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<br />Orange County <br />Board of Commissioners <br />Agenda <br />Regular MeetingNote:Background Material <br />January 23, 2018on all abstracts <br />7:00 p.m.available in the <br />Richard Whitted Meeting FacilityClerk’s Office <br />300 West Tryon Street <br />Hillsborough, NC 27278 <br />Compliance with the “Americans with Disabilities Act” <br />-Interpreter services and/or special sound <br />equipment are available on request. Call the County Clerk’s Office at (919) 245-2130. If you are <br />disabled and need assistance with reasonable accommodations, contact the ADA Coordinator in the <br />County Manager’s Office at (919) 245-2300or TDD# 644-3045. <br />1.Additions or Changes to the Agenda <br />PUBLICCHARGE <br />The Board of Commissioners pledges to the residentsof Orange County its respect. The Board asks its <br />residentsto conduct themselves in a respectful, courteous manner, both with the Board and with fellow <br />residents. At any time should any member of the Board or any residentfail to observe this public charge, <br />the Chair will ask the offending person to leave the meeting until that individual regains personal control. <br />Should decorum fail to be restored, the Chair will recess the meeting until such time that a genuine <br />commitment to this public charge is observed. All electronic devices such as cell phones, pagers, and <br />computers should please be turned off or set to silent/vibrate. <br />Arts Moment–2018 Piedmont Laureate Nancy Peacock <br />2018 Piedmont Laureate Nancy Peacock has been writing since fourth grade. She is largely self-taught <br />and well-mentored. Ms. Peacockis the author of the novels Life Without Water (chosen as a New York <br />Times Notable Book), Home Across the Road, and The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson, as well <br />as the memoir and “writing-in-the-real-world” guide A Broom of One’s Own: Words on Writing, <br />Housecleaning and Life. Ms. Peacockruns writing workshops and retreats for women. Her free Prompt <br />Writing Class has been active since 2003, and continues to gain in popularity. Ms. Peacockbelieves that <br />telling stories, our own and those we invent, is a human right that we must all claim to heal our hurt <br />world. She invites you to visit her website: <br />2.Public Comments(Limited to One Hour) <br />(We would appreciate you signing the pad ahead of time so that you are not overlooked.) <br />a.Matters not on the Printed Agenda (Limited to One Hour –THREE MINUTE LIMIT PER <br />SPEAKER –Written comments may be submitted to the Clerk to the Board.) <br />Petitions/Resolutions/Proclamations and other similar requests submitted by the public will not be acted <br />upon by the Board of Commissioners at the time presented. All such requests will be referred for <br />Chair/Vice Chair/Manager review and for recommendations to the full Board at a later date regarding a) <br />consideration of the request at a future regular Board meeting; or b) receipt of the request as information <br />only. Submittal of information to the Board or receipt of information by the Board does not constitute <br />approval, endorsement, or consent. <br />b.Matters on the Printed Agenda <br />(These matters will be considered when the Board addresses that item on the agenda below.) <br /> <br />