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File #: 17-577    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/6/2018 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/12/2018 Final action:
Title: Discussion of Future Considerations for the Greene Tract PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to support a Board discussion of the Greene Tract and possible reconfiguration of the Headwaters Preserve in follow-up to the January 30th Assembly of Governments meeting.
Attachments: 1. Attachment 5a - Greene Tract Materials, 1-30-18
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Discussion of Future Considerations for the Greene Tract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to support a Board discussion of the Greene Tract and possible reconfiguration of the Headwaters Preserve in follow-up to the January 30th Assembly of Governments meeting.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org; Martin Roupe - 919-918-7333; mroupe@townofcarrboro.org


INFORMATION: Following the January 30th Assembly of Governments meeting, the Board of County Commissioners requested input from the Board of Aldermen and the Chapel Hill Town Council on uses of the Greene Tract and possible reconfiguration of the Headwaters Preserve established in October 2016.
Last year, the Towns and County agreed to have the Mayors and Chair consider different preservation and development options for the property. The exploration of these options resulted in three concepts for possible development of the Greene Tract, ranging from high-, medium-, to low-intensity. Each option included the following features: elementary school site, future park site, preservation of significant environmental and cultural features, preliminary road network, and preliminary infrastructure. The concepts took into account the 2002 resolution, the Rogers Road Task Force report, the Mapping our Community's Future report and previous land use discussions of the Aldermen, the Council, and the Commissioners. The Mayors and Chair also requested an examination of the whole 164 acres so as to consider the preservation of the most environmentally sensitive areas and possible development of the most appropriate areas. Staff provided an amended conceptual plan that reconfigured the Headwaters Preserve and the jointly owned portions of the property. The reconfiguration maintains the same acreage in the preserve and jointly owned area. A copy of the agenda materials from Jan...

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