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The Town Council will meet virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, to consider the agenda https://bit.ly/2Pk6wp6 that also will be posted at carrboro.legistar.com
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The Carrboro Town Council met virtually Tuesday, April 20, and took the following actions. Find reports and more details in the agenda at https://bit.ly/3uTSCZW and view the meeting video at https://youtu.be/KMAV7XPL9AY
- Fire, Police, Stormwater Utility and Economic Development Monthly Reports: The Council received the reports.
- Request for Town Council to Approve an Increase in the Contract with Stantec for Services Associated with East Main Street Redesign Project: The Council approved the request for an increase to the consultant firm preparing the capacity analysis, pavement marking plans and signal plans for the East Main Street restriping project.
- Resolution Returning Unused Emergency COVID-19 Funds to the Carrboro Tourism Development Authority: The Town Council approved the return of un-loaned funds used to supplement the Emergency COVID-19 Business Loan program to the CTDA. The funds will be used to promote tourism and local businesses working to bring back business and economic vitality to our community.
- Annual Update from OWASA Representatives: The Council received an annual update from the Town’s appointees on the OWASA Board of Directors.
- A Resolution Establishing a Community Safety Task Force: The Council approved the establishment of a task force on public safety “in the interest of developing new approaches to public safety beyond policing.” Council Members Damon Seils, Randee Haven-O’Donnell, and Sammy Slade worked together to draft the charge for the task force. It will consider a range of issues related to the safety and well-being of Carrboro residents, including but not limited to law enforcement and court diversion and deflection programs. Recruitment will begin soon.
- Public Hearing on Requirements for EV Charging Stations: The Council set a public hearing for May 18 on the draft ordinance to establish requirements for electric vehicle charging stations, and also referred the draft ordinance to Town of Carrboro advisory boards and commissions for review.
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