Orange County Board of Commissioners
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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.)
will consider a resolution commending the Master Aging Plan Task Force on
the completion of the five
year plan update that was presented to the Board of County Commissioners
on May, 3, 2007 and adopted on May 15, 2007 and authorize the Chair to
a. Minutes APPROVED
will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from April 30 and
May 3, 8, 15, 2007 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
(1) Workforce Development Board - Reappointment APPROVED
The Board will consider making one reappointment to the Workforce Development Board.
c. Property Tax Releases APPROVED
will consider adopting a resolution to release property values related to
two (2) requests for property tax release in accordance with N.C. General
d. Property Tax Refunds APPROVED
will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to three (3)
requests for property tax refund in accordance with N.C. General Statute
e. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Release/Refunds APPROVED
will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 93 requests for
motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with North
Carolina General Statutes.
f. Commission for Women (CFW) Bylaws Amendment DEFERRED
will consider reviewing and/or amending the Commission for Women's
Bylaws to include a mission statement and other minor changes for the
purpose of clarification.
The Board will consider approving a contract for the provision of dental clinical services for the Health Department by a UNC School of Dentistry faculty member and authorize the Manager to execute and sign the final contract pending final review by staff and the County Attorney.
The Board will consider renewing a contract with UNC Family Medicine and Health Department for Physician Services and authorize the Chair to sign pending approval of the FY 2007-08 budget and County Attorney review.
i. EMS Medical Director Contract Renewal APPROVED
will consider renewing a contract between Orange County and the UNC
Department of Emergency Medicine concerning medical direction of Orange
County's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program and authorize the
Chair to sign.
j. Defibrillator Maintenance and Support Contract APPROVED
will consider entering into a continuation contract for annual maintenance
and support of equipment used as part of the County's Emergency Medical
preparedness and response activities and authorize the Purchasing and
Central Services Director to sign upon review by the County Attorney.
will consider renewing a lease with JCBH Properties, LLC, Hillsborough,
North Carolina for an approximately 4,000 square foot building for
continued use as the parks operations base and authorize the Chair to
will consider authorizing a contract for completion of the Central
Recreation restroom renovations and accessibility elements for an amount
of $249,843 and authorize the Purchasing Director to execute paperwork as
m. Tennis Court Joint Use Agreement APPROVED
will consider a proposed Joint Use Agreement between the Orange County
Board of Education and the Orange County Board of Commissioners for the
use of the Tennis Courts at Orange High School and authorize the Chair to
will consider a proposed revision to the Orange County Personnel
Ordinance, Article IV, Section 1.0 Worker's Compensation Leave and
authorize the Manager to develop rules and regulations to carry out this
section of the Personnel Ordinance.
will consider authorization to renew agreements with respite care
providers with the Department on Aging and authorize the Chair to sign.
p. Bid Award: West Ten Soccer Field Fencing APPROVED
will consider awarding a bid to Prince Fencing Company of Durham, North
Carolina for an amount not to exceed $115,520 for construction of fencing
at the West Ten Soccer Complex (Phase I of the project) and authorize the
Purchasing Director to execute the paperwork as may be required.
will consider authorizing the Chair to execute a contract with Corley
Redfoot Zack for park pre-construction design and engineering services to
secure permits, conduct engineering work, and create construction drawings
and specifications for bid documents for Fairview Community Park and
authorize the Chair to sign subject to final review by staff and the
will consider authorizing the expenditure of funds to complete land
surveying required for floodplain elevation certificates.
The Board will consider a contract with Clarion Associates to provide services during Phase II of the Comprehensive Plan Update process and authorize the Chair to sign.
will consider the legal advertisement for items to be presented at the
Board of County Commissioners/Planning Board Quarterly Public Hearing
scheduled for August 27, 2007.
u. US 70/Cornelius Street Corridor Strategic Plan APPROVED
will consider approval of the Draft US 70/Cornelius Street Corridor
Strategic Plan presented at the May 21, 2007 Quarterly Public Hearing.
will consider approval of a petition presented at the April 26, 2007 Joint
Planning Area Public Hearing to rezone 21.5 acres at the southwest corner
of Homestead Road and Seawell School Road.
