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File #: 19-65    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/7/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 2/12/2019 Final action:
Title: Staff Preparation for Resident Outreach During Potential Federal Government Shutdown PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to inform the Board about staff's citizen outreach preparations for the possible federal government shutdown.
Attachments: 1. Resources for Those Impacted by Federal Government Shutdown
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Staff Preparation for Resident Outreach During Potential Federal Government Shutdown

PURPOSE:  The purpose of this item is to inform the Board about staff’s citizen outreach preparations for the possible federal government shutdown. 

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DEPARTMENT: Town Clerk

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Chris Milner, Deputy Town Clerk 

 

INFORMATION: During the recent federal government shutdown the Board asked staff to provide the citizens of Carrboro with information about the range of assistance that is available to them and to coordinate with non-profits and other governmental organizations to ensure the maximum amount of support was available to the citizens who were impacted.

 

There is a possibility of another shutdown starting on or about the 15th of February. In anticipation of that, staff has reviewed the efforts made during the previous shutdown and worked to enhance the Town’s ability to respond in a future shutdown. 

 

Town staff will continue to work with available partners to provide outreach and information to those affected by the potential shutdown.  

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: There is no fiscal or staff impact associated with the Board receiving this informational item.    

 

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