Town of Chapel Hill North Carolina Executive Summary
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Meeting Date: 2/20/2012

Title of Agenda Item: Public Hearing: Proposed Ordinance to Prohibit Use of Cell Phones by Motor Vehicles Operators.  

Background: On November 28, 2011, the Town Council called this hearing to receive public input on a proposed ordinance to regulate use of cell phones by persons over the age of 18 operating motor vehicles.

Recommendations: That the Council receive public comment tonight and refer this to Town Staff, to come back for possible action at the Council's March 12th Business Meeting.

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Staff Memorandum
Draft Cell Phone Ordinance
Police Response to Council Questions in November
Police Report on Cell Phones in November
Opinion on Town's Legal Authority to Enact Cell Phone Ordinance
Opinion Letter from Attorney General's Office