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Orange County Board of Commissioners - Meeting Summary for October 1, 2019

The Orange County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the BOCC meeting room in the Whitted Facility, 300 W. Tryon Street in Hillsborough.  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. (Commissioner Greene was absent from the meeting.)

Meeting Highlights

5.  Public Hearings

a.  NCDOT Public Transportation Division/Public Transportation – 5311 Community Transportation Program Grant Application for FY2021
The Board conducted a public hearing on the North Carolina Community Transportation Program (CTP) grant application by Orange County Transportation Services (OCTS) for FY2021, and voted to approve the grant application and adopted a resolution authorizing the County to enter into an agreement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). (Unanimous)
6.  Regular Agenda

a.  Adoption of the Final Financing Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of $37,000,000 in Installment Purchase Financing for Various Capital Investment Plan Projects Including Refinancing Existing County Debt of $16,359,886
The Board voted to adopt the final financing resolution authorizing the issuance of approximately $37,000,000 in installment financing to finance capital investment projects and equipment which included refinancing $16,359,886 of existing County debt, and included amounts to pay transaction costs. (Unanimous)

b.  Approval of Board of Commissioners Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2020
The Board voted to approve calendar option #1 of meetings scheduled for the Board of County Commissioners for calendar year 2020. (Approved 5-1 with Commissioner Dorosin dissenting)

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