Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for May 16, 2023
The Orange County Board of Commissioners conducted a business meeting on May 16, 2023. A replay of the meeting is viewable at the following link:
The agenda included the items below. The following is a brief summary of the Board’s actions. This summary should not be viewed as official minutes.
4. Proclamations/Resolutions/Special Presentations
a. Proclamation Recognizing the Success and Accomplishments of Orange County High School Robotics Teams
The Board approved a proclamation recognizing five Orange County high schools for their robotics teams’ recent success and accomplishments. (Unanimous)
b. Resolution Honoring Chief Deputy Jamison R. Sykes for 28 Years of Law Enforcement Service and Awarding Him his Badge and Sidearm
The Board approved a Resolution honoring Chief Deputy Jamison R. Sykes for 28 years of law enforcement service and awarding him his badge and sidearm, and authorized the Chair to sign the Resolution. (Unanimous)
c. Presentation Regarding Uproar Festival of Public Art
The Board received information on a new upcoming, countywide festival called Uproar Festival of Public Art.
5. Public Hearings
a. Joint Public Hearing with the Historic Preservation Commission Regarding the Proposed Designation of Three Properties as Orange County Local Landmarks
The Board conducted a joint public hearing with the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) to receive public comment on the applications to designate the Harvey’s Chapel AME Church, Eno Quaker Burying Ground, and David Faucette House as Orange County Local Landmarks.
6. Regular Agenda
a. 2022 Longtime Homeowner Assistance (LHA) Program Evaluation
This item was deferred to a future meeting.
b. Approval of a Professional Services Contract with Clarion Associates to Develop a Comprehensive Land Use Plan, and Approval of Budget Amendment #9-A
The Board received a brief staff presentation including an overview of the consultant selection process and scope of services to develop a Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) for Orange County, approved a professional services contract (Attachment 1) with Clarion Associates, LLC, and approved Budget Amendment #9-A. (Unanimous)
8. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes (Approved)
b. EMS Week Proclamation (Approved)
c. Adoption of the Final Resolution Authorizing 2023 Installment Financing for Various Capital Investment Plan Projects for Up to $14,500,000 (Approved)
d. Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget Amendment #9 (Approved)
e. Schools Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance – Approval and Certification of 2023 Report (Approved)
f. Amendments to the Orange County Arts Commission Advisory Board Policies and Procedures (Approved)
g. Resolution in Support of Safe and Legal Reproductive Healthcare (Approved)
h. Boards and Commissions – Appointments (Approved)