Ready to get involved?
Apply to be a member of an advisory board, committee or commission!
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 all boards and commissions.
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. Apply by April 2 for assured consideration.
Leaving Chapel Hill for the Holidays?
We can keep an eye on your property for you.
If you’re going to be away from Chapel Hill for an extended period over the holidays, the Chapel Hill Police Department will keep an eye on your property.
Data shows that the holiday months are a particularly vulnerable time of year for our residents. Extra patrol officers are staffed to discourage illegal behavior.
Officers will also perform a house check of residences in Chapel Hill to check that your property is secure. This service is offered year round, and we especially encourage the use of it during the holidays. Officers will not enter a property, unless there is a sign that it has been left unsecured or forcibly entered.
Additionally, there are a few things you can do while you’re away to limit opportunities to be taken advantage of.
- Store valuables out of sight;
- Lock all doors and windows (even if they’re on the second floor);
- Set lights around the house on timers; and
- Break down identifiable boxes before placing them on the street in front of your home for pickup.
To receive this free service, complete a house check form at least 24 hours before you plan to be away. The form is available at townofchapelhill.org/town-hall/departments-services/police/house-check-request.
If you have questions, contact Capt. Donnie Rhoads at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-968-2865.