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File #: 17-720    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/26/2018 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action:
Title: Consider Memorandum of Understanding and Work Plan for Orange County Food Policy Council Proposal PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board to consider entering into an inter-local agreement with Orange County, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough for mutual support of the Orange County Food Policy.
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1 - MOU Food Council, 2. Attachment 2 - Work Plan Food Council, 3. Attachment 3 - Position Description Food Council, 4. Attachment 4 - RESOLUTION
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  Consider Memorandum of Understanding and Work Plan for Orange County Food Policy Council Proposal 

PURPOSE:    The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board to consider entering into an inter-local agreement with Orange County, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough for mutual support of the Orange County Food Policy.

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DEPARTMENT:  Economic and Community Development 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:   Annette Stone, AICP Economic and Community Development Director astone@townofcarrboro.org <mailto:astone@townofcarrboro.org> (919) 918-7319 

 

INFORMATION:  The Board of Aldermen directed Town Staff to work with Orange County Staff to draft an inter-local agreement between Orange County, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough that would allow for the mutual support by all four (4) jurisdictions of the Orange County Food Policy Council.  Attached you will find a draft Memorandum of Understanding (Attachment 1), an Annual Work Plan for the Council (Attachment 2), and a Position Description for the Food Council Coordinator (Attachment 3). 

 

This inter-local agreement has been modeled after the Partnership to End Homelessness MOU.  The budget for a full fiscal year is $71,000.  This includes $58,774 in salary and benefits and $12,226 in operating costs.   The amount of funding to be provided by each partner will be determined by utilizing a population-based formula based on the latest Census data. Based upon the 2010 Census data, the percentage contributions are as follows:

 

                     Orange County 39%

                     Town of Chapel Hill 41%

                     Town of Carrboro 15%

                     Town of Hillsborough 5%.

 

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT:  Carrboro’s share of a full year of funding for this position will be $10,650.00  

 

RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends the Board consider the adopting the attached resolution (Attachment 4)