Board of Commissioners

                 Meeting Agenda


          August 21, 2006 – 2:00 p.m.



Meeting Called to Order:  Chairman Tony Gurley

Pledge of Allegiance

Invocation:  Commissioner Joe Bryan


Items of Business:


1.      Approval of Agenda


2.      Minutes of Commissioners' Meetings of July 17 and July 18, 2006


3.      Open Space Celebration


4.      Wake County Making Magic: An Alliance for Kids


5.      Annual Report from the Adult Care Home Advisory Committee


6.      Retiree Recognition



Consent Agenda


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.       Authorize Three-year Agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America to Provide Laboratory Services for County Programs


7b.       Authorize Three-Year Contract Not to Exceed $290,282 with Time Warner Business Class to Provide Wireless Internet Access for Patrons at Wake County Public Libraries


7c.       Acceptance of Grant Funding Totaling $51,000 from Various Foundations for Wake County Library Initiatives


7d.       Acceptance of Grant Funding Totaling $2,500 for Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Initiatives


7e.       Acceptance of Grant Funding of $6,059 from the State Board of Elections for Polling Place Accessibility Improvements


7f.        Acceptance of Grant Funding of $27,800 from the State of North Carolina to Continue a Countywide Radon Study


7g.       Budget Amendment to the Workforce Development Project Ordinance


7h.       Appoint U.S. Bank as Successor Issuing and Paying Agent for Commercial Paper Bond Anticipation Notes Due to Sale of Wachovia’s Corporate Trust Business to U.S. Bank


7i.        Acceptance of $485,000 in Grant Funding from the Department of Homeland Security Buffer Zone Protection Program for the Protection of Critical Infrastructure


7j.        Approval of Resolution Authorizing Filing of Grant Application Contract and Affirming Cash Contribution for Sheriff's Traffic Observation Patrol Team under the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program


7k.       Amendment to Service Agreement with Eastern Wake EMS to Provide for the Use of an Ambulance Station in the Knightdale Public Safety Building


7l.        Convalescent Transport Ambulance Franchise Request from East Carolina Medical Transport


7m.      Disposition of a Surplus Gas Chromatograph / Mass Spectrometer Through the Sealed Bid Process


7n.       Conveyance of an Easement to the Raleigh Durham Airport Authority on County-Owned Property at the West Regional Library


7o.       Award of Three-Year Elevator Service Agreement for Hydraulic Elevators in Multiple County Facilities to Godwin Elevator Company for $11,976 per Year


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


7q.       Annual Settlement of Revenue Collector



Regular Agenda


8.         Public Hearing, Adoption of Bond Order, and Resolution Calling a School Bond Referendum


Procedure for Public Hearing:


Open Public Hearing

Comments by Interested Parties

Close Public Hearing


9.         Public Hearing on Petition ZP-857-06: Proposal to Rezone 7.43 Acres from Highway District and Conditional Use-General Business District to Conditional Use-General Business District

Procedure for Public Hearing:


Open Public Hearing

Comments by Interested Parties

Recommendation by Planning Board

Planning Staff Recommendation

Close Public Hearing


10.       Public Hearing on Petition ZP-858-06: Proposal to Rezone 1.55 Acres from Residential-30 to Conditional Use-General Business


Procedure for Public Hearing:


Open Public Hearing

Comments by Interested Parties

Recommendation by Planning Board

Planning Staff Recommendation

Close Public Hearing


11.       Public Hearing to Consider a Business Investment Grant to RBC Centura Bank, Inc. as Inducement to Locate its United States Headquarters in Wake County


Procedure for Public Hearing:


Open Public Hearing

Comments by Interested Parties

Close Public Hearing


12.       Request for Amendment of Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Franchise for Shotwell Landfill, Inc.


13.       Consideration of Community Capital Funding and Donation of Proceeds from the Disposition of Surplus County-Owned Property to Interact


14.       State Funding to Support System of Care Coordination for Children and Families


15.       Nonprofit Multi-Family Housing Development Loan Recommendation


16.       Disposition of Surplus Wake County Owned Rehabilitation Loan Program Residence Located at 3808 Jonesville Road in Wake Forest


17.       Down Payment Assistance Loan Settlement


18.       Land Acquisition for a New Elementary School in Northwest Raleigh


19.       Purchase of an Agricultural Conservation/Greenway Easement from Michael Lee Hopkins in the Little River Watershed


20.       Extension of Deadline for Entering into the Long-Term Solid Waste Disposal Interlocal Agreement


21.       Selection of Voting Representative to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners 2006 Annual Conference


22.       Appointments to Boards and Committees

a)     Citizens Facility Advisory Committee

b)     Garner Board of Adjustment

c)      Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

d)     Triangle Transit Authority

e)     Wake County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

f)        Wake County Criminal Justice Partnership Committee

g)     Wake County Historic Preservation Commission

h)      Zebulon Board of Adjustment


23.       Appointment of Chairman to ABC Board


24.       Committee Reports


25.       Other Business


26.       Closed Session



Public Comments: 

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