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File #: 21-84    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/10/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 3/16/2021 Final action:
Title: Westwood Cemetery Draft Report PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to receive the draft Westwood Cemetery Report.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Draft Westwood Cemetery Design Services
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    Westwood Cemetery Draft Report         

PURPOSE:      The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to receive the draft Westwood Cemetery Report.  

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DEPARTMENT:   Public Works   

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:   Joe Guckavan, 919-918-7427, jguckavan@townofcarrboro.org <mailto:jguckavan@townofcarrboro.org>; Ben Schmadeke, 919-918-7424, bschmadeke@townofcarrboro.org <mailto:bschmadeke@townofcarrboro.org>     

 

INFORMATION:  Town Staff procured the services of landscape architect, Carter van Dyke Associates (CVDA), to assist in planning for future development of the Westwood Cemetery.  The scope of the project did not consider a change of land use.  The undeveloped area of Westwood Cemetery is currently designated for cemetery use.      

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT:   Town Staff procured the services of landscape architect, Carter van Dyke Associates (CVDA), to assist in planning for future development of the Westwood Cemetery.  The scope of the project did not consider a change of land use.  The undeveloped area of Westwood Cemetery is currently designated for cemetery use.

 

Town Staff and CVDA presented a proposed burial arrangement for the undeveloped portion of Westwood Cemetery on November 10th 2020.    The attached draft report on Westwood Cemetery (Attachment A) includes information on current Westwood Cemetery use, expected interment demand, and proposed development including accommodations for cremains and natural burials.  The proposed development also includes walking paths, green space, seating and a reflection area.        

 

RECOMMENDATION:   It is recommended that the Council receive and review the attached draft report in order to be prepared to direct Staff at a future Town Council meeting, tentatively scheduled for March 16, 2021.