Orange County Board of Commissioners

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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, October 19, 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.         Presentation of U.S. Census Certificate of Recognition to Orange County

The Board will receive a letter of recognition and certificate from the U.S. Census for Orange County’s partnership and participation in the 2010 Census. 

b.         Resolution To End the Expenditure of the Public’s Tax Dollars by the U.S. Congress for Excessive and Unaffordable Warfare Funding

The Board will consider adopting a Resolution to End the Expenditure of the Public’s Tax Dollars by the U.S. Congress for Excessive and Unaffordable Warfare Funding. 

4.  Consent Agenda

a.      Minutes – None

b.      Appointments

(1)   Advisory Board on Aging – Reappointment

The Board will consider making a reappointment to the Advisory board on Aging. 

(2)   Orange County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee – Reappointment

The Board will consider making a reappointment to the Orange County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee. 

c.       Motor Vehicle Property Tax Release/Refunds

The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 36 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with the NCGS. 

d.      A Proclamation to Honor the Community School for People Under Six on its 40th Anniversary

The Board will consider adopting a proclamation honoring the Community School for People Under Six on its 40th anniversary and authorize the Chair to sign. 

e.      Interlocal Agreement between Town of Hillsborough and Orange County for Stormwater Program Management and Erosion Control Services

The Board will consider approval of an updated Interlocal Agreement to continue implementation of the stormwater and erosion control programs for the Town of Hillsborough by Orange County though the Planning & Inspections Department’s Erosion Control Division and authorize the Chair to sign.   

f.        Increasing County Manager’s Vacation Leave Accrual Rate

The Board will consider increasing the County Manager’s vacation leave accrual rate. 

g.      Dedication of Right of Way Along Eubanks Road for Morris Grove Elementary School

The Board will consider approving the dedication of right of way along Eubanks Road to complete Orange county’s requirements pursuant to a Site Plan approved by the Town of Carrboro for the construction of Morris Grove Elementary School and authorize the Manager to sign. 

h.      Changes in BOCC Regular Meeting Schedule for 2010

The Board will consider one change in the County Commissioners’ regular meeting calendar for year 2010. 

i.        Board of Commissioners Meeting Calendar for Year 2011

The Board will consider final approval of the regular meeting schedule for the Board of County Commissioners for calendar year 2011. 

j.        Fiscal Year 2010-11 Budget Amendment #3

The Board will consider approving budget ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2010-11. 

k.      Impact Fee Reimbursement Request – Community Home Trust

The Board will consider approving an impact fee reimbursement request from Community Home Trust for $6,092 for one new home in Carrboro. 

5.  Items Removed From Consent Agenda

6.  Public Hearings

a.      Public Hearing and Consideration of Resolution Authorizing Application to the Local Government Commission to Issue Up to $103.6 Million in General Obligation Refunding Bonds and Financing of $2 Million for Computer Hardware/Software and Communications Equipment

The Board will hold a public hearing and consider approving a resolution authorizing application to the Local Government commission to issue up to $103.6 million in General Obligation Refunding Bonds and to finance $2 Million in computer hardware/software and communications equipment. 

7.  Regular Agenda

a.      Eno River Parking Deck Access Gate Modifications and Agreement Revision

The Board will consider an agreement revision to facilitate parking needs for the public using county offices and facilities in downtown Hillsborough by modifying the access gate to the Eno River Parking Deck and authorize the Chair to sign. 

b.      Potential Relocation of Parks Operations Base

The Board will consider relocation alternatives for the Parks Operations Base currently housed in leased space at 503 Cornerstone Court, Hillsborough. 

8.  Reports 

a.      NC 54/ I-40 Corridor Study Presentation

The Board will receive a presentation on the draft NC 54/I-40 Corridor Study from Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization staff.

9.  County Manager’s Report

10.  County Attorney’s Report

11.  Appointments

a.      Advisory Board on Aging – New Appointments

The Board will consider making two new appointments to the Advisory Board on Aging. 

b.      Orange County Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board – New Appointment

The Board will consider making a new appointment to the Orange county Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. 

c.      Hillsborough Planning Board – New Appointment

The Board will consider making a new appointment to the Hillsborough Planning Board. 

d.      New Appointments – Steering Committee for the Piedmont Food & Agricultural Processing Center

The Board will consider appointing one commissioner, one Orange county farmer, County Manager (or designee) and the Cooperative Extension Director to the Steering committee for the Piedmont Food & Agricultural Processing Center. 

e.      Orange Unified Transportation Board – Removal of Member

The Board will consider removing one member from the Orange Unified Transportation Board. 

12.  Board Comments (Three Minute Limit Per Commissioner)

13.  Information Items

        October 5, 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.