Board of Commissioners

Meeting Agenda


July 9, 2007 – 2:00 p.m.



Meeting Called to Order:  Chairman Tony Gurley


Pledge of Allegiance


Invocation:  Commissioner Kenn Gardner


Items of Business:


1.         Approval of Agenda


2.         Minutes of Commissioners' Meeting of June 11, 18, and 20, 2007


3.         Retiree Recognition


4.         Recognition of the Making Magic Alliance for Receiving the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association’s First Place Award in the Development Event Program Category


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.


5a.       Acceptance of $567,000 in Grant Funding from the Help America Vote Act to Provide Electronic Records Access at Polling Places


5b.       Request from Rex Healthcare for Renewal of an Ambulance Franchise


5c.       Approval of a Three-year Agreement with Sprint for $68,220 to Provide Dedicated, Secure and Managed Network Connection Services to Support the County’s Mobile Wireless Data Service


5d.       Approval of a One-Year Agreement and Two One-Year Renewal Options Totaling $354,046 with Western Telecommunication Consulting, Inc. to Provide Consulting Services to Assist Wake County in the Development of a Long-Term Strategic Telecommunications Infrastructure Plan


5e.       Acceptance of an Additional $81,245 in Home and Community Care Block Grant Funding


5f.        Appointment of Two Animal Cruelty Investigators for a One-Year Term


5g.       Tax Committee Recommendations for Value Adjustments, Late Filed Applications, Collections Refunds and Tax Collections Report, Consideration of Refund of Excise Tax – Register of Deed



Regular Agenda


6.         Resolution to Request that the North Carolina Department of Transportation Dedicate a Bridge in Memory of Highway Patrolman Robert R. East


7.         Public Hearing on the Proposed 2007 Wake County Southwest Area Land Use Plan


Procedure for Public Hearing:


Open Public Hearing

Comments by Interested Parties

Planning Board Recommendations

Planning Staff Recommendations

Close Public Hearing


8.         Public Hearing on Request for Grave Disinterment, Removal, and Re-interment for the Ballentine Cemetery, Located off of Piney Grove-Wilbon Road and Wade-Nash Road

Procedure for Public Hearing:


Open Public Hearing

Comments by Interested Parties

Planning Staff Recommendation

Close Public Hearing


9.         Resolution Introducing General Obligation Bond Orders for Open Space Bonds in the Amount of $50 Million, Wake Technical Community College Bonds in the Amount of $92 Million, and Library Facilities Bonds in the Amount of $45 Million, Approving Sworn Statement of Debt, and Setting Public Hearings for August 6, 2007


10.       Request from the Wake County Board of Education to Appropriate and Reallocate CIP 2006 Funds


11.       Land Acquisition for an Elementary School in Cary (E-30)


12.       Land Acquisition for a Middle School in Rolesville (M-6)


13.       Land Acquisition for a High School in Garner (H-8)


14.       Acquisition of McGovern Open Space Property in Cedar Fork Creek Watershed


15.       Reallocation of Community Development Block Grant Funding for Affordable Housing Subdivision in Fuquay-Varina


16.       Award of the Construction Contract Consolidated Pines Subdivision Infrastructure in Fuquay-Varina


17.       Exchange of County-Owned Leasehold Interest and Radio Communications Tower and Equipment Located on Highway 55


18.       Multi-Year Lease of Office Space for the Relocation of Probation and Parole Offices


19.       Conveyance of a Sanitary Sewer Easement Across County-Owned Property at the South Wake Landfill


20.       Appointments

a.      Wake County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

b.      Wake County Economic Development Commission

c.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council

d.      Wendell Planning and Zoning Board

e.      Zebulon Planning and Zoning Board

f.        Report of upcoming vacancies – no action needed


21.       Committee Reports


22.       Other Business


23.       Closed Session





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