Council Meeting Highlights for Wednesday (9/25/19)

Post Date:09/20/2019 4:20 PM
CHAPEL HILL TOWN COUNCIL

The Chapel Hill Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., to consider an agenda that includes the following highlights. The full agenda and video access will be available at http://bit.ly/2msACrG.

View Council meetings live at the link above – and on Chapel Hill Gov-TV (townofchapelhill.org/GovTV). Council meeting summaries are issued from the Communications and Public Affairs Department. To sign up to receive these by email, please send a request to info@townofchapelhill.org.

Public attendance is welcome. Parking is available at Town Hall lots and the lot at Stephens Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Additional parking is available in several public lots on Rosemary Street (parkonthehill.com). Town Hall is served by NS and T routes of Chapel Hill Transit (chtransit.org).

 

Converting Chapel Hill Street Lights to LED

Council will consider authorizing the Town Manager to enter into an agreement with Duke Energy to convert all Chapel Hill street lights to energy-saving LED fixtures.

 

Climate Action & Response Plan

The Council will receive and provide direction on the Climate Action and Response Plan, which focuses on carbon reduction and adaptation. The plan identifies meaningful actions to be taken by 2025 and is evaluating environmental, social, economic and public health benefits/costs. Council may also resolve to plan for a transition to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050. Additional information can be seen at www.sustainchapelhill.org.

 

Update on UNC Health Care Eastowne Development

The Council will receive an update on the UNC Health Care Eastowne Development. On March 13, 2019, the Council agreed to enter into a development agreement process with UNC Health Care. Since then, a Council Committee and UNC Health Care have met for several negotiation sessions as well as joint advisory board meetings, open houses/community meetings and site tours.

 

UNC-Chapel Hill Semi-Annual Report

The Council will consider the second of two semi-annual reports. UNC-Chapel Hill participates in semi-annual meetings to provide the Council with updates on University development activity.

 

Blue Hill Report and LUMO Amendments

Council will receive a semi-annual report on the Blue Hill District. Council may also call a public hearing to consider possible Land Use Management Ordinance amendments regarding massing and permeability standards in the district. Additional Blue Hill details are at http://bit.ly/2kKXpi5.

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