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File #: 17-313    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/11/2017 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 10/17/2017 Final action:
Title: Lake Hogan Farms Road Extension - Discussion PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board of Aldermen with an opportunity to review and discuss the history and alignment of Lake Hogan Farm Road, including its planned extension and connection to Eubanks Road.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Connector Roads Policy (1991), 2. Attachment B - Connector Roads Plan Concept (1994), 3. Attachment C -LHF Overall Plan, 4. Attachment D - NSA connector roads map, 5. Attachment E -Legends at Lake Hogan Plan, 6. Attachment F - Morris Grove Elementary School plan, 7. Attachment G - Ballentine Subdivision overall plan, 8. Attachment H - Master Plan - Twin Creeks Park, 9. Attachment I - Ballentine conditional use permit
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Lake Hogan Farms Road Extension - Discussion

PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board of Aldermen with an opportunity to review and discuss the history and alignment of Lake Hogan Farm Road, including its planned extension and connection to Eubanks Road.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Trish McGuire, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org, 919-918-7327;

INFORMATION: Street and road interconnectivity has been a focus of the Town in relation to service provision, safety, and development management for decades. An extension of Lake Hogan Farms Road from Homestead Rd. to Eubanks Rd. is included in the Town's Connector Roads Policy, Facilitated Small Area Plan for Carrboro's Northern Study Area (NSA Plan), and the DCHC MPO long-range transportation plans.
An administrative plan for street interconnectivity was developed and put into use starting in 1979. In June of 1984, a formal Connector Roads Policy encompassing the Town limits and extraterritorial areas was presented to the Board of Aldermen and adopted in 1986 (see version with 1991 amendment, Attachment A). The purpose of the Connector Roads Policy is to
ensure that old and new developments and businesses in our town connect to each other, both to disperse newly generated traffic and to give a sense of connectivity and unity to the town as it grew. It indicates a commitment by the town to work toward this connectivity. The roads shown on the Connector Roads Plan are intended to provide a backbone for a more intricate grid of smaller connector roads. The Connector Roads Policy is designed to guide an ever-changing Board of Aldermen as new projects and developments come before them for approval. As Carrboro's boundaries for development expand, additional areas and "backbone" collector roads will need to be added to these maps to ensure that all of Carrboro connects in ways that are both safe and efficient.

With the addition of Transition Areas in the wake of the J...

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