Orange County Board of Commissioners

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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
7:00 p.m. 
Southern Human Services Center
2501 Homestead Rd., Chapel Hill, 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.         Orange County Arts Grant Recipients CHECKS PRESENTED

The Board will present checks to local artists and nonprofit organizations receiving Orange County Arts Grants. 

4.  Consent Agenda

a.      Minutes APPROVED

The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from June 8 and August 17 and 23 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board. 

b.      Appointments

(1) Animal Services Advisory Board – Reappointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making a reappointment to the Orange County Animal Services Advisory Board. 

(2) Historic Preservation Commission – Reappointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making a reappointment to the Historic Preservation Commission. 

(3) Orange County Parks and Recreation Council – Reappointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making reappointments to the Orange County Parks and Recreation Council. 

c.       Jail Inspection Report APPROVED

The Board will receive the jail inspection report for July 21, 2010 from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. 

d.      Fiscal Year 2010-11 Budget Amendment #2 APPROVED

The Board will consider approving budget, grant and capital project ordinance amendments fro fiscal year 2010-11. 

e.      Motor Vehicle Property Tax Release/Refunds APPROVED

The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 29 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with the NCGS. 

f.        Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation APPROVED

The Board will consider proclaiming the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and authorize the Chair to sign the proclamation. 

g.      Resolution – Clarification of Federal Jurisdiction Under Clean Water Act APPROVED

The Board will consider a resolution asking Congress to re-establish the Clean Water Act jurisdiction to the full scope of waters protected and resolve Clean Water Act jurisdiction issues. 

h.      Amendment to Orange County Personnel Ordinance Article I, Section 9.0 Personnel Records APPROVED

The Board will consider amending Article I, Section 9.0 Personnel Records of the Orange county Personnel Ordinance, creating Article X, Personnel Records I the Orange County Personnel Ordinance, and moving Article I, Section 9.0 to Article X. 

i.        Petition for Abandonment of Right-of-Way of Secondary Road 1991 (Lacock Road) from the State Maintenance Program APPROVED

The Board will consider a petition for abandonment of Secondary Road 1991 in Chapel Hill Township from the State-maintained Secondary Road System. 

j.        Supplemental Agreement for Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Project C-4932 APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a Supplemental Agreement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation amending Orange County’s existing Municipal Agreement for Transportation Improvement Program Project C-4932 A and C-4932 B and authorize the Manager to sign. 

k.      Appropriate Payment-in-Lieu Funds from the Parks and Open Space Subdivision Payment-in-Lieu Fund and Approve Budget Amendment #1-A APPROVED

The Board will consider appropriating $656,481 of Payment-in-Lieu funds from the Parks and Open Space Subdivision Payment-in-Lieu Fund to fund authorized projects from 2002 to 2008. 

5.  Items Removed From Consent Agenda

6.  Public Hearings

a.      Orange Co. Community Development (CDBG) Program – NC Economic Recovery Program Application for $500,000 APPROVED

The Board will consider authorizing the submission of an application to the N.C. Department of Commerce for Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program funds from the NC CDBG Economic Recovery Program in the amount of $500,000 and authorize the Chair to sign. 

7.  Regular Agenda

a.      Future Provision of Dental Clinical Services APPROVED WITH CHANGES

The Board will consider the provision of dental clinical services in the future. 

b.      Link Government Services Center Phase 2 Cost Estimate NOT PASSED

The Board will consider estimated project costs as discussed on June 10, 2010; and authorize staff to proceed with formal Construction document preparation and bidding of the project. 

c.       Amendment to the Orange County Personnel Ordinance Article IV, Section 9.4 Supplemental Retirement [401(k)] Employer’s Contribution – Reinstatement of Contribution APPROVED

The Board will consider and approve an amendment to the Orange County Personnel Ordinance Article IV, Section 9.4 Supplemental Retirement [401(k)] Employer’s Contribution to reinstate the County’s contribution effective January 1, 2011.   

8.  Reports

a.   Update on Property Information Management System (PIMS) APPROVED

The Board will receive an update on the current status of the Property Information Management System implementation. 

9.  County Manager’s Report

10.  County Attorney’s Report

11.  Appointments

a.      Animal Services Advisory Board – New Appointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making a new appointment to the Orange County Animal Services Advisory Board. 

b.      Commission for the Environment – New Appointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making new appointments to the commission for the Environment. 

c.       Board of Health – New Appointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making a new appointment to the Board of Health. 

d.      Orange County Parks and Recreation Council – New Appointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making new appointments to the Orange County Parks and Recreation Council. 

e.      Orange County Planning Board – New Appointments DEFERRED

The Board will consider making new appointments to the Orange county Planning Board. 

12.  Board Comments (Three Minute Limit Per Commissioner)

13.  Information Items

        September 2, 2010 BOCC Meeting Follow-up Actions List

14.  Closed Session

15.  Adjournment

 A summary of the Board’s actions from this meeting will be available on the County’s website the day after the meeting.