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1 <br /> ORANGE COUNTY <br /> BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS <br /> ACTION AGENDA ITEM ABSTRACT <br /> Meeting Date: October 6, 2020 <br /> Action Agenda <br /> Item No. 8-e <br /> SUBJECT: Resolution Authorizing Exchange of Property for the Sheriff's Office <br /> DEPARTMENT: Sheriff's Office <br /> ATTACHMENT(S): INFORMATION CONTACT: <br /> Resolution Sheriff Charles S. Blackwood, <br /> 919.245.2900 <br /> Jennifer Galassi, Legal Advisor to the <br /> Sheriff, 919.245.2952 <br /> PURPOSE: To approve a resolution authorizing exchange of weapons for credit at P.F. Custom <br /> Guns. <br /> BACKGROUND: In his Last Will and Testament, Mr. Thomas Lenoir Chatham II named the <br /> Orange County Sheriff's Office as a beneficiary. Mr. Chatham bequeathed over 90 firearms to <br /> the Sheriff's Office. Pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes § 160A-271, the Sheriff's <br /> Office has obtained an agreement with P.F. Custom Guns for exchange of the weapons for full <br /> and fair consideration in the form of credit to be used for the purchase of weapons, supplies, <br /> and ammunition. <br /> FINANCIAL IMPACT: The weapons left to the Sheriff's Office were appraised and determined <br /> to have a total value of $29,315. Following the required procedure under General Statutes, a <br /> notice of proposed exchange was published in the News of Orange. Upon the Board of <br /> Commissioner's adoption of this resolution, P.F. Custom Guns will take possession of the <br /> weapons and provide the Sheriff's Office with credit in the amount of $29,315, which can be <br /> used to purchase equipment needed for the Sheriff's Office. <br /> SOCIAL JUSTICE IMPACT: The following Orange County Social Justice Goals are applicable <br /> to this item: <br /> • GOAL: FOSTER A COMMUNITY CULTURE THAT REJECTS OPPRESSION AND <br /> INEQUITY <br /> The fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race or color; <br /> religious or philosophical beliefs; sex, gender or sexual orientation; national origin or <br /> ethnic background; age; military service; disability; and familial residential or economic <br /> status. <br /> • GOAL: ENSURE ECONOMIC SELF-SUFFICIENCY <br />