Homegrown Halloween: Tuesday, Oct. 31

The Town of Chapel Hill continues its preparation efforts for the night of Halloween (Tuesday, Oct. 31) with the focus on safety for people and property.

“We launch a massive cooperative effort to encourage safety at Halloween on Franklin Street,” said Town Manager Roger Stancil. “We are in this together – Town, University, students, businesses and residents – in support of our community and its many visitors.” Click here to read more.

Interested in local issues? Apply to be a member of an advisory board, committee or commission.

Post Date:08/25/2016 1:17 PM
PHOTO: Advisory Board Meeting

Here’s an idea! Apply to serve our community by serving on a Town of Chapel Hill advisory board, committee or commission!

  • Here’s what you give – time, ideas and energy.
  • And, what you get in return – opportunity to provide input into local policies that shape our community; personal growth; friends and new connections

Chapel Hill local government has various standing boards and commissions that advise the Town Council on a wide range of issues. We are currently looking to fill vacancies on the following:

  • Grievance Hearing Board: 3 Town Resident
  • Cemeteries Advisory Board: 2 town residents
  • Environmental Stewardship Advisory Board: 1 Greenways Advocate, 1 Town resident, 1 UNC Chapel Hill Student
  • Transportation and Connectivity Advisory Board: 1 Town resident, 1 UNC Chapel Hill Student
  • Board of Adjustment: 3 Orange County appointed positions
  • Planning Commission: 1 Orange County appointed ETJ, 1 Orange County appointed JPA, ETJ or Chapel Hill resident can be appointed to position within terms of Joint planning agreement.
  • Historic District Commission: 1 resident within the Town’s planning jurisdiction (Town or ETJ)
  • Housing Advisory Board: 1 For-profit Developer,
  • Library Board of Trustees: 1 Town resident
  • Community Design Commission; 1 Town resident
  • Community Policing Advisory board: 1
  • Human Services Advisory Board: 1 Town resident
  • Justice in Action Committee: 1 member

For more information on the work of these groups, eligibility requirements, or to complete an application form, please visit www.townofchapelhill.org/boards.

Apply now at https://chapelhill.granicus.com/boards/forms/146/apply.

Questions? Contact the Communications and Public Affairs Department at 919-969-5014 or advisoryboards@townofchapelhill.org. We look forward to working with you!

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