Board of Commissioners

                            Meeting Agenda


                 October 17, 2005 – 2:00 p.m.










 INVOCATION:  Commissioner Harold Webb




1.         Approval of Agenda


2.         Minutes of Commissioners' Meetings of October 3, and October 10, 2005

3.         Retiree Recognitions

4.         Proclamation of Support of October 23-31, 2005 as Red Ribbon Week

5.         Presentation of the Redesigned Wake County Web Site (

6.         RDU Airport Authority 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.


7a.       Acceptance of Wake County Public Libraries Grant Funding


7b.       Metropolitan Medical Response System 2005 (MMRS) Grant Acceptance


7c.       Service Contract for Post-Closure Care and Maintenance at North Wake and

Feltonsville Landfills





8.         Award Contract to Pearson Appraisal Services to Provide Staff for Appraisal Services in Conjunction with the 2008 Property Revaluation Project


9.         Amendment to the Business Investment Policy to Recognize Existing Business’ Capital and Job Investment in Wake County


10.       Establish Public Hearing for November 7, 2005 for Business Investment Grant to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)


11.       Report on the Request from Wake County Board of Education to Appropriate and Reallocate Plan 2004 Funds


12.       Update on Fire Apparatus and Approval of Transfer From Debt Service to County CIP Fund


13.       Lake Crabtree PCB Cleanup Task Force Update and Recommendations


14.       Utilization and Funding Agreements with Town of Knightdale for Accommodation of Wake EMS System Ambulance Station in Knightdale Public Safety Building


15.       Acceptance of FY2005 Homeland Security Grants


16.       Lease Extension for the South Branch Library


17.       Committee Reports


18.       Other Business


19.       Closed Session


20.       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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