Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners will conduct a virtual business meeting on October 19, 2021. Members of the Board of Commissioners will participate in the meeting remotely. Members of the public will be able to view and listen to the meeting and have the opportunity to provide public comment. The public may submit written comments by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Individuals who wish to speak must pre-register using the instructions included in the agenda.
As in prior meetings, the meeting will be streamed in real-time on the County’s website for public viewing/listening at http://www.orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos
. There will also be real-time broadcast on Spectrum Cable and video-recording for future television broadcast and reference on the County’s website.
The full agenda for the Orange County Board of Commissioners’ virtual business meeting on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 has been posted to the link below. https://www.orangecountync.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_10192021-1296
For a link to each agenda item as a separate file, please use the link below.http://server3.co.orange.nc.us:8088/WebLink/0/fol/66150/Row1.aspx Virtual Business MeetingOctober 19, 20217:00 p.m.Viewable on the link below http://orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS 4. Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentationsa. Recognition of County Employee Retirements from July 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021
The Board will recognize and express gratitude to recent County employee retirees for their devotion and service to Orange County and its residents. 6. Regular Agendaa. Community Climate Action Grant (CCAG) – FY 2021-22 Project Selection for General Applicants
The Board will:
1) Receive the grant project funding recommendations from the Human Relations Commission (HRC) and the Commission for the Environment for the FY 2021-22 Orange County Community Climate Action Grant Program;
2) Consider approving funding for the recommended Community Climate Action Grant projects for FY 2021-22 as outlined in the attached report; and
3) Receive and consider approving the request from the HRC to shift one point in the scoring rubric from “Time to Complete” to “Social Justice/ Racial Equity” in future rounds of grant funding.b. Establishment of a Schools Capital Needs Work Group
The Board will consider establishing a Schools Capital Needs Work Group to review, consider and prioritize the capital needs for the Orange County Schools district and the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools district.c. Establishment of a Library Services Task Force
The Board will consider establishing a Library Services Task Force to collaborate on issues relating to the Town of Chapel Hill and Orange County library funding and inter-operability. 7. Reportsa. Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness – 2021 Data Update
The Board will review updated data about homelessness in Orange County submitted to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) earlier this year. 8. Consent Agendaa. Minutesb. Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget Amendment #2c. Approval of Financing Arrangements for Orange Rural Fire Department to Construct a New Fire/EMS Stationd. Development Agreement between Orange County and Orange Rural Fire Department for New Fire/EMS Statione. Amendments to the Orange County Code of Ordinances, Section 14-1- Fire, to Adopt All Optional Operational Permits as Identified in the NC Fire Prevention Code, Section 105 f. Renewal of the Expiring Three-Year Interlocal Agreement between Orange County and the Town of Chapel Hill to Continue the Joint Funding for the “LAUNCH, Inc.” Small Business Incubatorg. Approval of a Lease for the Historic Norwood Law Office – 135 Court St., Hillsborough, to the Preservation Fund of Hillsborough, Inc.h. Approval of the Management Services Agreement for the Piedmont Food Processing Centeri. Change in BOCC Meeting Schedule for 2021j. Approval of Board of Commissioners Meeting Calendar for Year 2022k. Proclamation Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Burwell Schooll. Resolution Acknowledging the Results from the 2020 Census Indicating Orange County Remains in Lawful Compliance With Applicable Requirements for Board of County Commissioners’ Nominating Districts
Public Comment – Written
Public Comment Instructions
Members of the public may provide written public comment by submitting it to the email@example.com email address. The Orange County Board of Commissioners, County Manager, County Attorney and Clerk to the Board will be copied on all of the emails that are submitted. Public Comment – Verbal (for Items not on the Agenda, Agenda Items and Public Hearings)
Members of the public are asked to contact the Clerk to the Board using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3:00 PM on the day of the meeting and indicate they wish to speak during the meeting.
When submitting the request to speak, include the following:
• The date of the meeting
• The agenda item (example: 6-a) you wish to speak on
• Your name, address, email and phone number
Prior to the meeting, speakers will be emailed Zoom access information and instructions on how to make comments during the live meeting.