Council Goals 2014-2016

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Council goals are shaped by community input as expressed in the Chapel Hill 2020 Comprehensive Plan, other community plans and the Community Survey. To view status updates on these goals, visit


A Place for Everyone 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


Town and Gown Town & Gown Collaboration

Strengthen collaboration with UNC and UNC Healthcare

Adopt downtown master plan

Continue partnership on NCNGN (Regional fiber)

Initiate strategy for use of fiber with UNC, UNC Health Care, Carrboro (2016 Goal)


Getting Around 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)


Good Places New SpacesGood 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)


Nurturing Our Community Nurturing Our Community

Continue development of predictable, streamlined development review processes that result in added value

Decide future Solid Waste Transfer Facility issues

Adopt Revised Personnel Ordinance

Adopt a Stormwater Management Plan strategy

Create a strategy to impact out of school time, ESL, and vocational classes for youth with non-profit organizations (2016 Goal)


Community Prosperity and EngagementCommunity Prosperity and Engagement

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)

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