Orange County Board of Commissioners

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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Immediately Following Adjournment of 7:30 p.m. 
   Reconvened February 25, 2008 Quarterly Public Hearing
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.         Turkey Farm Road Bridge Resolution APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a resolution concerning the Turkey Farm Road bridge replacement. 

b.         Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a proclamation recognizing the week of April 13 - 19, 2008 as Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week in Orange County and authorize the Chair to sign. 

c.          Orange County Government Week Proclamation APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a proclamation in recognition of National County Government Week in Orange County and authorize the Chair to sign. 

4.  Consent Agenda

a.      Minutes - None

b.      Appointments - None

c.       Property Tax Refunds APPROVED

The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to one (1) request for property tax refund in accordance with N.C. General Statute 105-381. 

d.      Property Tax Releases APPROVED

The Board will consider adoption of a resolution to release property values related to four (4) requests for property tax release in accordance with N.C. General Statute 105-381. 

e.      Property Value Changes APPROVED

The Board will consider approving value changes made in property values after the 2007 Board of Equalization and Review has adjourned. 

f.        Applications for Property Tax Exemption/Exclusion APPROVED

The Board will consider two (2) untimely applications for exemption/exclusion from ad valorem taxation for the 2007 tax year. 

g.      Renewal of Consolidated Agreement Between Health Department and NC Department of Health and Human Services APPROVED

The Board will consider approving the annual consolidated agreement between the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the Orange County Health Department, which provides State and Federal funds to the Health Department to partially support mandated services and authorize the Chair to sign, pending final review by staff and the County Attorney. 

h.      Bid Award: Tape Backup System Replacement APPROVED

The Board will consider purchasing a new tape backup system to replace the County's aging tape backup system and authorize the Purchasing Director to execute the necessary paperwork. 

i.        Valley Forge Road Property Lease Rate for Builder's First Source No Action Taken, To Be Brought Back

The Board will consider approving the lease rate for property owned by the County at 401 Valley Forge Road, Hillsborough and leased to Builders First Source; and to receive information regarding compliance with the original economic development conditions established in the 1997 lease. 

j.        Dedication of Electrical Site Lighting Utilities to Duke Energy for Northern Park APPROVED with Changes

The Board will consider approving a dedication of electrical site lighting utilities built to service the Orange County Northern Park, and authorize the Chair to sign. 

k.      Landfill Compactor for Orange County Landfill APPROVED

The Board will consider purchasing a Landfill Compactor for the Orange County Landfill in order to obtain additional compaction and extend the life of the landfill, and authorize the Purchasing Director to execute the necessary paperwork, and authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney. 

5.  Public Hearings

a.      Northern Buckhorn Community/Central Efland Sewer Expansion Project Public Hearing for Preliminary Engineer's Report Hearing Held 

The Board will consider holding the EPA-required (for State and Tribal Assistance Grant funded projects) public hearing on the proposed project's preliminary Engineer's Report. 

6.  Regular Agenda

7.  Reports

8.  Board Comments (Three Minute Limit Per Commissioner)

9.  County Manager's Report

10.  Appointments (none)

11.  Information Items

        Memorandum from Health Director Rosemary Summers Regarding Biosolids Program in Orange County

        UNC Remediation Project Near the Animal Shelter

12.  Closed Session

13.  Adjournment