5:00 PM CONVENE, PRAYER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Item 1 Public Comments
 
Item 1A
Land of Beginnings — Scholarship Presentation)
Description:Land of Beginnings — Scholarship Presentation

Item Presenter:
TBA

Board Action Requested:
Informational Presentation - No Formal Action Requested
 
Item 2
East Carolina Behavioral Health (ECBH) Semi-Annual Report
Description:Roy Wilson, Area Director & Patty Joyner, Assistant Finance Officer will present ECBH's semi-annual report including their Fiscal Monitoring Report and Explanation

Item Presenter:
East Carolina Behavioral Health - Roy Wilson, Area Director & Patty Joyner, Assistant Finance Officer

Board Action Requested:
Informational Presentation - No Formal Action Requested
 
Item 3
Governor's Awards for Volunteer Service 2011
Description:
Recognition of the 2011 Governor's Award for Volunteer Service Recipients

Item Presenter:
Skipper Hines, Chairman, Outer Banks Community Foundation

Board Action Requested:
Recognition for the Five Award Recipients
 
Item 4
Presentation - Outer Banks Chapter of the NC Autism society
Description:
Presentation will be made on the group's second annual Surfing for Autism event along with an explanation of how Autism impacts local children, families, teachers, and the community.

Item Presenter:
Eileen Lowery, President of the Autism Society of NC OBX Chapter

Board Action Requested:
Informational Presentation - No Formal Action Requested
 
Item 5
Request for Public Hearing -- Buxton Zoning Map Amendment
Description:
Mr. John F. Conner Jr. has submitted a rezone a lot currently classified as R-2A, residential, to a new zoning classification of C-3, commercial. A staff report and site map are attached with this cover sheet. The next step is to schedule a Public Hearing with the Board of Commissioners.

Item Presenter:
Donna Creef

Board Action Requested:
Schedule a Public Hearing on May 2, 2011 as requested by Mr. Conner
 
Item 6
Request for Public Hearing -- C-3 Text Amendment
Description:
Hatchell Concrete Inc., in association with Mr. Bill Pierce, has submitted a text amendment application to amend the C-3 zoning district to add "boat engine repairs and boat maintenance" to the list of permitted uses in the C-3 district. C-3 zoned areas are located on Roanoke Island, Avon, Buxton, and Colington. Currently, the C-3 district permits retail boat display and sales but does not allow for the servicing of boat engines or boat maintenance. The next step in the process is to schedule a Public Hearing on this request. The first available date for the hearing is May 2, 2011.

Item Presenter:
Donna Creef

Board Action Requested:
Schedule a Public Hearing on May 2, 2011 on proposed C-3 text amendment.
 
Item 7
Public Hearing -- Draft Regulations for Wind Energy Systems
Description:
A Public Hearing for proposed regulations on wind energy research facilities is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.. A copy of the draft regulations and staff comments are attached for the Board's review.

Item Presenter:

Donna Creef

Board Action Requested:
Conduct Public Hearing on draft regulations
 
Item 8
Resolution - Requesting the North Carolina Utilities Commission Require Century Link to Transfer Equipment to Recently Installed Utility Poles Along the US 158 Corridor in Dare County
Description:
Resolution requesting the North Carolina Utilities Commission require Century Link to transfer all of their equipment to the safer and stronger utility poles along the US 158 Corridor in Dare County and additionally remove the old, obsolete poles.

Item Presenter:
County Manager Outten

Board Action Requested:
Adopt the Resolution
 
Item 9
Manager's Presentation of FY 2012 Budget
Description:
The County Manager will present the Dare County FY2012 budget.

Item Presenter:
County Manager Outten

Board Action Requested:
Review and Discussion
 
Item 10
Economic Improvement Council, Inc. Presentation
Description:
Ms. Janie White, CSBG Director, will appear before the Board in order to present an overview of the Community Services Block Grant Program.

Item Presenter:
Janie White, CSBG Director

Board Action Requested:
None
   
Item 11
Consent Agenda
Description:
1. Approval of Minutes (04.04.11)

Item Presenter:
County Manager

Board Action Requested:
Approval
   
Item 12 Commissioners' Business - Manager's/Attorney's Business