Board of Commissioners

††††††††††††† †††††Meeting Agenda

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††† December 4, 2006 Ė 2:00 p.m.

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Meeting Called to Order: Susan Banks, 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).


Pledge of Allegiance:Wake County EMS Color Guard


Invocation:The Reverend Kimberly Lucas, Rector

Saint Ambrose Episcopal Church, Raleigh, North Carolina



Items of Business:


1.†††††††† Oath of Office for Wake County Commissioners

        Administered by Judge Michael Morgan for Lindy Brown

        Administered by Chief Justice Burley Mitchell (retired) for Joe Bryan

        Administered by Judge Jennifer Knox for Paul Coble

        Administered by Judge James Fullwood for Tony Gurley


2.†††††††† Election of Chair of the Board for a Term of One Year

        The Clerk to the Board calls for nominations for Chair. A new Chair is then elected to serve a term of one year, until December 2007. The new Chair presides over the remainder of the meeting.


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


4.†††††††† Oath of Office Administered by Judge Jennifer Knox for Wake Soil and Water Conservation District Board Members

        Thomas Dean

        Joy Elliott

        John Phelps

        Donnie Woodlief



Recess Ė Reception


5.†††††††† Approval of Agenda


6.†††††††† Minutes of Commissioners' Meeting of November 20 and 27, 2006



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.†††††† Reallocate Plan 2000 Funds for Fuquay-Varina Middle Re-Roofing


7b.†††††† Certification of 2006 School Bond Referendum Results


7c.†††††† Authorize Three-Year Contract with Beck Disaster Recovery to Provide Disaster Debris Management, Recovery and Consulting Services


7d.†††††† Acceptance of Work First Demonstration Grant Funding in the Amount of $250,000


7e.†††††† Budget Amendment to the Workforce Development Project Ordinance in the Amount of $1,027,614


7f.††††††† Public Official Bonds for the Finance Officer, Tax Collector, County Manager, Sheriff, and the Register of Deeds


7g.†††††† Conveyance of a Utility Easement to Progress Energy Across County-Owned Open Space Property in the Marks Creek Watershed


7h.†††††† Conveyance of Utility Easements Associated with the Realignment of Old Smithfield Road at the South Wake Landfill


7i.††††††† Agreement with Progress Energy Carolinas for Waterline Installation at the Wake County Fire Training Center


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



Regular Agenda

8.†††††††† Wake County Board of Commissionersí 2007 Regular Meetings Schedule


9.†††††††† Agreement with Holly Hill Hospital for Inpatient Psychiatric Care


10.†††††† Request for Amendment of Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Franchise - Red Rock Disposal, LLC


11.†††††† Expansion of 800 MHz Radio System to Accommodate Addition of City of Raleigh Police Department to the System


12.†††††† Report on the Request from Wake County Board of Education to Appropriate and Reallocate CIP 2006 Funds


13.†††††† Reallocate Plan 2000 Funds


14.†††††† Land Acquisition for an Elementary School in Northeast Raleigh


15.†††††† Acquisition of Reynolds Open Space Property in Cedar Fork Creek Watershed


16.†††††† Acquisition of Approximately 160 Acres of Open Space on Lake Myra/Marks Creek from Wendell Falls Development, LLC


17.†††††† Partnership with the City of Raleigh to Acquire Approximately 100 Acres of Open Space on Swift Creek


18.†††††† Declaration as Surplus County-Owned Property and Authorization to Sell the Ponderosa Wastewater Treatment System


19.†††††† Selection of Voting Representative to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners 2007 Legislative Goals Conference


20.†††††† Appointments

a.      Durham Highway Fire Department Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund

b.      Garner Fire Department Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund

c.      Holly Springs Municipal Fire Department Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund

d.      Information Technology Advisory Committee

e.      Oak View Advisory Board

f.        Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

g.      Rolesville Rural Fire Department Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund

h.      United Arts Grants Panels

i.        Wake County Board of Human Services

j.         Wake County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee

k.      Wake County Open Space and Parks Advisory Committee

l.         Wake-New Hope Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund

m.    Western Wake Fire-Rescue Department, Inc. Board of Trustees Firemenís Relief Fund


21.†††††† Committee Reports


22.†††††† Other Business


23.†††††† Closed Session




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 Boardroom.



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