Board of Commissioners

†††††† Meeting Agenda


†††††††† December 5, 2005 Ė 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).


INVOCATION:Commissioner Kenn Gardner


1.†††††††† 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 2006. The new Chair then presides.


2.†††††††† Election of Vice-Chair for a Term of One-Year

3.†††††††† Approval of Agenda

4.††††††† Minutes of Commissioners' Meeting of November 21, 2005

5.†††††††† Retiree Recognition

6.†††††††† Update on the 2005 Veteranís Day Foster Care Scholarship Classic


††††††††††† 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.


7a.†† ††† Job Access and Reverse Commute Public Transportation Grant


7b.†††††† Public Official Bonds


7c.†††††† Sale of House and Lot Obtained Through Tax Foreclosure to Previous Owner


7d.†††††† Exemption of Project Entitled Jordan Lake Water Reclamation and Reuse Project from Statutory Requirements for Selection of Engineering Firms as Allowed by NCGS ß143-64.32


7e.†††††† Wake County Commission for Women Membership Revisions


7f.††††††† Tax Committee Recommendations for Value Adjustments, Late-Filed Applications, Collections Refunds and Tax Collections Report




8.†††††††† Public Hearing and Approval of Business Investment Grant to Lenovo

Procedure for Public Hearing


Open Public Hearing

††††††††††††††††††††††† Comments by Interested Parties

††††††††††††††††††††††† Close Public Hearing


9.†††††††† Operating and FY 05 Financial Position Results Presentation


10.†††††† Wake Technical Community College Ė North Campus Start Up


11. ††††† Operating Support Request for Exploris


12.†††††† Establish a Geriatric Specialty Team for Elderly Adults with Mental Illness


13.†††††† Finance/HR/Budget Systems Replacement Project Ė Vendor Selection


14.†††††† Blue Ribbon Committee on Infrastructure Investment for Wake County


15.†††††† Consideration of Sub-Lease of SAS Soccer Park to Town of Cary


16.†††††† Marketing of Sponsorship Opportunities for Yates Mill Park Finley Center


17.†††††† Wake County Board of Commissionersí 2006 Regular Meetings Schedule


18.†††††† Appointments to Boards, Commissions, and Committees

a.            Wake County Board of Human Services

b.            Wake County Commission for Women

c.            Eastern Wake EMS

d.            Triangle Transit Authority

e.            United Arts Grants Panels

f.              Bay Leaf Volunteer Fire Dept. Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund

g.            Durham Highway Fire Dept. Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund

h.            Fairview Rural Fire Dept. Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund

i.              Rolesville Rural Fire Dept. Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund

j.               Swift Creek Volunteer Fire Dept. Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund


19.†††††† Committee Reports


20.†††††† Other Business

21.†††††† Closed Session


22.†††††† 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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