Chapel Hill Town Council

This Week in Orange Politics: April 13-19

Three of Orange County’s elected bodies will be meeting tonight alone. The Chapel Hill Town Council will discuss a zoning atlas amendment and special use permit and receive reporters, while its Hillsborough counterpart will interview candidates for appointments and discuss the town’s noise ordinance. The county school board will consider its budget for the upcoming year.

Later in the week, the county commissioners will hold a joint meeting with the board of health and talk transit and septic systems at a work session.The Hillsborough Town Board will hold hearings on several special use permits.

Don’t forget to join us for our monthly editors meeting at Breadman’s on Saturday afternoon.


  • There is no meeting this week. The next meeting is a work session on April 21.


CHTC accepting applications for vacated seat until April 22

The Chapel Hill Town Council decided last night to open the application process to fill the seat recently vacated. Applications are due April 22nd. 

The following information was sent out by the Town:

Applications Accepted for Vacant Council Seat


The Chapel Hill Town Council has established the process for filling the vacancy on the Council resulting from the resignation of former Council Member Matt Czajkowski. The Town Charter provides that this vacancy shall be filled by appointment for the remainder of Council Member Czajkowski’s term of office, until December 2015. Residents of Chapel Hill who are registered voters and otherwise qualified to hold office are invited to apply to fill this vacant seat on the Town Council.

This Week in Orange Politics: April 6-12

While the Hillsborough Town Board takes a break this week, its Carrboro counterpart will consider a request for a minor modification to a conditional use permit. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board will consider approving a budget request for the county commissioners, while the commissioners will talk agricultural support enterprises at one meeting and capital projects at another.

Both the Chapel Hill Town Council and county school board have meetings scheduled for this week, but no agendas have been released.

The county and town of Chapel Hill are also offering opportunities for discussion on affordable housing.



This Week in Orange Politics: March 23-30

Solid waste financing will be the topic this Thursday when all of Orange County’s governing boards meet in Chapel Hill. That meeting will be immediately followed by a joint meeting of the county commissioners and Chapel Hill Town Council, where Rogers Road and a potential bond referendum will be among the topics up for discussion.

The Carrboro Alderfolks will be discussion the use of body cameras by police officers, while the Chapel Hill Town Council takes on community development block grants and Obey Creek. The county commissioners will meet with our state legislative delegation, while the Hillsborough Town Board will hear Mayor Tom Stevens’s state of the town address.

The county school board will discuss filling its current vacancy, while its Chapel Hill-Carrboro counterpart is own break.


This Week in Orange Politics: March 16-22

It’s another busy week for Orange County’s elected bodies. The Carrboro Alderfolks will consider Shelton Station after a celebratory bike ride, while the Chapel Hill Town Council will take public comment on Obey Creek. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro school board will review the district budget for the upcoming year, while its county counterpart will receive that district’s accreditation exit report.

The county commissioners will get an update on the transit plan and talk employee benefits for the upcoming fiscal year. The Hillsborough Town Board is on break this week

Don’t forget to join us Friday at Hot Tin Roof in Hillsborough for our quarterly happy hour.




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