Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for April 20, 2021
Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners conducted a virtual business meeting on April 20, 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. Earth Day 2021 Proclamation
The Board approved a proclamation related to Earth Day and environmental protection actions, including declaring April 2021 as “Skip the Stuff Month,” July 2021 as “Reduce Single Use Plastics Month,” and recognizing April 22 as Earth Day 2021 - encouraging County residents to participate in planned Earth Day activities.
b. Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation
The Board approved a proclamation recognizing April 2021 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Orange County.
5. Public Hearings
a. Public Hearing on FY 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program
The Board held a public hearing on the Annual Action Plan for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.
6. Regular Agenda
a. Buckhorn Area Plan Study
The Board received a report on the Buckhorn Area Plan Study and discussed next steps on public outreach and continued analysis and coordination with the City of Mebane.
a. 2021 Orange County Revaluation Results
The Board received an overview of findings from the 2021 countywide revaluation.
8. Consent Agenda
b. Approval of Three-Year Contract with Meridian IT, Inc. for AVAYA Voice over IP System (approved)
c. Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget Amendment #11 (approved)
d. Decision on Future Land Use Map (FLUM) and Zoning Atlas Amendment – Richardson (MA20-0006) (decision delayed until June 2022)
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The most recent Board meeting is replayed on Spectrum digital channel 1301 at noon and 7:00 p.m. daily, usually starting the day after the meeting. Board meetings are also available via streaming video at http://www.orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos. Streaming video is usually online by noon the day following the meeting. The video is indexed to take you directly to your topic of interest.
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