ORANGE COUNTY BOARD
COUNTY PLANNING BOARD
QUARTERLY PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
November 23, 2009
(Adjacent to the Triangle Sportsplex)
Hillsborough, North Carolina
NOTE: Information is available in the Planning Department
or the Clerk’s Office
TO PEOPLE WITH IMPAIRED HEARING: Audio amplification equipment is available on request. If you need this assistance, please call the County Clerk’s
Office at 732-8181 or 967-9251.
OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR
B. 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 member 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.
PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
- Rezoning – Intersection of NC 54 and White Cross
Road: To receive public comments on a proposed
rezoning of a parcel of property at the intersection of NC 54 and White
Cross Road (TMBL 6.30..7M / PIN 9749-40-0293) from Agricultural
Residential (AR) to Neighborhood Commercial Two (NC-2).
- Sign Ordinance Amendments – Outdoor Advertising
Signs (Billboards): To receive public comments on a proposed
text amendment to Article Nine (9) Signs of the Zoning Ordinance to
develop language outlining the County’s limitations on the regulation of
outdoor advertising signs (i.e. billboards).
Telecommunication Wireless Support Structures (Telco Towers): To receive
public comments on the proposal by the County to use certain County properties
as potential sites for Telco
Towers. The process to enroll these sites as part of
the zoning code’s Master Telecommunications Plan (MTP) does not require a
formal public hearing. However, since
possible future tower development to serve the needs of public safety,
information technology, and economic development on behalf of citizens and
County is bringing this
provision forward for public discussion.
ADJOURNMENT OF PUBLIC HEARING
State of the 2030 Comprehensive Plan: November
18th is the first anniversary of the adoption of the 2030
Comprehensive Plan. Consistent with Plan
recommendations for monitoring and evaluation, staff is providing a status
report to the BOCC. Status reports are to occur every other year
beginning one-year after Plan adoption.
Census 2010 Complete Count Committee (CCC)
Update: Staff will provide a brief update on the activities
of the Committee, formed to help build awareness about the census, why it is
important, and encourage participation.