Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for December 6, 2021
Due to current public health concerns, the Board of Commissioners conducted a Virtual Business meeting on December 6, 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.
a. Election of Chair and Vice-Chair Price
Commissioner Renee Price was re-elected as Chair and Commissioner Jamezetta Bedford was re-elected as Vice-Chair of the Board of County Commissioners.
b. Designation of Voting Delegate for all NCACC and NACo Meetings for Calendar Year December 1, 2021-2022
Commissioner Sally Greene was designated as the voting delegate for the NC Association of County Commissioners, and Chair Price was designated as the voting delegate for the National Association of Counties.
6. Regular Agenda
a. First Reading of Amendments of Portions of the Code of Ordinances to Comply with North Carolina Session Law 2021-138
The Board considered the first reading of ordinances having misdemeanors as one of the available enforcement options and to repeal the misdemeanor provision as may be required by law. Proposed updates and revisions will be presented for second reading approval at the Board’s December 14, 2021 Business meeting.
b. Approval of an Allocation Framework for the FY2020-21 Financial Results
The Board approved an allocation framework for the FY2020-21 financial results which resulted in a total net positive financial positon of approximately $12 million, with the approved framework to be codified in a budget amendment for consideration at a future meeting. (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. Updates to the Assistance Policies for the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) 2021 Urgent Repair Program (URP21) and the 2020 Essential Single Family Rehabilitation Loan Pool (ESFRLP20), and the Orange County Procurement and Disbursement Policy (Approved)
f. Three Party Right of Way Encroachment Agreement on Primary and Secondary System Associated with the Orange County Emergency Services Substation (Approved)
g. Advisory Boards and Commissions – Appointments (Approved)
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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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