Town of Chapel Hill North Carolina Executive Summary
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Meeting Date: 2/13/2012
AGENDA #13


Title of Agenda Item: Consider Proposed Modifications to the Towing Ordinance.  (R-6) (O-8)

Background: During a November 14, 2011 public hearing, the Town Council received input from a number of citizens regarding proposed changes to the Town's Towing Ordinance. The public hearing was called after Town staff received a series of citizen complaints about towing in the central business district. At the conclusion of the public hearing, Council  discussed key interests and posed additional questions. Since the public hearing, staff have conducted additional research responsive  to the questions asked by Council and have engaged stakeholders in additional discussion about the issue.

Fiscal Note: No fiscal impact identified at this time.

Recommendations: That the Council enact the ordinance to amend the regulations that govern towing from private lots, and adopt the attached resolution amending the fee schedule, effective on May 1, 2012, as noted.


ATTACHMENTS:
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Towing Response Memorandum
Towing Ordinance Proposed
Police Towing Fee Resolution
6-2 Maps
Public Hearing Towing Nov. 2011
May 2011 Towing Report
2011 Towing Memorandum