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January 3, Board of Commissioners regular meeting notes

By Mike Cross
Posted Saturday, January 7, 2006

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January 3, 2006: Board of Commissioners’ meeting

Consent Agenda – Approved 4-0 (Barnes absent)

* Private road names: Emory Drive and Scotten Matthews Drive

* Chatham County grazing card policy for removal of items at our solid waste collection centers

* Bid award to replace 4 compactors at our solid waste collection centers

* Reappointment of Mr. Bill Lowery to our Water Advisory Committee by Chairman Morgan

* Resolution for the addition of roads or streets to the NC system of secondary roads: Crew, Bost, Grier, Boyd, Webb, Larkins, Pharr and Ruffin in the Governor’s Village subdivision

Public Input Session

* No sign-ups

BOC Matters

* Consideration to approve/deny discoveries and/or penalties related to unlisted farm business property/equipment for five Chatham farm businesses. All discovered property was listed on federal income tax depreciation schedules for financial advantages, and state tax laws do not provide for partial relief – must apply to all citizens. Request denied 3-1 (Outz voted to approve, Barnes absent)

* Colvard Farms request for relief from the recreation fees. Developers are required to dedicate to public recreation use an area equivalent to 1/35 acre for each developed lot – at the sole option of the county, a fee is charged in lieu of land dedication. Review of the request found this fee was applied equitably based on property values formula. Request denied, 5-0.

* Chatham Historical Society has expressed interest in obtaining and moving 3 historical homes south of county office center. Committee to study – Approved 5-0.

* Affordable Housing Task Force proposal to use Newland, Carolina affordable housing contribution of $1.1 million to purchase property within the Pittsboro town limits and develop infrastructure for a Habit for Humanity subdivision for our lower income residents. Approved 5-0, proposal will now be discussed with a joint Pittsboro/Chatham County board meeting.

 
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