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File #: 17-171    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 5/19/2017 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/6/2017 Final action: 6/6/2017
Title: Bee City USA Update PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide an update on the Town's participation in the Bee City USA program.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Bee City USA Memo Spring 2017, 2. Attachment B - Carrboro Bee City Report 2015, 3. Attachment C - Carrboro Bee City Report 2016, 4. Attachment D - Hometown-Habitat Flyer

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Bee City USA Update  

PURPOSE:  The purpose of this item is to provide an update on the Town’s participation in the Bee City USA program. 

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DEPARTMENT:  Planning and Public Works 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Randy Dodd (919) 918-7326; Brandon Phillippie (919) 918-7331; Kelly Blair, (919) 918-7425 

 

INFORMATION:  Bee City USA is a program run by the nonprofit Center for Honeybee Research from Asheville that seeks to build a movement in support of pollinator species and habitats across America. In 2014, Carrboro became the third Bee City USA participant. The purpose of this agenda item is to provide an update on the Town’s participation and to publicize an upcoming movie “Hometown Habitat” planned for June 18th at the Century Center.  A staff memo, annual reports for 2015 and 2016, and a flyer for the movie are included as attachments.  Information relating to the Artcenter’s exhibit, Saving Our Pollinators, scheduled to run from June 5th through June 30th, and opening reception on June 9th may be found at the attached link: <http://artscenterlive.org/exhibitions/>.

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT:  There is no fiscal or staff impact associated with receiving this report.

 

RECOMMENDATION:r It is recommended that the Board receive this report.