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File #: 19-248    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/19/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/25/2019 Final action:
Title: Developing a Scope of Work for a Comprehensive Plan for Carrboro PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board of Aldermen with an opportunity to specify use of the scope of work in seeking professional services to assist with the comprehensive planning process.
Attachments: 1. Atachment A- Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Comprehensive Plan Scope - version 3
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Developing a Scope of Work for a Comprehensive Plan for Carrboro
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Board of Aldermen with an opportunity to specify use of the scope of work in seeking professional services to assist with the comprehensive planning process.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

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

INFORMATION: The Board of Aldermen reviewed drafts of a scope of work for the development of a comprehensive plan on March 26th and May 28th. An updated draft incorporates a number of comments and additional information in underlined text, as applicable.

1.Task Force Structure. The scope has been edited to provide some flexibility in the structure at the time the Board of Aldermen is making appointments.
2.Edits to descriptions and placement of topics related to income inequality/erosion of the middle class and declines in affordability. Changes have been made as described.
3.Dots are not to be used as part of community input sessions.
4.Request for worksessions on economic development and the local economy and affordability issues and on the climate crisis and how the Board can engage the community and get their input on the Town's plan. Worksessions will be part of project schedule.
5.Changes to climate action references, additions to recent questions and key trends related to climate and reduction of vehicle miles travelled. Edits to major theme and recent questions/key trends. Reference to "climate emergency" has been added to the previous reference, which matches that used by the state.
6.Implementation of local living economy and combining work with climate task force. No changes to scope as comments appear to relate to existing structures and practices.
7.Community engagement and coordination with other communities; maximizing support and participation by the Board of Aldermen. Staff are communicating with other GARE member communities and considering th...

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