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File #: 19-94    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/28/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 3/12/2019 Final action:
Title: Carrboro Moving Forward with GARE Initiative PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to update the Board of Aldermen on the progress and timeline of the GARE initiative
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - GARE Resolution, 2. Attachment B - GARE General Info
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Carrboro Moving Forward with GARE Initiative
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to update the Board of Aldermen on the progress and timeline of the GARE initiative
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DEPARTMENT: Town Management

CONTACT INFORMATION: Anita Jones-McNair, Recreation and Parks Director, (919)918-7381 and Rebecca Buzzard, Project Manager, (919)918-7438

INFORMATION: The Town of Carrboro is now a member of GARE (Government Alliance on Race and Equity) because of the approval given by the Board of Aldermen on October 9, 2018. During that meeting, the Board directed at least one staff member attend the January 2019 GARE North Carolina Convening Meeting. Three staff members were able to attend the convening. In February, an overview of the convening was shared with the Management Team and a CORE team developed.

The CORE team includes the following employees:
Finance - Cary McNallan, Fire - Morgan Joyce, Ray Enoch, Walter Mills, Human Resources - Julie Eckenrode, Administration - Rebecca Buzzard, Planning - Patricia McGuire, Police - Tony Frye, Public Works - Angelo Pucinischi, Recreation and Parks - Anita Jones-McNair. The initial meeting of the CORE team was held on March 5, 2019.
Also during the October meeting, staff was asked to bring back next steps during the budget process. Below is a draft time line of next steps. Attachment B provides general information about GARE.


TASK
TIMELINE
STATUS
Attend GARE Convening
1/16-18/2019
Complete
Brief Management Team on GARE Convening
2/12/2019
Complete
Develop CORE TEAM and meet
By 3/12/2019
Complete
Present timeline to Board of Aldermen
3/12/2019
In progress
Seek interest in regional vision/partnership with Orange County
3/2019
*
Evaluate Town's practices and procedures
4-8/2019
*
Attend Annual GARE Meeting and Training Conference
4/2019
*
Meet with Orange County represen...

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