UNC-Chapel Hill Students step off the RU, a bus route of Chapel Hill Transit. The Board of Aldermen seeks to improve public transportation by working with Chapel Hill Transit to more effectively manage the current level of public transportation services in Carrboro , and extend service into areas of Carrboro not served by a fixed route service. Damon Seils, Board of Aldermen's liaison to the Transportation Advisory Board, discussed how transportation may be used to fight climate change and give more people the opportunity to use public transportation. 

Going green and climate change continues to be a priority for Orange County

Orange County is working to address persistent climate change issues through forming a specialized committee to push energy efficient initiatives.

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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