Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for January 19, 2021
a. Zoning Atlas Amendment: Master Plan Development Conditional Zoning District (MPD-CZ) for Efland Station (formerly Beaver Crossing)
Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners conducted a virtual business meeting on January 19, 2021. 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. Proclamation Recognizing and Expressing Appreciation to Cordelia Heaney
The Board voted to approve a proclamation recognizing and expressing appreciation to Cordelia Heaney for her devotion and service to the people of Orange County during her tenure as executive director of the Compass Center and authorized the Chair to sign. (Unanimous)
b. Proclamation Honoring Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett
The Board voted to approve a proclamation honoring Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett for her role in the development of a vaccine to address the COVID-19 pandemic and authorized the Chair to sign. (Unanimous)
c. National Mentoring Month Proclamation
The Board voted to approve a proclamation designating January 2021 as National Mentoring Month in Orange County and authorized the Chair to sign. (Unanimous)
d. Presentation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FYE 6/30/2020
The Board received the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2020.
6. Regular Agenda
The Board received updates, considered Planning Board and staff recommendations, began deliberation, and provided direction on an applicant initiated Zoning Atlas Amendment for parcels north of Interstate 85/40, east of Mt. Willing Road, to Master Plan Development Conditional Zoning (MPD-CZ) district. Specifically, the Board provided direction to staff on an application submitted by Buc-ee’s Limited to rezone two parcels with PIN numbers 9854-16-1576 and 9854-36-3711 (hereafter ‘the Property’) and requested the applicant consider several conditions before the Board takes action on the application. (Approved 5-2 with Commissioners Price and Hamilton dissenting) b. Amendment to the Code of Ordinances – Non-Discrimination Ordinance
The Board amended the Code of Ordinances to add a Non-Discrimination Ordinance. (Unanimous)
8. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes - None
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. Request for Road Addition to the State Maintained Secondary Road System for Bennett Orchard Trail in The Orchard Subdivision (Approved)
g. Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget Amendment #6 (Approved)
h. Resolution in Support of NCACC Presidential Initiative to Promote Food System Resiliency (Approved)
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