Thanksgiving Holiday: Most municipal offices will be closed Nov. 23-24. Yard waste will not be collected this week. Residential trash collection will not be affected. Chapel Hill Transit will not operate on Thursday and will operate on a Saturday schedule on Friday, Nov. 24. Chapel Hill Public Library will be closed. More Information

PHOTO Arbor Day Tree PlantingChapel Hill Celebrates Arbor Day Nov. 17

The Town of Chapel Hill’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in the parking lot on the corner of Columbia and Stevens streets.

Suzie Roth’s third grade class from Northside Elementary School will participate and do a presentation of The Giving Tree.

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Survey Respondents Value Improvements to Mobile Phone Service in Chapel Hill

Post Date:11/07/2017 1:15 PM

About 90 percent of respondents in last month’s wireless survey said they rely on their mobile devices to a great extent -- and 96 percent said the quality of wireless telecommunications is important to them. Only 16 percent said they would be willing to tolerate worse wireless telecommunications service in order to minimize visual impacts in the Chapel Hill community.

To view the entire survey results from the Town of Chapel Hill Wireless Telecommunications Initiative (WTI), visit  and

There were 329 participants who provided feedback in the survey, used in part to gauge public perspective in the upcoming Wireless Telecommunications Master Plan and Ordinance. The community process was kicked off at a Sept. 21 public information meeting.

Next steps include 1) an open house for the Wireless Telecommunications Initiative at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, outside the Council Chamber at Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., preceding a status report to the Planning Commission at 7 p.m., and 2) the completion of an analysis of gaps in Town wireless facilities and 3) drafting the Wireless Master Plan and Ordinance.

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