Chapel Hill 2020 Community Meeting Tuesday

 
CommunityThe Chapel Hill 2020 team is preparing for the next meeting of the community planning process, set for 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Chapel Hill High School, 1709 High School Road. The public is encouraged to attend.Download a flier. Download the agenda. Child care for children ages five and older is available, thanks to the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Teen Leaders’ Club.At Tuesday’s meeting, the full group will provide input on action items and provide input on the draft Comprehensive Plan. Stakeholders will then break into theme groups to discuss action items for reach of the goals. Chapel Hill 2020 participants are developing the new comprehensive plan that will guide the town’s future. A revised draft of the Chapel Hill 2020 comprehensive plan will be released at www.2020buzz.org and www.townofchapelhill.org/index.aspx?page=1950 early next week. The visioning plan for the community’s future is expected to go through several iterations before it is brought for consideration by the Town Council on May 21.

The following draft themes have been developed from the community’s input for the new comprehensive plan.

  • Good places and new spaces: Downtown & Development (special places, downtown district, housing, development, protecting existing assets, neighborhoods)
  • Town & Gown:Learning and innovation (a center of medicine and health care, life-long learning, using intellectual/financial capital, re-thinking the status quo)
  • Getting Around:Transportation: (transportation of all forms, regional assets, partnerships, potential for shared success)
  • Community prosperity and engagement:Fiscal Sustainability and public safety, (affordability, economic development, tourism, neighborhoods, services delivery)
  • A Place for Everyone:diversity, cultural vibrancy, & the arts (youth, teens, safe places, a welcoming community, arts, creativity, celebrations, special events, inclusion)
  • Nurturing our community: environmental sustainability: (our natural environment, open spaces, solid waste, recycling, parks, greenways, rural buffer)

For more information about Chapel Hill 2020, visit www.chapelhill2020.org or www.2020buzz.org. Would you like to schedule a speaker to attend your club or group’s next neighborhood meeting or luncheon? Please contact us and help us involve more people who care about our community in planning its future. Contact compplan@townofchapelhill.org or 919-969-5068.

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