The Board will consider approving the 2007 SAPFOTAC Report related to various aspects of Orange County Schools (OCS) and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS), as outlined in the draft Annual Report of the SAPFO Technical Advisory Committee and the incorporated forms.
The Board will consider approving a request from Efland Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. to enter into a financing arrangement to purchase a fire truck and authorize the Chair to sign.
will consider approving the certification requirements for the fire
marshal and assistant fire marshal to participate in the North Carolina
State Firemen's Association for the year 2006 and authorize the Chair to
will consider authorizing the Division of Emergency Services to apply for
Interoperable Communications Equipment as a sub-applicant from the City of
aa. Pyrotechnics Permit - Orange Speedway APPROVED
will consider approving a pyrotechnics permit for Orange County Speedway
for July 7, 2007 and authorize the staff to execute permits as needed.
will consider approving a contract with Summit Engineering, Hillsborough,
North Carolina to perform construction materials testing and construction
observation in conjunction with the Justice Facilities Expansion Project
and authorize the Manager to sign.
will consider authorizing the upfit of the proposed 9-1-1 Center at 510
Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough using the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR)
method of contracting.
will consider approving a Purchase Agreement(s) and Construction Manager
at Risk (CMAR) agreement(s) associated with the purchase and construction
of facilities on the county campus off of West Margaret Lane, Hillsborough
and authorize the Chair to sign.
will consider authorizing the Manager to contract with a personnel search
firm(s) during the Board of County Commissioners' summer recess from
June 27 until August 21, 2007 for the vacant Emergency Services Director
position and the vacant Economic Development Director position.
will consider a resolution opposing House Bill 1587 - The Local
Government Fair Competition Act and authorize the Chair to sign.
gg. Budget Amendment #14
The Board will consider approving budget, school and county capital project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2006-07.
will conduct a public hearing for the NCDOT Rural Operating Assistance
Program (ROAP) and to approve the annual FY 2007-2008 ROAP grant
application including supplemental request and authorize the Chair to
Approval of Fiscal Year 2007-08 Budget Ordinance, Capital
Project Ordinances, and Grant Project Ordinances
(this is a large, 18MB file)
(this is a large, 18MB file) APPROVED
The Board will consider adopting the County's budget ordinance, School and County capital project ordinances, and County grant project ordinances for fiscal year 2007-08.
will consider accepting a $500,000 state grant from the NC Parks and
Recreation Trust Fund for construction of Northern Park (also known as
Cedar Grove Park) and authorize the Chair to sign subject to final review
by staff and the County Attorney.
c. Bid Award for Northern Park, Phase I APPROVED
will consider awarding a bid and approving a contract with Faulconer
Construction in an amount not to exceed $1,547,149 for construction of the
major elements of Northern Park (also known as Cedar Grove Park) and
authorize the Chair to sign.
will consider a proposed amendment to the Orange County Housing Bond
Policy from the Orange Community Housing and Land Trust organization.
will consider draft comments on the proposed Jordan Lake Nutrient
Management rules, to be presented for public comment this summer, for
submittal to the N.C. Environmental Management Commission.
f. Six-Month Development Moratorium in the Carrboro Northern Study Area APPROVED with CHANGES
will receive the Planning Board's recommendation on a proposed six-month
moratorium on residential development in the Joint Planning Transition
Area portion of the Carrboro Northern Study Area and consider a resolution
will consider providing direction to the County Manager regarding the
development of a potential policy requiring newly hired County department
heads to reside within the County.
The Board will receive an update on the Historic Rogers Road Community Enhancement and Monitoring Task Force activities to date.
b. Status Report: Orange County Government Access Television, Channel 265 REPORT RECEIVED
The Board will receive a status report on the
operations and management of Orange County Government Access Television,
County Manager's Report
will consider making new appointments to the Affordable Housing Advisory
will consider making new appointments to the Economic Development
c. Human Relations Commission - New Appointments APPROVED
will consider making new appointments to the Human Relations Commission.
d. Human Services Advisory Board - New Appointment APPROVED
will consider making one reappointment to the Human Services Advisory
The Board will consider making one appointment to the Sportsplex Community
"To consider and give instructions to the County
Attorney concerning the handling of the case of Christopher Road Realty,
Inc. vs. Orange County Board of Adjustment, Orange County Superior Court
File No. 06 CVS 1489, pursuant to N C Gen Statute Section