Highlights of Commissioners' Meeting of September 5, 2006
Peggy M Reeves
Approved minutes of the May 15 and August 21, 2006, Commissioners’ meetings.
Proclaimed September 2006 as Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in Wake County.
Approved by consent all agenda items as follows:
Issuance of an ambulance franchise for non-emergency convalescent care ambulance service to East Carolina Medical Transport.
Contract to Demolition and Asbestos Removal, Inc., of Raleigh, NC, in the amount of $585,829 for demolition and asbestos abatement on the 8th floor of the Wake County Courthouse.
Land acquisition for a new elementary school (E-24) in northwest Raleigh.
Reappointment of Julie and Will Walls, of the United States Equine Rescue League, Inc., as sworn Animal Cruelty Investigators for a one-year term effective September 5, 2006.
Tax Committee recommendations for value adjustments, late-filed applications, collections refunds and tax collections report.
Acted on these items under the regular agenda:
Continued a public hearing and denied a petition to rezone 1.55 acres from Residential-30 (R-30) to Conditional Use-General Business (CU-GB) located at the southeastern quadrant of the intersection of Bells Lake Road and Ten Ten Road.
Held a public hearing and approved an amendment to the construction and demolition debris landfill franchise issued to Shotwell Landfill, Inc., to increase the allowable disposal area of the landfill and the permitted service area.
Approved Community Capital funding in the amount of $2,000,000 to Hospice of Wake County as part of its $8,000,000 capital campaign to build a freestanding Hospice and Palliative Care Center.
Requested that the State and County Boundaries Surveyor with the North Carolina Geodetic Survey locate the Franklin County and Wake County line, in accordance with the 1992 line located on United States Geological Survey maps, with the exception of locating four disputed lots in the Richland Hills subdivision in Wake County.
Acquired an open space tract in partnership with the Town of Wake Forest, with Wake County to provide $340,810 for the acquisition of 68.12 acres of open space, and the Town reimbursing $208,950 to the County after receiving a Clean Water Management Trust Fund grant.
Accepted a dedication from James R. and Mary Anne Rust of an additional 1.462 acres of open space along Swift Creek, created by the realignment of Parkland Grove Boulevard, and granted drainage and slope easements.
Established 3.5 FTE’s for the Women, Infants and Children’s program, to be funded with State funds already included in the FY 2007 budget.
Made appointments to the Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee and the Historic Preservation Commission.
Made various committee reports.