Posted on: May 17, 2017

May 16, 2017 Board of Aldermen Meeting Summary

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Public Hearings ScheduledThe Board of Aldermen scheduled public hearings on amendments to the Land Use Ordinance related to roof and ground mounted solar arrays and for the abandonment of current Rand Road right of way located within the South Green Devel...

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Meeting Materials

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Endangered Species Day

PROCLAMATION“ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY”

WHEREAS, many species in the United States and around the world are officially designated as at risk of extinction and thousands more also face a heightened rate of extinction; and 

WHEREAS, North Caroli...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Carrboro to feature local photographers on website

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The Town of Carrboro’s website is getting a makeover and we need your help!  We are looking for 8-10 pictures to be featured  throughout the refreshed website set to launch later this year. Click for details to submit!

https://nc-carrboro.c...

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How to Submit
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Public Hearing for 90% design plans for MLK Park on May 23

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Stewart Inc. will present the ninety percent construction design plans for MLK Jr. Park at the May 23rd Board of Alderman meeting at Carrboro Town Hall. Additionally, Stewart, Inc will share feedback and plans on the possible location of the pump track(s)...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Carrboro Receives Bronze Level Solar Community Designation

Carrboro, in collaboration with Orange County, Chapel Hill, and the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State University, has earned a Bronze level designation in the SolSmart program, a U.S. Department of Energy “SunShot” initiative that provides off...

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SolSmart website....
Posted on: May 9, 2017

Mental Health Awareness Month

PROCLAMATION“MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH”

WHEREAS, 43.8 million adults experience mental illness in a given year; and

WHEREAS, 1 in 100 (2.4) million American adults live with schizophrenia, 2/6% of American adults live with bipolar disorder, ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Carrboro Celebrates National Bike Month

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The Town of Carrboro has a number of events scheduled for the month of May, 2017, in celebration of Bike Month, a national program established by the League of American Bicyclists in 1956.  The activities will commence with a proclamation read at...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

South Greensboro St. Closing Extended until June 16, 2017

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The NCDOT’s closure of a portion of South Greensboro Street to through traffic between Merritt Mill Road and Old Pittsboro Road in Carrboro has experienced delays due to recent heavy rain events and an unanticipated utility conflict. The revise...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Walk and Bike to School Month Proclamation & Events

P R O C L A M A T IO N

Designating MAY 2017 as “NATIONAL BIKE MONTH”, AND, MAY 10, 2017,

as “NATIONAL Bike/WALK to School Day”, and May 15 to May 19, 2017

as “NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK WEEK”, with MAY 19TH AS

“NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK DAY”

 

WHEREAS, Carrboro Vis...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Mayor Lavelle Proclaims May 1st as "Law Day" in the Town of Carrboro

WHEREAS, Law Day is an occasion of public acknowledgement of our Nation’s goals of justice, liberty, and equality under the law; andWHEREAS, the United States Congress has statutorily designated May 1 as the annual day for commemoration of Law Day; and

WHE...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Town of Carrboro Announces Summer Apprenticeship for the Arts

The Town of Carrboro announces a Summer Apprenticeship for the Arts for 2017!

The Town of Carrboro is offering an award up to $2,000 to assist emerging young artists in developing their talent through a summer apprenticeship. There are two or more apprenti...

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Carrboro Arts Committee
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Freight Train Blues Concert Series Announcement

2017 Freight Train Blues Concert Series Poster

Carrboro, N.C., March 31, 2017 – Three years ago, Hillsborough non-profit Music Maker Relief Foundation partnered with the Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department to create the Freight Train Blues Music Series held at Carrboro Town Commons (Farmer’s Ma...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Mayor Lavelle Issues Statement on Recent Executive Actions on Immigrants

Mayors from cities and towns across the nation issued statements this week in response to recent executive actions on immigration by President Donald Trump, including Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle: “Carrboro, North Carolina prides itself on being a diverse...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Summer Recreation Program Registration Announcement

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The Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department's Summer Brochure is now available! 

The brochure covers registration for our programs with start dates from mid-May through early September as well as Fall Athletic Leagues. 

Registration for Carrboro Re...

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2017 Summer Program Brochure (PDF)

Posted on: May 11, 2017

Carrboro Receives Bronze Level Solar Community Designation

Carrboro, in collaboration with Orange County, Chapel Hill, and the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State University, has earned a Bronze level designation in the SolSmart program, a U.S. Department of Energy “SunShot” initiati...

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SolSmart website.

Posted on: May 11, 2017

Carrboro Receives Bronze Level Solar Community Designation

Carrboro, in collaboration with Orange County, Chapel Hill, and the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State University, has earned a Bronze level designation in the SolSmart program, a U.S. Department of Energy “SunShot” initiati...

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Solsmart website
Posted on: September 29, 2015

Introduction of Planning, Zoning, and Inspections' News Flash listserv

Welcome to the Town of Carrboro Planning Department's News Flash listserv. Information regarding development, land use, and other topics relevant to planning in Carrboro will be distributed through this listserv. Announcements will include but not be limi...Read on...


Posted on: May 18, 2017

Public Hearing for 90% design plans for MLK Park on May 23

Stewart Inc. will present the ninety percent construction design plans for MLK Jr Park on May 23rd at the Board of Alderman meeting at Carrboro Town Hall. Additionally, Stewart, Inc will share feedback and plans on the possible location of the pump trac...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Wilson Park Swings

The swings at Wilson Park will be closed for maintenance on May 24th between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. New playground mulch will be added during the down time.

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Town of Carrboro Announces Summer Apprenticeship for the Arts

The Town of Carrboro announces a Summer Apprenticeship for the Arts for 2017!

The Town of Carrboro is offering an award up to $2,000 to assist emerging young artists in developing their talent through a summer apprenticeship. There are two or more apprenti...

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Carrboro Arts Committee
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Freight Train Blues Concert Series Announcement

2017 Freight Train Blues Concert Series Poster

Carrboro, N.C., March 31, 2017 – Three years ago, Hillsborough non-profit Music Maker Relief Foundation partnered with the Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department to create the Freight Train Blues Music Series held at Carrboro Town Commons (Farmer’s Ma...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Summer Recreation Program Registration Announcement

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The Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department's Summer Brochure is now available! 

The brochure covers registration for our programs with start dates from mid-May through early September as well as Fall Athletic Leagues. 

Registration for Carrbo...

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2017 Summer Program Brochure (PDF)

Posted on: May 19, 2017

May 23: Poplar Street Road Closure

The 300 and 400 blocks of N. Greensboro St. will be subject to a temporary road closure for about 2 hours on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. A.N.S.C.O. and AT&T will be removing and replacing a telephone pole.