CORRECTION: Due to a reporting error, a previous version of this story misquoted Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle. She said there's a question of whether Chapel Hill has the legal authority to do construction in the community. The story has been updated to reflect this change. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.
IN OTHER NEWS
During its meeting Tuesday night, the Board of Aldermen discussed the following:
- Carrboro residents Gerry Williams and Janet Place were honored for their organization of the Carrboro Music Festival. The two are retiring.
- The board established a Town Historian position. The person will engage diverse members of the community and civic organizations and research elements to preserve town history.
- Carrboro Police will host a drug refund program on Sept. 25 to collect out of date prescription drugs.
At its Tuesday night meeting, the Aldermen said they’re ready to move the process along.
The Rogers Road Neighborhood is a historically black, low-income and minority community in Chapel Hill and Carrboro that housed the Orange County landfill for over 40 years.