Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for January 18, 2022
Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners conducted a virtual business meeting on January 18, 2022. Members of the Board of Commissioners participated in the meeting remotely. A replay of the meeting is viewable at the following link: http://www.orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos.
The agenda included the items below. The following is a brief summary of the Board actions. This summary should not be viewed as official minutes.
4. Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations
a. Recognition of County Employee Retirements from October 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021
The Board recognized and expressed gratitude to recent county employee retirees for their devotion and service to Orange County and its residents.
b. Recognition of Felix Nwoko, Former Manager of DCHC MPO
The Board recognized Felix Nwoko, former manager of the Durham Chapel Hill Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization, upon his retirement on December 31, 2021, and authorized the Chair to sign a letter congratulating him. (Unanimous)
6. Regular Agenda
a. One Orange Countywide Racial Equity Framework
The Board reviewed the updated Countywide Racial Equity Framework and approved the framework for moving forward with the multi-jurisdiction collaborative work on racial equity. (Unanimous)
8. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes (Approved)
b. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Releases/Refunds (Approved)
c. Property Tax Releases/Refunds (Approved)
d. Applications for Property Tax Exemption/Exclusion (Approved)
e. Advertisement of Tax Liens on Real Property (Approved)
f. Human Relations Commission – Approval of Request for Changes to the Meeting Schedule (Approved)
g. Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget Amendment #6 (Approved)
h. Approval of Financing Arrangements for New Hope Volunteer Fire Department to Purchase Fire Truck (Approved)
i. Fourth Quarterly Report (2021 Q4) and 2021 Annual Report for Orange County’s CDBG-CV Grant (Removed from agenda and will be considered at the February 1, 2022 Business Meeting)
j. Change in BOCC Meeting Schedule for 2022 (Approved)
k. West End Revitalization Association Letter of Support (Approved)
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