Orange County Board of Commissioners
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1. Additions or Changes to the Agenda
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
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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.)
3. Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations
a. Presentation from NC Budget and Tax Center Report Received
The Board will receive a presentation from staff with the North Carolina budget and Tax Center providing and overview of the State’s budget outlook for the upcoming year and the proposed comprehensive tax reform effort.
b. Town of Chapel Hill Mayor Kevin Foy’s Mental Health Task Force Report Report Received
The Board will receive the final report of Chapel Hill May Kevin Foy’s Mental Health Task Force.
The Board will consider a report from the Human Relations commission, based on a request from the BOCC, on the Department of Homeland Security’s “Secure Communities” program and provide concrete suggestions to make program implementation as transparent and socially just as possible.
4. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from November 14, 19 and 23 (both 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. meetings), 2009, as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
(1) Commission for the Environment – Reappointments APPROVED
The Board will consider making reappointments to the Commission for the Environment.
c. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Release/Refunds APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 33 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with NCGS.
The Board will consider three (3) untimely applications for exemption/exclusion from ad valorem taxation for the 2009 tax year.
e. Appointment of Tax Assessor APPROVED
The Board will consider appointing a new Tax Assessor, change the appointment term of the Tax Collector, and establish the Tax Administrator classification.
f. Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Table of Contents APPROVED with CHANGES
The Board will consider accepting and approving the formatting and organizational structure of a draft version of the table of contents for the proposed Unified Development Ordinance.
The Board will consider the version of the Interlocal Agreement adopted by the Town of Hillsborough and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider partnering with the Town of Hillsborough to construct a sidewalk, not to exceed $38,775, connecting the existing sidewalk in front of the new Library to Churton Street, and authorize the Manager to execute the documents.
i. Justice Center Facility Project Change Order and Revised Capital Project Ordinances APPROVED with CHANGES
The Board will consider approving 1) a change order fro the Justice Center Facility capital project in order to comply with life safety code issues, and 2) capital project ordinances for the Justice Center Facility and Emergency Services Relocation at Meadowlands projects, and authorize the Manager to sign.
The Board will consider the resolution of boundary overlaps and gaps among property owned by the Friends of Moorefields, the Crutchfield heirs and Orange County by a boundary agreement, and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider adopting a final bond resolution authorizing the sale of General Obligation Refunding bonds in the maximum amount of $27,000,000 to refund Public Improvement Bonds issued in 2001 and 2003.
l. Change in BOCC Regular Meeting Schedule for 2010 APPROVED
The Board will consider one change in the County commissioners’ regular meeting calendar for year 2010, changing the date of the Legislative Breakfast from 4/19/2010 to 2/22/2010.
5. Public Hearings
6. Regular Agenda
a. Bradshaw Quarry Road Solid Waste Convenience Center: Scenarios and Strategies to Maintain Operations for Remainder Fiscal Year 2009–10 APPROVED (for 2 days) with CHANGES
The Board will consider operating scenarios and funding strategies for continuing the Bradshaw Quarry Solid Waste County Convenience Center for the remainder of FY 2009 – 2010.
b. Fire/Rescue/EMS Study Request for Proposal APPROVED
The Board will review and consider a Request for Proposal which solicits proposals from qualified vendors to conduct an assessment and provide a report detailing the fire, rescue, emergency medical, and emergency service capabilities within Orange County.
c. Fiscal Year 2009-10 Budget Amendment #5 APPROVED
The Board will consider approving budget, grant and capital project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2009-10.
The Board will consider approving a resolution authorizing the sale of Homestead Center located at 600 Homestead Road in Chapel Hill; and to consider placing, or causing to be placed, Historic Preservation Agreements on two Churton Street County properties; and re-starting the divestiture process by re-advertising the properties for sale.
e. Resolution Endorsing the No-Build Alternative for Elizabeth Brady Road Extension APPROVED with CHANGES
The Board will consider approving a resolution to the North Carolina Department of Transportation endorsing the no-build alternative for Elizabeth Brady Road Extension, Transportation Improvement Program Project Number U-3808.
The Board will consider accepting the American Tower, Inc. response / contract to the County broadband services RFP.
The Board will consider acknowledging the restructuring of the Planning and Inspections Department.
8. County Manager’s Report
9. Board Comments (Three Minute Time Limit Per Commissioner)
The Board will consider making a new appointment to the Chapel Hill Parks & Recreation Commission.
The Board will consider making one appointment to Joint Orange Chatham Community Action.
11. Information Items
12. Closed Session
A summary of the Board’s actions from this meeting will be available on the County’s website the day after the meeting.