Board of Commissioners

                            Meeting Agenda


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








 INVOCATION:  Commissioner Herb Council


1.         Approval of Agenda

2.         Minutes of Commissioners' Meetings of November 7, November 14, and November 16, 2005

3.         Retiree Recognition

4.         State of the County

5.         Federal Agenda Update


            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.


6a.       Budget Amendment to the Workforce Development Project Ordinance


6b.       Adopt Changes to Purchasing Statutes for Disposal of Surplus Property and Use Electronic Advertising


6c.       Amendment to FY05-06 Budget Ordinance Granting Approval Authority for Certain Multi-Year Lease Contracts


6d.       Disposal of County-Owned Surplus Property, Little River Reservoir Project


6e.       Conveyance of a Utility Easement to the City of Raleigh on the Site of the New North Regional Libraryto cover cost of legal fees/claims associated with claims against College due to delay of project.





7.         Public Hearing to Consider the Wake Coordinated Transportation Services’ 2006-2007 Community Transportation Program Grant Request


Procedure for Public Hearing


Open Public Hearing

                        Comments by Interested Parties

                        Close Public Hearing


8.         Public Hearing on Ordinance Amendment OA 05/12 to Amend the Wake County Zoning Ordinance to Repeal the Special Highway District Regulations in its Entirety

Procedure for Public Hearing


Open Public Hearing

                        Comments by Interested Parties

Recommendation by Planning Board

                        Planning Staff Recommendation

                        Close Public Hearing


9.         Holly Springs Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction Area Request


10.       Acquisition of Williamson and Edgerton Open Space Properties in Marks Creek



11.       Purchase of Conservation Easement for Hice Open Space Property in Marks Creek



12.       Purchase Property From the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford and Acceptance

of Property Deed of Gift from Brady C. Jefcoat


13.       Appropriate Interest Earnings from 1993 Bond Proceeds into the Automotive and

Heavy Equipment Technology Project at Wake Technical Community College


14.       Adoption of Long Range Solid Waste Disposal Solutions


15.       Award of Construction Contract for Phase Two Improvements to Fire/Rescue Stations


16.       Award of Construction Contract for Wake County Courthouse Plaza Accessibility Project


17.       Authorization to Proceed with Development of the Northern Regional Center


18.       State Funds to Expand 4-H SuperSeed Youth Substance Use Prevention Efforts


19.       Appropriation from the North Carolina Division of Child Development for Child Care Subsidy


20.       Finance Department Request for One Full Time Position to Serve as Debt Manager  

21.       Establish Public Hearing for December 5, 2005 for Business Investment Grant to Lenovo


22.       Committee Reports


23.       Other Business

24.       Closed Session


25.       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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