Highlights of Commissioners' Meeting of May 15, 2006
Peggy M Reeves
Approved minutes of the Commissioners’ meetings of May 1 and May 8, 2006.
Recognized the Wake County Procurement Services Department for achievement of the Sustained Professional Purchasing Award, and Angela Buffaloe for her receipt of the Lifetime Certified Local Government Purchasing Officer designation.
Approved by consent all agenda items as follows:
Workforce Development funding in the amount of $55,823 to the Workforce Development Project Ordinance with the appropriate budget revisions to increase appropriations in the Workforce Development Special Revenue Fund.
Dedication of a tree conservation easement to the City of Raleigh on approximately 4.28 acres of the Wake County Office Park property.
Request from the Board of Education to reallocate Plan 2004 funds for the 2007 Crowding Solution.
Request from the Wake County Board of Education to Appropriate Plan 2004 Funds.
Resolution and three-year Community Development Block Grant and HOME Cooperation Agreements to enable Wake County to remain an entitlement community through June 30, 2010.
Entering into an Interlocal Agreement with the Town of Cary for the design and construction of Phase 1B Sanitary Sewer System in Research Triangle Park, subject to terms and conditions acceptable to the County Attorney. Accepted the dedication of a permanent easement containing approximately 5.68 acres and temporary construction easement containing approximately 2.36 acres from the Research Triangle Foundation for the Phase 1B Sanitary Sewer System. Awarded a construction contract for the Cape Fear Sanitary Sewer System - Phase 1B in the amount of $2,479,920.27 to JF Wilkerson Contracting Company of Morrisville, NC; and accepted the corresponding budget revision to incorporate municipal reimbursement from the Town of Cary in the amount of $1,951,947.
Acted on these items under the regular agenda:
Received the County Manager’s Recommended Fiscal Year 2007 Budget for consideration and approved the following:
Hold a public hearing on the budget during the Board of Commissioner’s regular meeting on Monday, June 5, at 2 p.m., in the Board Room of the Courthouse, and also that day at 7 p.m. at the Wake County Commons Building.
Hold a budget work session on Monday, June 12, at 9 a.m.
Consider the budget for adoption on Monday, June 19, during the Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting, which begins at 2 p.m.
Held a public hearing and approved Ordinance Amendment OA 05/05 to amend the Wake County Stormwater Ordinance and incorporate it as Article 9 of the Unified Development Ordinance.
Held a public hearing and adopted a resolution to close approximately 350 linear feet of old Baileywick Road near the intersection of Baileywick and Creedmoor roads.
Held a public hearing and approved a request to rezone 13.35 acres from Residential-30 (R-30) to Conditional Use-Industrial-2 (CU-I-2) and Special Highway Overlay District (SHOD) located on the eastern side of Old McCullers Road approximately 0.4 miles east of its intersection with Fayetteville Road.
Approved the 2006-2007 Affordable Housing Action Plan and authorized the Chairman to sign documents necessary to submit the Action Plan to HUD and carry out the activities described in the plan.
Received recommendations from the Wake County Human Services Board’s Housing Committee on the award of multi-family housing development loans and approved loans of $585,000 to DHIC, Inc., for Wakefield Manor Apartments; $320,000 to DHIC, Inc., for Dacian Glen Apartments; and $367,738 to CASA, Inc., for Hester St. Apartments.
Approved conveyance of permanent roadway and temporary construction easement to First Premier Properties, LLC, at Site 5A of the Crabtree Creek Watershed Project, consisting of:
An approximate 0.28-acre roadway easement.
An approximate 0.10-acre temporary construction easement for roadway construction.
An approximate 2.0-acre temporary construction easement for the removal of soil material on County-owned property at Site 5A, Crabtree Creek Watershed Project, LLC, for the sum of $12,800, subject to terms and conditions acceptable to the County Attorney.
Approved the purchase of the George Pleasants open space property in the Mark's Creek Watershed from The Trust for Public Land at $21,000 per acre for approximately 114 acres, subject to final survey. Authorized the County Manager to execute a purchase contract subject to the terms and conditions suitable to the County Attorney that also provides a year-to-year agricultural lease-back to Mr. Pleasants through 2009, with the Board of Commissioners option to extend on a year-to-year basis; and the reservation of a ten-acre home site on the Pleasants property. Approved the attached budget revision in the amount of $2,410,500.
Made various committee reports.