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1 <br /> ORANGE COUNTY <br /> BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS <br /> ACTION AGENDA ITEM ABSTRACT <br /> Meeting Date: October 1, 2019 <br /> Action Agenda <br /> Item No. 6-b <br /> SUBJECT: Approval of Board of Commissioners Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2020 <br /> DEPARTMENT: Board of Commissioners <br /> ATTACHMENT(S): INFORMATION CONTACT: <br /> Original Draft List of Meetings - Text Board of County Commissioners <br /> Original Option #1 Draft 2020 Meeting Donna Baker, (919) 245-2130 <br /> Calendar David Hunt, (919) 245-2130 <br /> Alternate Option #2 Draft 2020 Meeting <br /> Calendar <br /> BOCC 2020 Meeting Calendar <br /> Considerations <br /> PURPOSE: To select between two draft meeting schedules, or a variation there of, for the <br /> Board of County Commissioners meetings for calendar year 2020. <br /> BACKGROUND: In accordance with 143.318.12 of the North Carolina General Statutes, a <br /> schedule of regular meetings shall be filed with the Clerk to the Board of County <br /> Commissioners. The schedule must show the date, time and place of each meeting. All <br /> meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. <br /> Discussion and selection of the 2020 calendar will provide the opportunity for the Board to <br /> review the meeting schedule for the entire year as well as the proposed budget public hearing <br /> schedule and other related issues. <br /> In regard to the budget process, it should be noted that after the Manager presents the <br /> Recommended Budget on May 5t", all proposed amendments from Board members and staff <br /> will be compiled, posted and updated on a continual basis on the County's website. This effort <br /> will inform the public on the proposed amendments and provide interested individuals and <br /> organizations sufficient time to prepare for making comments at the public hearings and/or <br /> share any comments with the Board via electronic or other means. <br /> Two calendar options are offered for consideration. The first calendar (Option #1) was <br /> presented at the BOCC work session on September 10, 2019. Based on Board member <br /> comments during the work session, an alternate calendar (Option #2) is also presented. <br /> Original Option #1 <br /> During the budget process this past spring, Board members requested that the budget <br /> amendment process be addressed, specifically to allow for public comments on any <br /> amendments proposed after the Manager presented the Recommended Budget. Staff has <br />