Board of Commissioners

                            Meeting Agenda


                  March 21, 2005 – 2:00 p.m.








 INVOCATION:  Commissioner Herb Council


1.         Approval of Agenda

2.         Minutes of Commissioners' Meetings - February 2005

3.         Retiree Recognition

4.         Customer Service Award Recognition

5.         Recognition of the Wake County Procurement Services Division and Tom Wester, Director of Procurement Services for Wake County

6.         Human Services’ Business Plan Presentation


            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.       Request for Re-Issuance of Landfill Franchise - Shotwell Landfill, Inc.


7b.       Budget Amendment to the Workforce Development Project Ordinance


7c.       Contract for Wake County EMS Medical Director


7d.       Wake Criminal Justice Resource Center FY 2006 Grant Application


7e.       Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Amendment for the Solid Waste Management Enterprise Fund


7f.        Salary Adjustment for Register of Deeds


7g.       Request to Waive Tipping Fee at North Wake Landfill for the Neuse River Clean Up Event



8.         Funding Request for the Healing Place for Women and Children


9.         Funding from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services for Wake County to Implement its Local Management Entity as Part of the State’s Mental Health Reform


10.       Autumn Trace Affordable Apartments Contract Approval


11.       Resolution in Support of the State of North Carolina Assumption of County Share of



12.       Public Hearing – Public Hearing Request to Abandon and Close the Last 4,100 LF of Right-of-Way of Frank Bailey Road (SR 1921) located in New Light North of NC 98 Off of Stony Hill Road


Procedure for Public Hearing


Open Public Hearing

                        Comments by Interested Parties

                        Planning Staff Recommendation

                        Close Public Hearing

                        Action by Board of Commissioners


13.       Public Hearing – Public Hearing to Consider a Request to Abandon and Close 1,800 LF of Right-of-Way of Keith Road (SR 1921) Located in New Light North of NC 98 Off of Stony Hill Road


Procedure for Public Hearing


Open Public Hearing

                        Comments by Interested Parties

                        Planning Staff Recommendation

                        Close Public Hearing

                        Action by Board of Commissioners

14.       Request from Wake Technical Community College to Approve Plan of Record and   Appropriate FY 2005 Funds


15.       Town of Holly Springs Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction Extension Request


16.       Partnership Agreement with the City of Raleigh for the Purchase of 420 Acres from NC State University


17.       Acceptance of a Grant from the N.C. Ecosystem Enhancement Program and Approval of the Conveyance of a Conservation Easement to the State


18.       Acceptance of Property Located in the Mark's Creek Watershed From Triangle Land Conservancy


19.       Request from the Wake County Board of Education to Close Various State

Bond Capital Projects


20.      Land Acquisition for Elementary School in the City of Raleigh (Barwell Road)


21.       Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the Board of Education and Town of Cary for Community Use Park Facilities at Highcroft Elementary School


22.       Disposition of Surplus County Owned Property in Wendell


23.       Tax Committee Recommendations for Value Adjustments, Late Filed Applications, Collections Refunds and Tax Collections Report


24.       Principles for Establishing Adequate and Reliable Funding of Transportation in the

Triangle and Throughout the State


25.       Approval of Federal Legislative Agenda


26.       Public Safety Committee Report


27.       Revisions to Fire Commission Structure


28.       Appointments to Boards, Commissions, and Committees

a.                  Wake County Board of Adjustment

b.                  Wake County Board of Human Services 

c.                  Wake County Citizens' Energy Advisory Commission

d.                  Wake County Fire Commission

e.                  Wake County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee

f.                    Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau

g.                  Juvenile Crime Prevention Council

h.                  Yates Mill County Park Advisory Board

i.                    Garner Planning and Appearance Commission

j.                     Knightdale Land Use Review Board


29.       Other Business


30.       Closed Session



31.       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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