Orange County Board of Commissioners
Agenda for Business Meeting on May 19, 2020
Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners is conducting a virtual business meeting on May 19, 2020. Members of the Board of Commissioners will be participating in the meeting remotely. Members of the public will be able to view and listen to the meeting and have the opportunity to provide public comment. The public may submit written comments by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals who wish to speak must pre-register using the instructions included in the agenda.
As in prior meetings, the meeting will be streamed in real-time on the County’s website for public viewing/listening at http://www.orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos . There will also be real-time broadcast on Spectrum Cable and video-recording for future television broadcast and reference on the County’s website.
The full agenda for the Orange County Board of Commissioners’ virtual business meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 has been posted to the link below.
For a link to each agenda item as a separate file, please use the link below.
Virtual Business Meeting
May 19, 2020
Viewable on the link below
6. Regular Agenda
a. Eviction Diversion Program and Approval of Budget Amendment #9-A
The Board will consider voting to approve the development of an Eviction Diversion Program in Orange County to help eligible Orange County residents avoid eviction, preserve tenancy, address substandard housing conditions and maintain the affordable rental housing supply; allocate funds to pay housing costs necessary to prevent imminent eviction and foreclosure, assist in securing affordable homes, and prevent homelessness; authorize staff to seek funding for the Eviction Diversion Program from the Towns, and donations from the communities and businesses; and approve Budget Amendment #9-A to appropriate $200,000 from the Social Justice Reserve.
b. Coronavirus Relief Funding Summary Report and Approval of County Plan
The Board will receive an outline and presentation on the Coronavirus Relief Funding (CRF) to North Carolina counties, including allowable expenses, spend down timeframes and reporting requirements; and consider voting to approve an Orange County Coronavirus Plan for submittal by June 1, 2020.
c. Release of the 2020 Orange County Affordable Housing Bond Program Application
The Board will consider voting to authorize the release of the 2020 Orange County Affordable Housing Bond Program Application materials on June 8, 2020.
d. Discussion Regarding Construction and Demolition Waste at Waste and Recycling Centers
The Board will discuss and provide direction to Solid Waste staff regarding enforcement of the current Solid Waste Ordinance provisions related to Construction and Demolition Waste at the Waste and Recycling Centers.
a. Final Report of Emergency Small Business Fund Program
The Board will receive a report from staff on the Emergency Small Business Funding Program for Orange County small businesses experiencing revenue loss due to the coronavirus pandemic.
8. Consent Agenda
b. Request for Road Additions to the State Maintained Secondary Road System for Sweetflag Lane in The Forest at Little River Subdivision
c. Schools Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance – Approval and Certification of 2020 Report
d. Audit Contract Renewal Extension for Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC
e. Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget Amendment #10
f. Change in BOCC Meeting Schedule for 2020