Orange County Board of Commissioners
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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.
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a. Matters not on the Printed Agenda (THREE MINUTE LIMIT PER SPEAKER - Written comments may be submitted to the Clerk to the Board.)
Petitions/Resolutions/Proclamations and other similar requests submitted by the public will not be acted upon by the Board of Commissioners at the time presented. All such requests will be referred for Chair/Vice Chair/Manager review and for recommendations to the full Board at a later date regarding a) consideration of the request at a future regular Board meeting; or b) receipt of the request as information only. Submittal of information to the Board or receipt of information by the Board does not constitute approval, endorsement, or consent.
b. Matters on the Printed Agenda
(These matters will be considered when the Board addresses that item on the agenda below.)
a. Proclamation Honoring Dr. Neil Pedersen APPROVED
The Board will consider approving a proclamation honoring Dr. Neil Pedersen as he concludes services as Superintendent of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and proclaiming May 1, 2011 as “Neil Pedersen Day” in Orange County and authorize the Chair to sign.
b. County Health Rankings: Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health Report REPORT RECEIVED
The Board will receive the results of County Health Rankings Report for Orange County.
The Board and the Animal Services and Social Services Departments will receive a 2010 Outstanding County Program Award from the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners for the County’s Community Spay/Neuter Program as part of the celebration of National County Government Month.
The Board will consider approving a resolution outlining the intentions of the Orange County Board of Commissioners regarding the use of the proceeds from a One-Quarter Cent (1/4˘) County Sales and Use Tax, if approved by voters on November 8, 2011 and authorize the Chair to sign.
a. Minutes APPROVED
The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from March 3 and 17, 2011 as submitted by the Clerk to the Board.
b. Appointments – None
c. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Release/Refunds APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 79 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with NCGS.
d. Property Tax Releases and/or Refunds APPROVED
The Board will consider adoption of a resolution to release property values related to thirty (30) requests for property tax release and/or refund in accordance with North Carolina General Statute 105-381.
The Board will consider two (2) untimely applications for exemption/exclusion from ad valorem taxation for the 2010 tax year.
f. Tax Collector’s Settlement Due to Retirement APPROVED
The Board will receive the tax collector’s settlement on current and delinquent tax and approve the resolution with the account thereof due to the retirement of Jo Roberson.
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.
h. Technology Purchases APPROVED
The Board will consider approving 1) the purchase of 350 computers to replace aging inventory; 2) the upgrade of another 350 computers with current operating systems and office software; and 3) the purchase of a Storage Area Network device and authorize the Financial Services Department to execute the necessary paperwork.
i. Fiscal Year 2010-11 Budget Amendment #9 APPROVED
The Board will consider approving budget and capital project ordinance amendments for fiscal year 2010-11.
The Board will consider approving the East Orange Fire Insurance District Map which has been expanded to include properties from the Caldwell Fire District that are currently not in an insurance district.
The Board will consider approving the execution of the Grant Agreements: Funding Approval Forms; and Resolutions for the FY 2010 Community Development Block Grant Economic Recovery program and the FY2010 Community Development Block Grant Award for the Scattered Site Housing Rehabilitation Program and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider approving the execution of there (3) Deed of Trust Modification – Substitution of Collateral documents to secure funding provided to a homeownership project sponsored by Habitat for Humanity and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will conduct a public hearing, receive public comment, and make a recommendation on the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Proposed 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 Secondary Roads Improvement Program for Orange County.
The Board will consider approving an ordinance designating the Murphey School as an Orange County Local Historic Landmark.
The Board will consider approving an integrated supply services agreement with Walker Automotive Supply, Inc. for implementation of an on-site inventory program for fleet and facilities and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider an optional design alignment and sewer facility for Phase 2 of the Buckhorn-Mebane Economic Development Area water and sewer infrastructure and authorize the County Manager to sign.
The Board will receive an overview of ongoing transit planning activities.
The Board will consider making appointments to the Adult Care Home community Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider making two second term appointments to the Orange County Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board.
c. Orange County Board of Adjustment – Appointments APPROVED
The Board will consider making appointments to the Orange County Board of Adjustment.
The Board will consider making four appointments to the Orange County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee.
The Board will consider making a first term appointment to the Orange Unified Transportation Board.
A summary of the Board’s actions from this meeting will be available on the County’s website the day after the meeting.