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Orange County <br /> Board of Commissioners <br /> Agenda <br /> Business Meeting Note: Background Material <br /> January 21, 2020 on all abstracts <br /> 7:00 p.m. available in the <br /> Richard Whitted Meeting Facility Clerk's Office <br /> 300 West Tryon Street <br /> Hillsborough,NC 27278 <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—Karina Castaiieda Esparza is a proud daughter of two immigrant parents. She is from <br /> Mebane,North Carolina. Her top priority at the moment is to continue her academic journey and <br /> make her parents proud. She plans to major in psychology. While she does not know exactly what <br /> she want her career to be, she knows for a fact that she is headed toward a place in life her parents <br /> have always dreamt of for her. Since her Freshman year at Orange High School, she has worked <br /> tutoring students that recently came from Spanish speaking countries or who struggle with the <br /> English language. She is committed to leading other Latinx students and minorities toward success. <br /> Over the past two years she has been involved in many community service programs and events and <br /> photography. She cares about unity and equality and knows that with strong, forward thinking and <br /> diverse students, girls and boys of every color will be able to thrive and earn the education they <br /> deserve. <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 Board meeting; or b) receipt of the request as information only. <br /> Submittal of information to the Board or receipt of information by the Board does not constitute approval, <br /> endorsement, or consent. <br />