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Orange County <br /> Board of Commissioners <br /> Agenda <br /> Business Meeting Note: Background Material <br /> December 10, 2019 on all abstracts <br /> 7:00 p.m. available in the <br /> Southern Human Services Center Clerk's Office <br /> 2501 Homestead Road <br /> Chapel Hill,NC 27514 <br /> Compliance with the"Americans with Disabilities Act"-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)245-2300 or TDD#919-644-3045. <br /> 1. Additions or Changes to the Agenda <br /> PUBLIC CHARGE <br /> The Board of Commissioners pledges its respect to all present. The Board asks those attending this meeting to <br /> conduct themselves in a respectful, courteous manner toward each other, county staff and the commissioners. <br /> At any time should a member of the Board or the public fail to observe this charge, the Chair will take steps to <br /> restore order and decorum. Should it become impossible to restore order and continue the meeting, the Chair <br /> will recess the meeting until such time that a genuine commitment to this public charge is observed. The <br /> BOCC asks that all electronic devices such as cell phones,pagers, and computers should please be turned off <br /> or set to silent/vibrate. Please be kind to everyone. <br /> Arts Moment—Andrea Selch joined the board of Carolina Wren Press 2001, after the publication of <br /> her poetry chapbook, Succory, which was #2 in the Carolina Wren Press poetry chapbook series. She <br /> has an MFA from UNC-Greensboro, and a PhD from Duke University, where she taught creative <br /> writing from 1999 until 2003. Her poems have been published in Calyx, Equinox, The Greensboro <br /> Review, Oyster Boy Review, Luna, Swink, The MacGuffin, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review <br /> and featured on the Best American Poetry blog. Her full-length collection of poetry, Startling, was <br /> published by Turning Point Press in October, 2004, and reissued by Cockeyed Press in 2009. In <br /> 2007, Choreo Collective danced her"Holy Shell Waiting for the Return of the Soul," and"Early <br /> Weaning" at the biennial symposium of Duke University's Sallie Bingham Center for the Study of <br /> Women's History and Culture. She won a 2008 "Hippo"Award from The Monti for her spoken <br /> story, "Replacement Child."Her small collection of Ekphrastic poems, Boy Returning Water to the <br /> Sea: Koans for Kelly Fearing, was published by Cockeyed Press in 2009, and in 2011 a selection of <br /> her work appeared in The Book of Ystwyth: Six Poets on the Art of Clive Hicks-Jenkins. After a <br /> dozen years as President of Carolina Wren Press, she now devotes her time to coaching the Triangle <br /> Equestrian Vaulters, while continuing to work on a second full-length manuscript entitled Oh My <br /> Darling. <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 />