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The Carrboro Town Council met virtually Tuesday, Jan. 18, and took the following actions on the agenda posted at https://bit.ly/32EOOmL
- Received an update on the Town’s affordable housing activities.
- Received monthly reports from Police, Stormwater, and Economic Development.
- Received a Second Quarter Budget Status Report.
- Received the fourth quarter report, and an annual report for calendar year 2021, for the Town of Carrboro’s Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) from the NC Department of Commerce.
- Supported an application for Triangle J Council of Government’s FY23 Transportation Demand Management Grant Program, Triangle Transportation Choices, in partnership with Chapel Hill
- Authorized the Town Manager to approve a contract amendment related to professional planning services for the Town-wide comprehensive planning process.
- Approved a market salary adjustment for sworn police officers to address turnover and recruitment issues. In this action, Carrboro joins other law enforcement agencies in the local labor market in taking steps to increase the minimum starting salary for sworn law enforcement officers to at least $46,000 annually.
- Accepted an EPA 319 grant award and adopt an ordinance in support of a collaborative effort to stabilize streams and reduce erosion in an 11-acre drainage area in the Bolin Forest neighborhood.
About the Town Council
The Town Council is the legislative and policy-making body for Carrboro, consisting of the following: Mayor Damon Seils, Mayor Pro Tempore Susan Romaine, Council Member Barbara Foushee, Council Member Randee Haven-O’Donnell, Council Member Danny Nowell and Council Member Sammy Slade. More information is available at http://townofcarrboro.org/248/Town-Council