Board of Commissioners

                            Meeting Agenda

 

                   December 6, 2004 – 2:00 p.m.

     

 

                                                      

 

 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:  Gwendolyn I. Reynolds, Clerk to the Board (The Clerk to the Board presides at the first meeting in December until the Board of Commissioners elects a Chair for the ensuing year).

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: United States Air Force Color Guard

 

 INVOCATION:  Dr. Larry Harper Sr., Senior Pastor, Forest Hills Baptist Church

 

MUSICAL SELECTIONS:  Dr. Bill Weisser and Members of the Edenton Street United Methodist Church                                                                                                             

 

 ITEMS OF BUSINESS:

1.         Oath of Office for Wake County Commissioners

·        Administered by Judge Howard Manning for Kenn Gardner
·        Administered by Judge Sid Eagles for Betty Lou Ward

·        Administered by Attorney Kaye Webb for Harold Webb

 

2.                                 Oath of Office for the Wake County Register of Deeds

·        Administered by Judge Wanda Bryant for Laura Riddick

 

3.         Election of Chair of the Board for a Term of One Year

 

·        Gwen Reynolds calls for nominations for Chair for a term of one year. The new Chair is declared elected for one year until December 2005. The new Chair then presides.

4.         Election of Vice-Chair for a Term of One-Year

Recess - Reception

 

 

5.         Approval of Agenda

6.         Minutes of Commissioners' Meeting of November 15, 17, and 22, 2004

7.         Wake County Recognition as, “Best Workplaces for Commuters”

8.         Presentation of Financial Statement

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

            All items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and may be enacted by one motion. If a County Commissioner requests discussion on an item, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.

 

9a.       Revision to the Wake County Compensation & Classification Plan

 

9b.       Conveyance of Utility Easement to the Town of Cary, Site 20A, Crabtree Creek

Watershed Project

 

9c.       Conveyance of Utility Easement to Progress Energy at the Phase IB, Hammond

Road Detention Center

 

9d.       Conveyance of Surplus County Owned Property to the Town of Zebulon

 

9e.       Certification of 2004 Referenda Results

 

9f.        Budget Amendment to the Workforce Development Project Ordinance

 

9g.       Amendment to Interlocal Agreement for Land Acquisition for West Regional

Wastewater Facilities

 

9h.       Contract Service Agreement with BellSouth to Provide Metro Ethernet Premium

Service to Wake County Government Offices and WakeNet Partners

 

9i.        Grant-Funded Technology Upgrades for the Board of Elections Office

 

9j.        Contract for Billing and Collecting Property Taxes for the Town of Angier

 

9k.       Tax Committee Recommendations for Value Adjustments, Late Filed Applications,

Collections Refunds and Tax Collections Report

 

    

REGULAR AGENDA

 

10.       Public Hearing on Ordinance Amendment OA 04/03 to Amend the Wake County Subdivision Ordinance to Require a Two-Step Conditional Use Rezoning Process

 

Procedure for Public Hearing

 

Introduction

Open Public Hearing

                        Comments by Interested Parties

Recommendation by Planning Board

                        Planning Staff Recommendation

                        Close Public Hearing

                        Action by Board of Commissioners

 

11.       Public Hearing to Amend the Current Wake County Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances to Create a Third Subdivision Design Option, Open Space Subdivision

 

Procedure for Public Hearing

 

Introduction

Open Public Hearing

                        Comments by Interested Parties

Recommendation by Planning Board

                        Planning Staff Recommendation

                        Close Public Hearing

                        Action by Board of Commissioners

 

12.       Appeal Hearing of Planning Board’s Decision – Approval of S-36-04, Preliminary Plan for the proposed Rockbridge Cluster Subdivision dated September 15, 2004


Procedure for Appeal

 

Introduction

                        Presentation from Appellants

Presentation from Developer

                        Action by Board of Commissioners

 

13.       Acquisition of Approximately 86.31 Acres of Surry Roberts Property Along Little River for Open Space Preservation

 

14.       Partnership Agreement with the State of North Carolina for the Acquisition of Approximately 116 Acres Adjoining Umstead State Park

 

15.       Resolution Authorizing Disposal of Property by Private Sale

 

16.       Approval of Schematic Design for the Holly Springs Branch Library and Cultural Arts

Center

17.       Interlocal Agreement for Countywide Stormwater Management Evaluation

 

18.       Workforce Investment Act Funded Positions for Workforce Development

 

19.       Wake Coordinated Transportation Services 2005-2006 Community Transportation Program Grant Request

 

20.       Revision to the Operating Budget of the Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau to Fund a Joint Marketing Plan for the New Convention Center

 

21.       Request From Wake County Board of Education to Re-Allocate Plan 2000 Funds

 

22.       Report From Wake County Board of Education to Appropriate Plan 2004 Funds for Mobile/Modular Classrooms

 

23.       Wake County Board of Commissioners’ 2005 Regular Meetings Schedule

 

24.       Chair Appointments and Organizational Issues

 

25.       Appointments to Boards, Commissions, and Committees

 

a.                  Wake County Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee

b.                  Wake County Board of Human Services

c.                  Wake County Council on Fitness and Health

d.                  Wake County Historic Preservation Commission

e.                  Information Technology Advisory Committee

f.                    Juvenile Crime Prevention Council

g.                  Wake County Library Commission

h.                  Wake County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee

i.                    Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

j.                     Fuquay -Varina Planning and Zoning Board

k.                  Garner Fire Department Board of Trustees, Firemen's Relief Fund

l.                     Holly Springs Board of Adjustment

m.                Holly Springs Municipal Fire Department Board of Trustees Firemen's Relief Fund

n.                  Stony Hill Rural Fire Department Board of Trustees, Firemen's Relief Fund

 

26.       Committee Reports

 

27.       Other Business

 

28.       Public Comments:  Comments from the public will be received at 3 p.m.

for 30 minutes. A signup sheet for those who wish to speak during the public comments section of the meeting is located in the back of the Boardroom.

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