Orange County Board of Commissioners

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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
7:00 p.m. 
Department of Social Services
Hillsborough Commons
113 Mayo St, Hillsborough, 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.

  1.  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 (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.)

  1.  Petitions by Board Members (Three Minute Limit Per Commissioner)
  1.  Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations

a.      Resolution In Support of Smart Start and More at Four APPROVED

The Board will consider a Resolution In Support of Smart Start and More at Four and authorize the Chair to sign. 

b.     Appointment of Tax Administrator APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a resolution appointing Jenkins Crayton to a two-year term as Orange County Tax Assessor and Orange County Tax Collector under the title of Orange County Tax Administrator, beginning July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013. 

  1.  Consent Agenda

a.      Minutes  APPROVED

The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from April 7, 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 37 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with NCGS. 

d.      Approval for Implementation of Purchasing Card Program APPROVED

The Board will consider approving the County entering into an agreement with Bank of America to implement a Purchasing Card Program and authorize the Chair to sign the application. 

e.       Home and Community Care Block Grant for Older Adults Funding Plan – FY2011-12 APPROVED

The Board will consider approving the recommended Home and Community Care Block Grant for Older Adults Funding Plan for FY2011-12 in the amount of $489,035 and authorize the Chair to sign. 

f.       Approval of 2012-16 Master Aging Plan Community Survey APPROVED

The Board will consider commenting on the Perceptions of Aging in Orange County Survey to be used to collect data for the 2012-16 Master Aging Plan. 

g.      Declaring Two Pieces of Landfill Equipment Surplus APPROVED

The Board will consider declaring two pieces of heavy landfill equipment as surplus and authorize the sale of the items through GovDeals. 

h.      Acceptance of State Grants for Baler and Roll-off Containers to Haul Shingles APPROVED

The Board will consider accepting a matching grant for $29,968 from the State of North Carolina Division of Environmental Assistance and Outreach to purchase a baler ($18,000) to improve recycling efficiency and to purchase three roll-off containers ($11,968) to haul tear-off roofing shingles to a recycling market. 

i.        Renewal of Agreement for Household Hazardous Waste Collection Services APPROVED

The Board will consider renewing the agreement with ECOFLO Inc. for Household Hazardous Waste and Conventionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Waste Collection and Disposal Services and authorize the Chair to sign. 

j.        Disaster Management, Monitoring and Recovery Services Agreement APPROVED

The Board will consider entering into an agreement between the County of Orange and Neel-Schaffer, Inc. for the purpose of providing disaster Debris Management and Monitoring Services and authorize the Chair to sign. 

k.      Schools Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (SAPFO) – Approval and Certification of 2011 Report APPROVED

The Board will consider approving the 2011 Schools Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance Technical Advisory Committee Report and certify portions of the Report. 

l.        Resolution Acknowledging the Results from the 2010 Census Indicating Orange County Remains in Lawful Compliance With Applicable Requirements for Board of County Commissioners’ Nominating Districts APPROVED

The Board will consider approving a Resolution Acknowledging the Results from the 2010 Census Indicating Orange County Remains in Lawful Compliance With Applicable Requirements for Board of County Commissioners’ Nominating Districts and authorize the Chair to sign. 

m.    Little River Regional Park and Natural Area – Renewal of Interlocal Agreement  APPROVED

The Board will consider renewing the Interlocal Agreement between Orange County and Durham County for Little River Regional Park and Natural Area and authorize the Manager to sign. 

n.      Carr Mill Mall Lease Extension APPROVED

The Board will consider extending the lease at Carr Mill Mall, Carrboro for a three-month period commencing July 1, 2011 through September 30, 2011 and authorize the Chair to sign.

o.      Facilities Use Policy Amendment and Revisions APPROVED

The Board will consider an amendment to the County’s Facilities Use Policy; repealing the Ordinance Regulating Parks and Recreation in Orange County, and directing the Proposed Meeting Room and Senior Center Fee Schedule be incorporated into the County Manager’s Recommended Operating Budget for FY 2011-12. 

p.      Approval of Contract to Purchase Real Property from Joseph T. Forrest APPROVED

The Board will consider authorizing Orange County’s purchase of approximately 1.3 gross acres from Joseph T. Forrest for the location of the Central Efland Phase 2 Sewage Lift Station and authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final review by staff and the County Attorney. 

  1.  Items Removed From Consent Agenda
  1.  Public Hearings

a.      Economic Development Incentive for AKG Expansion APPROVED

The Board will hold a public hearing on the issuance of incentives to a private company by Orange County, City of Mebane and the NC Department of Commerce and to consider approval of an economic development incentive agreement and authorize the Chair to sign.  . 

  1.  Regular Agenda

a.      Petition to Rename Orange County Public Market House  APPROVED

The Board will consider a request from the Eno River Farmers’ Market to rename the Orange County Public Market House located within RiverPark on the County’s main campus in Hillsborough. 

b.      Central Efland – Phase 2/Northern Buckhorn Easement Condemnation APPROVED

The Board will consider authorizing County Staff to initiate condemnation of the private easements required to construct and maintain the Central Efland and Northern Buckhorn sewer extensions if these easements cannot be procured voluntarily. 

c.       Further Review and Decision Regarding One-Half (1/2) Cent Sales Tax for Transit Will NOT be placed on November 2011 ballot.

The Board will consider decisions regarding the Orange County bus and Rail Investment Plan draft associated with the Triangle Regional Transit Plan (1/2 cent sales tax), receive updates on municipal meetings and develop a schedule for the Orange County Transit Plan implementation. 

  1.  Reports

a.      Orange County Utility and Fuel Conservation Initiatives & Performance REPORT RECEIVED

The Board will consider a report regarding 1) the purpose of the Energy Conservation Team; 2) the County’s historical use of energy, water and fuel use; and 3) the work plan for conservation and efficiency. 

  1.  County Manager’s Report
  1.  County Attorney’s Report
  1.  Appointments

a.      Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee – Appointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making an appointment to the Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee. 

b.     Affordable Housing Advisory Board – Appointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making appointments to the Affordable Housing Advisory Board. 

c.      Agricultural Preservation Board – Appointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making appointments to the Agricultural Preservation Board. 

d.     Animal Services Advisory Board – Appointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making appointments to the Animal Services Advisory Board. 

e.      Board of Health – Appointments APPROVED

The Board will consider making appointments to the Board of Health. 

f.       Orange Water & Sewer Authority Board of Directors (OWASA) – Appointment DEFERRED

The Board will consider making an appointment to the Orange Cater & Sewer Authority Board of Directors. 

g.      Orange County Planning Board – Appointment APPROVED

The Board will consider making a first term appointment to the Orange County Planning Board. 

h.     Commissioner Appointment – Solid Waste Interlocal Agreement Work Group  APPROVED

The Board will consider making a Commissioner appointment to the Solid Waste Interlocal Agreement Work Group. 

  1.  Board Comments (Three Minute Time Limit Per Commissioner)
  1.  Information Items

·         May 17, 2011 BOCC Meeting Follow-up Actions List

  1.  Closed Session
  1.  Adjournment

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