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  1. East Main Street Vehicle Lane and Sidewalk Closures - beginning around noon on Sunday, 7/20 and expected to end on Wednesday, 7/23, with some possibility of the closures extending to approximately noon on Thursday, 7/24.
  2. Carrboro Community Garden Flyer - open to anyone interested in growing food in an environmentally sustainable way. Please join us as we strive to create a fun and friendly atmosphere centered around the production of fresh fruits and vegetables year-round.
  3. July 4th Solid Waste Collection - The Town will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014. There will be no garbage collection this day. Friday’s garbage will be collected one day early, Thursday, July 3rd, 2014.
  4. A Resolution Establishing a Charge for the Temporary Energy and Climate Protection Planning Task Force
  5. Four on the Fourth Race - Four on the Fourth is the first race of Le Tour -- the 4 mile race starts at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 4, at McDougle Middle School. Additional race information can be found on the Cardinal Track Club’s website  at www.cardinaltrackclub.com.  The course map is available at the following link: http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=24152
  6. Solarize Carrboro Opportunity!
  7. The Town of Carrboro is seeking candidates enthusiastic about improving options for walking and bicycling to school to serve on the newly-created Safe Routes to School Implementation Committee.
  8. Community Conversation Series on Zoning
  9. Community Meeting - S. Greensboro St. Sidewalk
  10. National League of Cities and NBC-LEO Honor Eight City Programs That Promote Cultural Diversity – Including the Town of Carrboro's Community Dinner
  11. 300 East Main Parking Garage Open
  12. Carrboro Public Parking Ordinance
  13. Free "Watch For Me NC" Campaign Bumper Stickers Available at Town Hall
  14. Social Media Community Guidelines
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  16. Help A Family In Need - Taste of Hope Customer Assistance Program for OWASA customers
  17. OWASA Water Watch
  18. Water Conservation Information
    1. OWASA water conservation information
    2. NC Drought Management Council website
  19. Click here for the Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department’s free smoke alarm and child car seat installation programs
  20. List of Official Town Holidays
Taste of Hope Customer Assistance Program for OWASA customers

The Town of Carrboro encourages you to sign up as a donor in the Taste of Hope Program for Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) customers.

When you become a Taste of Hope donor, your monthly OWASA bill will be rounded up to the nearest dollar, and the added amount will go to the Inter-Faith Council to help low and moderate income families who are unable to pay their OWASA bills.

You may also contribute directly to the IFC if you do not receive OWASA bills or want to give a larger amount.

Donate to Needy Families

For more information, please click the graphic to the above right or follow the link below:
http://www.owasa.org/customerService/taste-of-hope.aspx

Affordable Housing Dialogues
This year in observance of National Community Planning Month, the Town of Carrboro's Planning Board hosted a series of three Affordable Housing Dialogues during October. The kick-off event was held on Monday, October 15th at Town Hall focusing on the topic of "Housing Diversity and Affordability in Carrboro." The second event was held on Wednesday, October 24th at the OWASA headquarters, the meeting topic was "Financial and Systemic Issues Affecting Housing Affordability and Access in Carrboro." A third event was held on Tuesday, October 30th where discussion was targeted toward Creative and Collaborative Solutions: Case Studies and Community Visioning. This last session was held at the Century Center. Information from the three sessions: presentation materials and notes may be found at the Town web page for Affordable Housing Dialogues .
List of Official Town Holidays
In observance of these occasions the town hall, century center, and public works offices will be closed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Holiday (for 7/1/2014-6/30/2015) Date Observed
Independence Day July 4 (Friday)
Labor Day September 1 (Monday)
Thanksgiving November 27, 28 (Thursday, Friday)
Christmas December 24, 25, 26 (Wednesday, Thursday & Friday)
New Year's Day January 1 (Thursday)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Day January 19 (Monday)
Easter April 3 (Friday)
Memorial Day May 25 (Monday)
 
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