The Lloyd-Broad neighborhood is a historic neighborhood in Carrboro, NC whose residents are facing issues of student gentrification.

Lloyd-Broad residents voice concerns that students are taking over

In the last few years, there has been an increase in student residents in Lloyd-Broad. That increase has had some adverse effects for the neighborhood and its long-term residents, who are speaking out to the Carrboro Board of Aldermen.


Carrboro Board of Aldermen

Carrboro’s Board of Aldermen is responsible for guiding the town of Carrboro and making policy decisions. Carrboro has a council/manager form of government, which means the aldermen are responsible for the town’s legislative responsibilities. There are six members of the board, along with the mayor who leads it. The current mayor is Lydia Lavelle.

The board is advised by the town manager, along with a number of other advisory boards and committees. These are often run by aldermen. They deal with issues such as economic development, climate change and human services.

Board meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, work sessions on 2nd Tuesdays, and public hearings on 4th Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall at 301 W. Main Street.

See who’s on the board, read upcoming agendas or view meeting minutes.

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Jacquelyn Gist is a candidate for the Carrboro Board of Aldermen. Photo courtesy of the town of Carrboro.

Few faces change on Carrboro Board of Aldermen

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen added one new face Tuesday night.  Incumbents Jacquelyn Gist, Randee Haven-O’Donnell and Sammy Slade were all re-elected, alongside newcomer Barbara Foushee. This is the first time Foushee, whose sister Valerie is an N.C. senator, has run for office. She won around 25.33 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results from Orange County precincts.


The Carrboro Board of Aldermen met on Oct. 3.

Carrboro Board of Aldermen meets Oct. 3

Agenda items include a resolution to commit to 100 percent clean energy by 2050, a presentation of the Community Climate Action Plan and continued public discussion for the town-owned property at 203 S. Greensboro Street.