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1 <br /> <br /> Attachment 1 1 <br /> 2 <br />MINUTES 3 <br />BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 4 <br />VIRTUAL BUDGET WORK SESSION 5 <br />April 14, 2020 6 <br />7:00 p.m. 7 <br /> 8 <br />The Orange County Board of Commissioners met for a Virtual Budget Work Session on 9 <br />Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. 10 <br /> 11 <br />COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chair Rich and Commissioners Jamezetta Bedford, 12 <br />Mark Dorosin, Sally Greene, Mark Marcoplos, Earl McKee and Renee Price 13 <br />COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: 14 <br />COUNTY ATTORNEYS PRESENT: 15 <br />COUNTY STAFF PRESENT: County Manager Bonnie Hammersley, Deputy County Manager 16 <br />Travis Myren and Clerk to the Board Donna Baker (All other staff members 17 <br />will be identified appropriately below) 18 <br /> 19 <br /> Chair Rich called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 20 <br /> 21 <br />Due to current public health concerns, the Board of Commissioners is conducting a Virtual 22 <br />Budget Work Session on April 14, 2020 utilizing Zoom. Members of the Board of 23 <br />Commissioners will be participating in the meeting remotely. As in prior meetings, members of 24 <br />the public will be able to view and listen to the meeting via live streaming video at 25 <br /> and on Orange County Gov-TV on channels 1301 or 26 <br />97.6 (Spectrum Cable). 27 <br /> 28 <br />1. Discussion of Manager’s Recommended FY 2020-25 Capital Investment Plan (CIP) 29 <br /> 30 <br />Bonnie Hammersley introduced the information below: 31 <br /> 32 <br />Capital Investment Plan – Overview 33 <br />The FY 2020-25 CIP includes County Projects, School Projects, and Proprietary Projects. The 34 <br />School Projects include Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Orange County Schools, and 35 <br />Durham Technical Community College – Orange County Campus projects. The Proprietary 36 <br />Projects include Water and Sewer, Solid Waste Enterprise Fund, and Sportsplex projects. 37 <br />The CIP has been prepared anticipating moderate economic growth of approximately 2% in 38 <br />property tax growth over the next five years, and 4% sales tax growth in Years 2-5. Sales Tax 39 <br />proceeds for Year 1 (FY 2020-21) are estimated to decline by 4.5% due to the current 40 <br />coronavirus pandemic. Many of the projects in the CIP will rely on debt financing to fund the 41 <br />projects. 42