Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners will be conducting a virtual business meeting on September 14, 2021. 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, September 14, 2021 has been posted to the link below. https://www.orangecountync.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_09142021-1226
For a link to each agenda item as a separate file, please use the link below.http://server3.co.orange.nc.us:8088/WebLink/0/fol/65891/Row1.aspx Virtual Business MeetingSeptember 14, 20217:00 p.m.Viewable on the link below http://orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS4. Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations
a. National 4-H Week Proclamation
The Board will consider approval of a proclamation recognizing the week of October 3 through 9, 2021 as National 4-H Week in Orange County.b. Proclamation Designating September 2021 as Suicide Prevention Month)
The Board will consider approval of a proclamation designating September 2021 as Suicide Prevention Month in Orange County.c. Orange County Preparedness Month Proclamation
The Board will consider approval of a proclamation declaring September 2021 as “Orange County Preparedness Month.” 5. Public Hearingsa. NCDOT Public Transportation Division/Public Transportation – 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant Application for FY 2022
The Board will:
6. Regular Agendaa. Longtime Homeowner Assistance (LHA) Program
- Conduct a public hearing on the North Carolina Urbanized Area Formula grant application by Orange County Transportation Services (OCTS) for FY 2022;
- Consider approving the grant application which includes the resolution previously adopted by the Board authorizing the applicant to enter into an agreement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT); and
- Consider authorizing the County Attorney to review and complete the necessary 2022 certifications and assurances when they are received (2021 versions attached as examples).
The Board will consider approving the implementation of the proposed program design for the Longtime Homeowner Assistance Program.b. Eno Economic Development District – Potential Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map and Zoning Atlas Amendments
The Board will review potential Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map and Zoning Atlas amendments in the Eno Economic Development District (EDD) and provide direction to staff on whether to pursue amendments and the timeframe. 7. Reports
a. Update on 2021 Appeals Process
The Board will receive a report on the progress of the 2021 Appeals Process.b. Mountains to Sea Trail (MST) Update
The Board will receive an update on the activity of staff and other project partners on acquiring and constructing the segment route of the NC Mountains to Sea Trail (MST), a part of the NC State Parks system, within Orange County 8. Consent Agendaa. Minutesb. North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program: Orange County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Project and Approval of Budget Amendment #1-Ac. Approval of a Resolution Amending the Orange County FY 2021-2022 HOME Program Designd. Request for Road Additions to the State Maintained Secondary Road System for Farm Gate Drive, Fox Hill Farm Drive, Still Meadow Lane, and Cedar Stone Way in the Fox Hill Farm Central Subdivisione. Easements for Valley Forge Road Construction with Town of Hillsborough
Public Comment Instructions Public Comment – Written
Members of the public may provide written public comment by submitting it to the email@example.com email address. The Orange County Board of Commissioners, County Manager, County Attorney and Clerk to the Board, will be copied on all of the emails that are submitted. Public Comment – Verbal (for Items not on the Agenda, Agenda Items and Public Hearings)
Members of the public will be asked to contact the Clerk to the Board using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3:00 PM on the day of the meeting and indicate they wish to speak during the meeting.
When submitting the request to speak, include the following:
• The date of the meeting
• The agenda item (example: 5-a) you wish to speak on
• Your name, address, email and phone number
Prior to the meeting, speakers will be emailed Zoom access information and instructions on how to make comments during the live meeting.