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Council Meeting Highlights
The Chapel Hill Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 12, at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., to consider an agenda that includes the following highlights. The full agenda is available at http://bit.ly/CHTCBus061217 or by contacting Communications and Public Affairs at 919-968-2743 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public attendance is welcome. Parking is available at Town Hall lots and the lot at Stephens Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Additional parking is available in several public lots on Rosemary Street (parkonthehill.com). Town Hall is served by NS and T routes of Chapel Hill Transit (chtransit.org).
View the Council meetings live on the website at townofchapelhill.org/councilvideo – and on Chapel Hill Gov-TV (townofchapelhill.org/GovTV). Other ways to follow Council meetings are via live tweets (tagged #CHTC) from individuals who tweet during the meetings. Council meeting summaries are issued from the Communications and Public Affairs Department following most business meetings. To sign up to receive these by email, please send a request to email@example.com.
Resolution of Support: Paris Agreement
The Council will consider adopting a resolution of support of the Paris Agreement.
Summer 2017 Street Resurfacing
The Council will consider awarding a bid for street patching, milling and resurfacing on Town-maintained streets to Barnhill Contracting. The proposed resurfacing locations can be viewed at townofchapelhill.org/town-hall/departments-services/public-works/streets-and-construction/resurfacing-projects-2017.
Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget
The Council will consider adopting the budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. The Town Manager presented his recommended budget to the Council on May 8. The Council has participated in budget work sessions on May 15, May 17 and June 5. Information about the budget process is available at townofchapelhill.org/budget.
Fee Waiver: Limited Special Use Permit for Proposed Chapel Hill Cooperative Preschool
The Council will consider authorizing the Town Manager to waive the application fees for a Special Use Permit Application for the Chapel Hill Cooperative Preschool to increase its parking area.
2017-2022 Orange County Master Aging Plan
The Council will consider receiving the 2017 Orange County Master Aging Plan (MAP) report. The MAP is the strategic plan for the Orange County Department on Aging and is based on the AARP Framework for an Age-Friendly Community.
Progress Report on the Chapel Hill Station Area Planning Project for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Initiative
The Council will consider receiving a presentation from Town staff on the Station Area Planning Project for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit (DOLRT) Initiative. The Council will consider a resolution to provide policy direction for the project. The Council will also provide feedback to GoTriangle staff and their consultants about important considerations and desired outcomes for the creation of appropriate station area plans and development standards.
Appointments to Town Boards and Commissions
The Council will consider appointing applicants to vacancies on the Chapel Hill Cultural Arts Commission, the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, the Community Policing Advisory Committee, the Historic District Commission, and the Parks, Greenways, and Recreation Commission.