Restricting street parking on Old Pittsboro Road, creating a bike share program in Carrboro and the potential for a community kitchen in the downtown Carrboro area were all initiatives discussed at Tuesday's Board of Aldermen meeting.
Funding for entrepreneurial program Launch was approved at the Orange County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday night. The Board also discussed plans for building a nature trail that will stretch across North Carolina.
Bond referendums, facility planning and employee surveys were discussed at Wednesday’s Town Council work session. Business management director Kenneth C. Pennoyer presented the results of the recent bond referendum. All five bond orders were approved and the next step in the issuing process is certification of the referendum on Nov. 23.
Middle schoolers, multiple standing ovations and the future of public transit were all part of the Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners discussed changes in work requirements for Food and Nutrition Services, formerly known as food stamps, and updates in the affordable housing plan in their meeting on Tuesday.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners convened Thursday night to consider approving a bicycle safety resolution. The resolution would support efforts to improve the county's roadways by increasing safety awareness between motorists and bicyclists.
Monday night’s town council business meeting covered a broad spectrum of topics including new holidays and public safety hazards. The town of Chapel Hill will now recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the second Monday of October in lieu of Columbus Day, a federal holiday honoring the Italian explorer who preceded the Spanish expedition that resulted in the exploitation of native inhabitants.