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Carrboro Town News

Posted on: September 8, 2022

Stay connected with Town of Carrboro

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Whether you’re new to the area or a longtime resident, we welcome your participation in local government and the Carrboro community. 

Ways to stay connected with local happenings and get involved: 

Carrboro This Week
Our news digest about town services, meetings and events, will resume publication on Monday, Sept. 12. Be sure to sign up at www.carrboronc.gov/signup  Get weekly agendas, meeting schedules and important news releases sent to your email inbox or via text message. You can also sign up for news from our Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources Department.  

Town Council Meetings 
Watch Town Council meetings, event coverage and more on our Legislative Portal at https://carrboro.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx or Carrboro YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/carrboronc  For cable viewers, Carrboro is on government access Channel 18. The Peoples Channel is our community's public access Channel 8. 

We welcome public participation in the local decision-making process.

  • Participate with Boards and Commissions - https://townofcarrboro.org/228/Advisory-Boards-Commissions   Many recommendations and decisions that chart our future begin with Boards and Commissions. You can attend a meeting and provide comment, or you can apply to be a Board or Commission member.  Openings are now available! 
  • Participate at a Town Council Meeting - The Carrboro Town Council provides a “Public Comment” portion at each Council meeting. The meetings are held most Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
  • Community Conversations – The Town of Carrboro is taking additional steps to connect with people whose voices are often missing from decision making processes.  Throughout the year, the Town reaches out to hear from residents on various topics via drop-in sessions, surveys, public hearings, pop-up opportunities, and listening sessions. 

Social Media 
Connect with us on social media! We're on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Nextdoor, Linkedin and YouTube. View all profiles at http://www.townofcarrboro.org/2652/Social-Media 

Emergency Resources (Carrboro Ready)
Emergency information and resources are available at http://www.townofcarrboro.org/2633/Emergency-Resources-Carrboro-Ready 

Town Information Centers 
Town staff members post flyers and printed materials at outdoor kiosks around Carrboro. If you are interested in requesting a Town Information Center (TIC) for your neighborhood or community, please contact communications@carrboronc.gov for consideration. Over this past summer, we have been building more centers for convenient access from all our local parks. 

Neighborhoods and Communities 
The Town of Carrboro seeks to build a team of engagement liaisons willing to share and exchange information between the Town and residents through neighborhood liaisons and representatives from HOAs, neighborhood associations and apartment communities. 

Volunteer Programs
The Town of Carrboro welcomes the assistance of volunteers in a number of roles. Learn more and apply at https://www.carrboronc.gov/2698/Volunteer-Programs 

Questions? Reach Us!  
For more information, contact Communication and Engagement Director Catherine Lazorko at clazorko@carrboronc.gov or 919-918-7314. 

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