Board of Commissioners

                 Meeting Agenda


    November 6, 2006 – 2:00 p.m.



Meeting Called to Order:  Chairman Tony Gurley

Pledge of Allegiance

Invocation:  Commissioner Betty Lou Ward


Items of Business:


1.         Approval of Agenda


2.         Minutes of Commissioners' Meetings of October 16 and 18, 2006      

            Minutes of Commissioners’ Work Sessions from June 12, August 14, September 11 and October 9, 2006


3.         Amendment of Minutes of February 7, 2005, and February 21, 2005


4.         Statement of Support for the National Guard and Reserve Service


5.         Recognition of Dr. Brent Myers for Being Named the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians’ 2006 EMS Medical Director of the Year


6.         Recognition of Wake County Public Affairs Office for Winning Two Awards of Excellence from the City-County Communications & Marketing Association


7.         Federal Legislative Agenda Update



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.


8a.       Budget Amendment to the Workforce Development Project Ordinance for $128,139


8b.       Acceptance of $4,800 in Federal Grant Funds for the “Feed the Bin” Recycling Program


8c.       Three-Year Agreement with Batteries of NC, LLC To Provide Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Services at No Cost to the County


8d.       Renewal of Wake Coordinated Transportation Services RouteMatch Software Contract for Three Years at $35,712 Per Year


8e.       Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau Budget Amendment for $130,000


8f.        Garner Emergency Medical Service and Rescue Squad, Inc. Request for Convalescent Transport Ambulance Franchise Request


8g.       Department of Homeland Security 2006 Metropolitan Medical Response System Grant Totaling $232,200


8h.       Acceptance of $1,000,000 in Grant Funds from the US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, as Co-Recipient for Renovation of the NC Rural Economic Development Center, Inc.


8i.        Conveyance of Road Right of Way and Temporary Construction Easement to the Town of Wake Forest At the Site of Northern Regional Center, Wake Forest Branch Library and Wake County EMS Station 10


8j.        Tax Committee Recommendations for Value Adjustments, Late Filed Applications, Collections Refunds and Tax Collections Report



Regular Agenda


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


10.       Increased State Funding and Creation of 12.75 Positions to Support Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services Purchase of Services and Local Managing Entity Systems Management


11.       Wake Coordinated Transportation Services 2007-2008 Community Transportation Program Assistance Application


12.       Wake County’s Work First Plan for Federal Fiscal Years 2007-2009


13.       Appointments

a.      Adult Care Home Advisory Committee

b.      Fire Commission

c.      Garner Planning Board

d.      Human Services Board

e.      Industrial Facilities and Pollution Control Financing Authority

f.        Citizens Energy Advisory Commission


14.       Committee Reports


15.       Other Business


16.       Closed Session


17.       Approval of Schematic Design for Parking Deck and Mixed-use Development on Davie Street in Downtown Raleigh




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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