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File #: 22-241    Version: 1 Name: 8-27-2022 Council Retreat Agenda
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/24/2022 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 8/27/2022 Final action:
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CARRBORO TOWN COUNCIL RETREAT
LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE FOR A HIGH PERFORMING ORGANIZATION:
STRENGTHENING OUR EFFECTIVENESS AS A GOVERNING TEAM
Saturday, August 27,2022 12:00 pm- 4:30 pm at the Rizzo Center
150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
PARTICIPANT AGENDA
Attendees: Carrboro Mayor, Town Council Members, Town Manager and Town Clerk
Retreat Objectives:
* Develop a set of operating principles that guide how the Council wants to work together
* Clarify roles and relationships in council-manager form of government
* Gain an understanding of the High Performing Organization framework and the Board's role in creating and supporting a culture of high performance
* Identify action steps to document the agreements made in today's session.
12:00
(45 mins.)
Welcome
Working lunch served
* Overview of retreat objectives and agenda
* Introductions:
> Name, length of residency here, tenure on the Council or with the Town
> Describe a time when you were part of a great team-one that achieved its goals and was a rewarding experience. What was that like? What made it possible?
12:45
Creating an Effective Governing Team
(1.25 hrs.)
* Review results of pre-work survey. What does our self-assessment tell us about our habits as a governing board? What are our strengths, where do we need to improve?
* If I overheard people talking positively about how the Carrboro Town Council does its work, what would you hope I hear? (Operating Principles)
2:00
BREAK
2:15
Creating an Effective Governing Team, cont.
(1 hr.)
* What might this governing board have to do differently to generate these compliments? (Handout: Getting the Work Done)
* How do we want to hold ourselves accountable for our behaviors and the agreements we are making today?
3:15
Best Practices in Council-Manager Relations
(1 hr.)
* In order to work together to effectively serve the residents of Carrboro:
> Council expects Manager to ..
> Manager expects Council to ..
* High Performing Organization (HPO) Framework....

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