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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Carrboro Town Council Update

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Oct. 13 Meeting Agenda and Past Meeting Summary  

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Civic involvement is a valued tradition in our community.  Reach the Town Council with your ideas, views and questions at council@townofcarrboro.org

 

Coming Up  

The Town Council will meet virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, to consider the agenda now available at https://bit.ly/33HJP2m  

To view, livestream at https://carrboro.legistar.com/  or Cable TV 18 (in Carrboro).

To speak at the meeting email publiccomment@townofcarrboro.org


Past Meeting 

The Carrboro Town Council met virtually Tuesday, Oct. 6, and took the following actions.

Truth Plaque Task Force’s Second Plaque – The Freedman’s School and St. Paul AME Church Land
The Council approved the final design and location for the Truth Plaque Task Force's second plaque project related to the former Freedman School site and St. Paul AME Church Land. Tom Tucker, owner of Carolina Car Wash, approached the Town in 2018 regarding memorializing the land, where the car wash now sits, as the former Freedman School location.

The 203 South Greensboro Project - Public Hearing on Schematic Design 
The Council scheduled a public hearing for Oct. 13 to receive public comment on the 203 South Greensboro Project as it proceeds with the development of a schematic design. Learn more at http://www.townofcarrboro.org/1151/The-203-Project

Club Nova Conditional Use Permit
The Council approved a Major Modification to the existing Conditional Use Permit to allow construction of a 9,056 sf two-story (with mezzanine) building, which will replace both the existing detached club house and thrift store buildings. The proposed use of this building will remain primarily office and retail and is unchanged from the existing uses. 

Racial Equity/GARE Initiative Update
The North Carolina GARE Learning Cohort is coming to an end and the real work is about to begin for the Town of Carrboro and Orange County. Although the pandemic has accelerated the town’s racial equity work, it has also created an opportunity to reimagine how to move forward advancing racial equity as a region. 

Mural Update
The Council approved murals on two walls of Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. One wall will have a Black Lives Matter design; one will have the Town’s Race and Equity logo. Council also directed staff to proceed with a mural project at CommunityWorx at 125 W. Main St. Learn more about this project at http://townofcarrboro.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1453

View the complete agenda at https://bit.ly/3lq4Vs1 and access the meeting video at https://carrboro.legistar.com/  


About the Town Council 

The Town Council is the legislative and policy-making body for Carrboro, consisting of seven elected members: Mayor Lydia Lavelle, Mayor Pro Tempore Barbara Foushee, Council Member Jacquelyn Gist, Council Member Randee Haven-O’Donnell, Council Member Susan Romaine, Council Member Damon Seils, and Council Member Sammy Slade. More information is available at http://townofcarrboro.org/248/Town-Council

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