Critical time for city and county budgets: local government meeting schedule, June 6-10

This series of posts will be posted weekly on Chapelboro to help inform our community of local government meetings. Meeting days, locations and times may be subject to change. Check city, county, and school district websites for more information.

The budget season continues for city and county government, with several councils due to hold their final vote on the budget this week. In Carrboro, meanwhile, the city council is set to vote with even more lasting ramifications, potentially approving a comprehensive plan to govern the city for the next two decades.

Here’s a look at local government meetings this week in counties Durham, Orange and Chatham.

Orange County

The Carrboro Town Hall meet on Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at the town hall. Newly elected Council member Eliazar Posada will be sworn in, then Council will tackle a packed agenda – culminating in a vote to adopt the comprehensive “Carrboro Connects” plan that will guide city planning for the next 20 years. In addition, Council will also hear from the public about next year’s budget and will consider issuing a special use permit to allow the ArtsCenter to move to a new building on Roberson Street. Get a link to the full agenda here.

Orange County Commissioners will also meet on Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at the Whitted Building in Hillsborough, with an agenda that includes a discussion of the County’s Manufactured Homes Action Plan. County Commissioners will also hold a budget working session on Thursday, June 9, also in the Whitted Building at 7 p.m. Click here for links to both agendas.

The Chapel Hill City Council meets virtually on Wednesday, June 8 at 7 p.m. Board members are due to vote on chief executive Maurice Jones’ proposed budget for next year. Get the full agenda here.

And the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School Board called a special meeting for Thursday, June 9, beginning virtually at 6 p.m. The agenda for this meeting will be posted here.

Chatham and Durham counties

Monday, June 6 is local government meeting day in Chatham County: county commissioners meet at 1 p.m. at the historic Pittsboro Courthouse, then the Chatham County School Board meets at 5:30 p.m. at George Moses Horton Middle School. Both councils have light programs this week, although county commissioners will discuss their unified development ordinance and small area plan.

Click here for the Chatham County Commissioners Meeting Agenda.

Click here for the Chatham County School Board meeting agenda.

It’s a busier week for local government in Durham – starting with the Durham City Council, which has three separate meetings scheduled for this week. The first will be Monday, June 6 at 7 p.m. at City Hall, where council members will hold a public hearing on City Manager Wanda Page’s budget proposal. Afterwards, council members will hold a budget working session at City Hall at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning, June 9, before meeting again this afternoon at 1 p.m. to approve the final budget and a five-year development plan. capital improvement. Get links to all three programs here.

Monday, June 6 is also a busy day for County Durham Commissioners. Their day begins at 9 a.m. with a work session that includes a discussion on transit; then the commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. for a second working session on the departmental budget. Get links to both agendas here.

The Durham County School Board also has a meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 9. The agenda for this meeting will be posted here.

Photo via City of Chapel Hill.


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