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I <br /> APPROVED 4/7/2020 MINUTES <br /> BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS <br /> BUSINESS MEETING <br /> March 10, 2020 <br /> 7:00 p.m. <br /> The Orange County Board of Commissioners met in a Business Meeting on Tuesday, March <br /> 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Whitted Human Services Center in Hillsborough, N.C. <br /> COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chair Penny Rich and Commissioners Jamezetta <br /> Bedford, Sally Greene, Earl McKee, Mark Marcoplos, and Renee Price <br /> COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: Commissioner Dorosin <br /> COUNTY ATTORNEYS PRESENT: John Roberts <br /> COUNTY STAFF PRESENT: County Manager Bonnie Hammersley, Deputy County Manager <br /> Travis Myren, and Clerk to the Board Donna Baker (All other staff members will be identified <br /> appropriately below.) <br /> Chair Rich called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. <br /> 1. Additions or Changes to the Agenda <br /> Chair Rich proposed the following items be added to the agenda: <br /> - pink sheet: Xenophobia Resolution, as item 4-c <br /> - Presentation in re: COVID-19 with Health Director Quintana Stewart and Kirby Sanders, <br /> Emergency Services Communications. <br /> - Additional Closed Session item: <br /> § 143-318.11. a "(5) To establish, or to instruct the public body's staff or negotiating <br /> agents concerning the position to be taken by or on behalf of the public body in negotiating (i) <br /> the price and other material terms of a contract or proposed contract for the acquisition of real <br /> property by purchase, option, exchange, or lease. <br /> A motion was made by Commissioner Price, seconded by Commissioner Bedford to add <br /> the Xenophobia resolution, the presentation on COVID-19 and the additional closed session to <br /> the meeting. <br /> VOTE: UNANIMOUS <br /> Chair Rich noted the following items at the Commissioners' places <br /> - Proposed resolution for item 4-c <br /> - Hand out for item 5-a <br /> - PowerPoint for item 5-a <br /> - Letter from Mayor Lavelle in re: Southern Branch Library, for item 6-a <br /> PUBLIC CHARGE <br /> Chair Rich acknowledged the public charge. <br /> Arts Moment <br /> Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC) Member Tim Hoke introduced Cassie Lipton: <br /> Cassie Lipton is a senior at Orange High School. She enjoys writing, and recently won a Silver <br /> Key in Poetry from the Scholastic Art and Writing awards. She is a dedicated member of the <br />