Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for June 1, 2021
Due to current public health concerns, the Board of Commissioners conducted a Virtual Business meeting on June 1, 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. Proclamation Designating June 11, 2021 as South Orange Rescue Squad Day
The Board approved a proclamation recognizing South Orange Rescue Squad’s 50th Anniversary and designated June 11, 2021 as South Orange Rescue Squad Day in Orange County.
b. Resolution Supporting Juneteenth 2021
The Board approved a resolution affirming the Board of Commissioners’ support of previous Board action to make Juneteenth a paid County holiday in the inaugural year of observing Juneteenth on June 19, 2021.
6. Regular Agenda
a. Opioid Litigation Memorandum of Agreement
The Board adopted a Memorandum of Agreement with the State of North Carolina regarding the disbursement of settlement funds related to the national opioid litigation and authorized the Chair to sign.
a. Buckhorn Area Study
The Board received a report on Buckhorn Area Study public outreach, conveyed additional direction to staff, and discussed the need and timing of a Board response to the City of Mebane.
8. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes (approved)
b. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Releases/Refunds (approved)
c. Property Tax Releases/Refunds (approved)
d. Orange County ABC Board Travel Policy (approved)
e. Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget Amendment #13 (approved)
f. Resolution Regarding a Lease Purchase Agreement between Orange County Schools and Apple Financial Services to Provide iPads for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students (approved)
g. Amendment to the Code of Ordinances – Minimum Housing Standards Ordinance (approved)
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