Board of Commissioners

                           Meeting Agenda


                 May 1, 2006 – 2:00 p.m.






MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:  Chairman Tony Gurley




INVOCATION:  Commissioner Kenn Gardner





1.         Approval of Agenda


2.         Minutes of Commissioners' Meeting of April 17, 2006


3.                  Retiree Recognition


4.                  Recognition of National Tourism Week


5.                  Report on the State of the Wake County EMS System


6.                  Proclamation of Wake County EMS Week 2006




            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.       Approval of Application for Grant Funds from the Rural Operating Assistance Program


7b.       Resolution from the Wake County Open Space and Parks Advisory Committee in Support of a Statewide Bond Referendum for Conservation


7c.       Award of Construction Contract for Replacement of Cooling Towers and Mechanical System Refurbishment at the Public Safety Center


7d.       Tax Committee Recommendations for Value Adjustments, Late-Filed Applications, Collections Refunds and Tax Collections






8.         Adoption of Long Range Solid Waste Disposal Solutions


9.         Public Hearing to Consider a Request for Grave Disinterment, Removal, and Re-Interment


Procedure for Public Hearing:


Open Public Hearing

Comments by Interested Parties

Close Public Hearing


10.       Public Hearing on Ordinance Amendment OA 05/04 to Amend the Wake County Unified Development Ordinance’s Flood Hazard Regulations and to Adopt the New Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Wake County’s Jurisdiction in the Neuse and Cape Fear River Basins


Procedure for Public Hearing:


Open Public Hearing

Comments by Interested Parties

Recommendation by Planning Board

Planning Staff Recommendation

Close Public Hearing


11.       Fees for the Wake County Jury Commission


12.       Report on the Request from the Wake County Board of Education to Reallocate Plan 2004 Funds for the 2007 Crowding Solution


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


14.       Report on Land Acquisition for an Elementary School, Open Space, and Town of Fuquay-Varina Park


15.       Recommendations from the Wake County Human Services Board’s Housing Committee on the Award of Multi-family Housing Development Loans


16.       Appointments to Boards and Committees

a.      Wake County Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee

b.      Wake County Board of Human Services

c.      Wake County Commission for Women

d.      Durham and Wake Counties Research and Production Service District

Advisory Committee

e.      Wake County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee

f.        WakeMed Hospital Board of Directors


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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