Winter Storm Inga Update
Chapel Hill is cleaning up after Winter Storm Inga dumped nearly a foot of snow on the town. High-traffic roads have been cleared, but icy spots remain.
Town facilities are open Friday. Chapel Hill Transit service is operating on a modified schedule.
Residential solid waste collection will resume normal schedules next week. Commercial solid waste collection will be made up Saturday. Yard waste collection, including leaf collection, is canceled this week. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday curbside recycling routes—collected by Orange County Solid Waste—will be collected Friday and Saturday.
Mayor and Council Sworn into Office
The Town Council gathered for the post-election swearing in of the Mayor and Council Members at an organizational meeting held Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Chapel Hill Town Hall.
The oaths of office were administered to
- Mayor Pam Hemminger by Chief District Court Judge Joe Buckner
- Council Member Allen Buansi by NC Senator Valerie Foushee
- Council Member Hongbin Gu by Mayor Hemminger
- Council Member Rachel Schaevitz by Mayor Hemminger
- Council Member Karen Stegman by District Court Judge Sherri Murrell
In addition, the Council expressed appreciation to Council Member George Cianciolo, Council Member Sally Greene, Council Member Ed Harrison and Council Member Maria Palmer for their service to the community.
The business of the meeting included the seating of the new Council, election of the mayor pro tempore, and appointment of Council liaisons and representatives. A reception was held following the meeting.
The video from this meetings will be available on Thursday at http://www.townofchapelhill.org/councilvideo