPROVED

The Board will consider a resolution requesting support for the State Energy Office and authorize the Chair to sign. 

5.  Public Hearings

6.  Regular Agenda

a.      Animal Services Facility Plan Approval APPROVED

The Board will consider approving plans for the Animal Services facility to be constructed on Eubanks Road on property adjacent to the Orange County Landfill. 

b.      Request to Expand the At-Large Membership of the Human Services Advisory Commission APPROVED with CHANGES

The Board will consider a request from the Human Services Advisory Commission to expand its at-large membership from seven members to eleven. 

7.  Reports

8.  Board Comments

9.  County Manager's Report

10.  Appointments

a.      Durham Technical Community College (DTCC) - Trustee Appointments APPROVED

The Board will consider appointing volunteers to the Durham Technical Community College Board of Trustees. 

b.      Economic Development Commission - New Appointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making one new appointment to the Economic Development Commission. 

c.      Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee - New Appointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making a new appointment to the Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee. 

d.      Social Services Board - New Appointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making one new appointment to the Social Services Board. 

11.  Closed Session

12.  Information Items

13.  Adjournment