Orange County Board of Commissioners
Business Meeting Agenda for November 5, 2020
Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners will be conducting a virtual business meeting on November 5, 2020. Members of the Board of Commissioners will be participating 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 Thursday, November 5, 2020 has been posted to the link below.
For a link to each agenda item as a separate file, please use the link below.
Virtual Business Meeting
November 5, 2020
Viewable on the link below
6. Regular Agenda
a. Approval and Adoption of 2021 Reappraisal Schedule of Values
The Board will consider voting to approve and adopt the proposed 2021 Schedule of Values, authorize the Chair to sign the Order of Adoption for the 2021 Schedule of Values, and to direct staff to publish the appropriate advertisements.
b. Affordable Housing Advisory Board (AHAB) Funding Recommendations for 2020 Affordable Housing Bond Program
The Board will consider voting for the adoption of a Resolution awarding funds for the 2020 Affordable Housing Bond Program based on the funding recommendations of the Affordable Housing Advisory Board.
c. Emergency Housing Assistance Program Update and Request for Supplemental Funding
The Board will receive an update on the work of the Housing Department in pandemic response through the Emergency Housing Assistance fund, and consider voting to approve the transfer of $100,000 from the Local Rent Supplement Program to the Emergency Housing Assistance program to provide additional funding for ongoing eviction prevention activities that are not eligible costs under other programs.
d. Approval of a Pandemic Response Payment to Permanent Orange County Employees and Approval of Budget Amendment #3-A
The Board will recognize the flexibility and perseverance demonstrated by Orange County employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, consider authorizing a one-time Pandemic Response Payment of $100 per month to permanent County employees who have been on the payroll between March 1, 2020 and November 1, 2020, prorated for permanent part time employees, and approve Budget Amendment #3-A transferring funds from the County’s Health Insurance Reserve to a Pandemic Response Payment account to be distributed to departments’ personnel line items according to the amount of payment required in each department.
e. Initiating the Process to Disengage from Cardinal Innovations Healthcare and to Seek Realignment with Alliance Health
The Board will consider voting to authorize the County Manager to initiate the formal disengagement process from the County’s current Local Management Entity-Managed Care Organization, Cardinal Innovations Healthcare, and to seek realignment with Alliance Health to administer mental and behavioral health services for Orange County residents.
a. Interim Alternative Implementation Approach (IAIA) – Upper Neuse River Basin Association (Falls Lake Rules)
The Board will consider joining the Upper Neuse River Basin Association’s (UNRBA’s) planned and coordinated multi-jurisdictional implementation approach to implementing Stage 1 of the Falls Lake Watershed Rules, promulgated by the N.C. Division of Water Resources and consider voting to authorize Commissioner Greene to indicate Orange County’s intent to participate in the IAIA at the November 18, 2020 UNRBA Board meeting, with formal approval and action to be forthcoming in 2021.
8. Consent Agenda
b. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Releases/Refunds
c. Property Tax Releases/Refunds
d. Applications for Property Tax Exemption/Exclusion
e. Appointment of County Review Officer
f. Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget Amendment #3
Public Comment Instructions
Public Comment – Written
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 will be 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: 5-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.