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1 <br /> ORANGE COUNTY <br /> BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS <br /> ACTION AGENDA ITEM ABSTRACT <br /> Meeting Date: December 15, 2020 <br /> Action Agenda <br /> Item No. 4-b <br /> SUBJECT: Proclamation Recognizing David Hunt <br /> DEPARTMENT: Board of Commissioners <br /> ATTACHMENT(S): INFORMATION CONTACT: <br /> Proclamation Greg Wilder, 919-245-2130 <br /> PURPOSE: To consider a proclamation recognizing and expressing gratitude to David Hunt for <br /> his devotion and service to the people of Orange County. <br /> BACKGROUND: After over 17 years of service to the Board of Commissioners in the Clerk to <br /> the Board's Office, David Hunt is retiring as the Deputy Clerk to the Board/Information Specialist. <br /> After a career in the private sector, David Hunt joined the Clerk to the Board's Office in 2003 as <br /> the Deputy Clerk to the Board/Information Specialist. In his initial years, Mr. Hunt managed <br /> Orange County's public information efforts developing press releases, drafting public hearing <br /> notices, monitoring and updating the County website, and compiling multiple materials to inform <br /> the public of County activities and projects. Mr. Hunt has also become a trusted resource in the <br /> Clerk's Office for the Board of Commissioners and staff Countywide, including developing a <br /> substantial bank of photographs utilized by County Departments and others to highlight services <br /> and promote events associated with Orange County. Mr. Hunt has also over the years served as <br /> a valuable contributor serving the needs of the public at the Emergency Operations Center during <br /> weather and other hazardous events. <br /> More recently, Mr. Hunt became the point person for the Board of Commissioners and multiple <br /> County staff for conducting virtual meetings. David has served as the principal County contact <br /> for organizing Board of Commissioners' meetings virtually, as well as interacting and coordinating <br /> with presenters, members of the public wishing to speak, and others involved. <br /> It should also be noted that while serving the County, Mr. Hunt has also been an active member <br /> in the community, including serving as a dedicated volunteer with the New Hope Volunteer Fire <br /> Department. <br /> FINANCIAL IMPACT: There is no financial impact associated with consideration of the <br /> proclamation. <br />