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File #: 21-142    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/28/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 5/4/2021 Final action:
Title: Orange County Recovery and Transformation Plan Update PURPOSE: To discuss and provide feedback on the Orange County Recovery and Transformation Plan.
Attachments: 1. Attachment I: Recovery and Transformation Plan Update - Presentation
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Orange County Recovery and Transformation Plan Update

PURPOSE: To discuss and provide feedback on the Orange County Recovery and Transformation Plan.
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DEPARTMENT: Town Manager's Office

CONTACT INFORMATION: David Andrews, Town Manager, dandrews@townofcarrboro.org; Rebecca Buzzard, Special Projects Manager, rbuzzard@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: The town has been participating in a countywide recovery planning effort jointly funded by Orange County, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, and Carrboro through CARES funds. In May, 2020 the Town Council received a report by Travis Myren, Orange County Deputy County Manager outlining the recovery planning process. In the November 10, 2020 agenda, a progress report was provided to the Town Council that outlined the project development, presented draft goals, and clarified the next steps in the process.

The goal of the recovery planning effort is to reduce weaknesses in the County's critical physical, social, and institutional systems - while creating a brighter future for all residents. The effort began with community input received from surveys, workshops, and focus groups that helped to describe and quantify the impacts of COVID-19. A diverse stakeholder group was formed to help design goals and initiatives addressing these impacts. As part of this effort, a training was also held for community partners on cost recovery, specifically focused on funding programs available to promote community resilience.

More information on the process and the plan itself can be found at https://www.orangencforward.org/resources/

The plan's five goals are:
? Address fundamental needs of all residents.
? Create safe, stable, and affordable housing solutions.
? Promote a dynamic, equitable, and sustainable economic recovery.
? Streamline access to community-based resources.
? Combat the negative effects of social distancing to promote community healing.

The Plan looks at these goals from the following perspect...

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