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Council Goals


The Town Council’s Goals for 2014-16 fiscal years guide the development of the Town Budget, and allocation of resources and staff time. Click on a goal to access its status update and related project pages. We are busy preparing these updates and appreciate your patience as we update them. Thank you!

ICON A Place for Everyone

  Create a Place for Everyone

__ Adopt and implement affordable housing strategies
__ Initiate planning for new ways to inform residents about Town government
__ Enhance support for code enforcement
__ Review and refine focus for youth services and begin planning for youth-centered facilities


ICON Community Prosperity and Engagement

  Support Community Prosperity

X Identify Priorities for Chapel Hill 2020 Focus Area Plans and staff resources for implementation
__ Expand incubator and co-working spaces in downtown or in development corridors
__ Continue performance based business recruitment strategies
__ Adopt strategies for adding office and retail tax base (2016 Goal)
__ Evaluate optimal ratio for office, retail and residential uses to meet Chapel Hill 2020 plan goals (2016 Goal)
__ Expand small business loan program (2016 Goal)


ICON Getting Around  

  Facilitate Getting Around

__ Adopt a sustainable transit financial plan in partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill and Carrboro
__ Adopt and Implement a Bike Plan
__ Initiate a Pedestrian Plan (2016 Goal)
__ Evaluate a transit trolley (2016 Goal)


ICON Good Places New Spaces  

   Develop Good Places, New Spaces

__ Initiate planning for new public safety and recreation facilities
__ Decide asset management recommendations for remaining town-owned property
__ Use lessons learned from public-private partnerships to develop new partnerships
__ Approve plan for funding Chapel Hill share of Rogers Road Sewer in partnership with Carrboro and Orange County
__ Approve an implementation strategy for Northside Community Plan
__ Approve capital planning strategy and funding for ongoing maintenance of Town facilities such as routine playground maintenance
__ Approve strategies for increased energy efficiency in local development
__ Identify and develop prioritization process for a potential bond referendum (2016 Goal)
__ Initiate future development planning for the Greene Tract with ownership partners (2016 Goal)


ICON Nurturing Our Community

  Nurture Our Community

X Continue development of predictable, streamlined development review processes that result in added value
X Decide future Solid Waste Transfer Facility issues
X Adopt Revised Personnel Ordinance
X Adopt a Stormwater Management Plan strategy
X Create a strategy to impact out of school time, ESL, and vocational classes for youth with non-profit organizations (2016 Goal)


ICON Town and Gown

  Grow Town and Gown Collaboration

X Strengthen collaboration with UNC and UNC Healthcare
X Adopt downtown master plan
X Continue partnership on NCNGN (Regional fiber)
X Initiate strategy for use of fiber with UNC, UNC Health Care, Carrboro

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