Board of Commissioners

                            Meeting Agenda


                 August 15, 2005 – 2:00 p.m.








 INVOCATION:  Commissioner Tony Gurley


1.         Approval of Agenda

2.         Minutes of Commissioners' Meetings of August 1, 2005; August 8, 2005; and August 10, 2005

3.         Retiree Recognition

4.         Capital Trees Program Biannual Awards


            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.


5a.       Sheriff's Office Budget Revision for 2005 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant


5b.       Award Construction Contract for Roof Replacement on the Wake County Office Building


5c.       North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program Resolution


5d.       A Memorandum of Understanding to Expand the Capital Area Metropolitan

Planning Organization


5e.       Conveyance of Ballentine Street Right of Way to the Town of Holly Springs





6.         Introduction of Bond Order Authorizing Approximately $41,000,000 General Obligation School Bonds (“Two-Thirds Bonds”) and Calling for a Public Hearing on the Proposed Bond (“Two-Thirds Bonds”) Order on September 19, 2005


7.         Wake County District Attorney Request


8.         Job’s Journey Affordable Apartments Contract Approval


9.         Municipal and County Collaboration on Stormwater Management and Water Quality Programs


10.       Cooperative Agreement with the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service - US Commodity Credit Corporation for an Agricultural Conservation Grant         


11.       Local Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Update


12.       Dorothea Dix Hospital Downsizing Funds to Expand Community-Based Services


13.       Request for the Reallocation of Plan 2000 Savings


14.       Selection of Voting Representative to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners 2005 Annual Conference


15.       Committee Reports


16.       Other Business


17.       Closed Session


18.       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 Board room.


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