CHAPEL HILL, NC TOWN COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING
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TOWN OF CHAPEL HILL
Town Council Business Meeting
Town Hall Council Chamber
7:00 P.M., FEBRUARY 13, 2012
 
   

 
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Opening
 
1.  State of the Town Address.  

PRESENTER: Mark Kleinschmidt, Mayor

 
2.  Presentation of Checks from the Library Foundation.  

 
Public Forums and Hearings
 
3.  Public Forum: 2012-2013 Community Development Block Grant and HOME Programs.  

PRESENTER: Loryn Clark, Housing and Neighborhood Services Manager

 
4.  Public Forum:  NC54/I40 Corridor Study Transportation-Land Use Master Plan.  

PRESENTER: David Bonk, Long Range and Transportation Planning Manager

 
Petitions from the Public
Petitions will not be acted upon at the time they are presented. It shall take a unanimous vote of the Council members present for a petition to be acted upon immediately upon its presentation. After receiving a petition, the Council shall, by simple motion, dispose of it as follows: consideration at a future regular meeting of the Council; or referral to another board or committee for study and report; or referral to the Town Manager for investigation and report; or receive for information. (Receiving does not imply approval, agreement, or consent.)
 
5.  Petitions from the Public.
  1. Country Club Road Residents Regarding Proposed Sidewalk on Country Club Road.
  2. Arc of Orange Apts. in Meadowmont Request for Expedited Review.
  3. Trent Ball Regarding the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. (No Attachment)
 


 
Announcements by Council members
 
Consent
Items of a routine nature will be placed on the Consent Agenda to be voted on in a block. Any item may be removed from the Consent Agenda by request of the Mayor or any Council Member.
 
6.  Approve all Consent Agenda Items.  (R-1)

 
7.  Amend the Transit Fund, Transit Grant Fund and Transit Capital Reserve Fund.  (O-1, O-2, O-3, O-4, O-5)

 
8.  Amend the 2011-2012 Police Department User Fee Schedule to Add Fees to Recover Cost of Vehicle Use for Off Duty Work.  (R-2)

 
9.  Approve Parking Restrictions on Granville Road in Response to Petition.  (O-6)

 
10.  Modify the Town’s Affordable Housing Policy.  (R-3) (R-4)

 
11.  Nominate Applicants to Various Boards and Commissions.  (R-5)

 
Discussion
 
12.  Consider Proposed Interim Ordinance on Use of Peace and Justice Plaza.  (O-7)

PRESENTER: Ralph Karpinos, Town Attorney
Matt Sullivan, Police Legal Advisor

RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council make such adjustments as it deems reasonable to this draft ordinance and enact it as an interim measure to supersede the current administrative regulations and other ordinances  applicable to Peace and Justice Plaza and the area near the entrance to the Bank of America building.

Once a plan has been developed for the broader discussion of these issues, this ordinance and related matters can be revisited and a more permanent set of regulations, for these locations and other public property, reflecting the community's interests, can be considered for enactment and codification in the Town Code.


 
13.  Consider Proposed Modifications to the Towing Ordinance.  (R-6) (O-8)

PRESENTER: Chris Blue, Chief of Police

a. Comments from the public.
b. Comments and questions from the Mayor and Council.
c. Motion to enact the ordinance and adopt the resolution.

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.

 
Appointments
 
14.  Appointment to the Greenways Commission.  

 
Petitions by the Mayor and Council Members
 
15.  Proposed Participation in Amicus Brief Opposing Arizona Immigration Law in Arizona v. United States.  

 
Reserved for Discussion of Consent Agenda Items if Necessary
 
REQUEST FOR CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS PROPERTY ACQUISITION, PERSONNEL, AND LITIGATION MATTERS
 
Minutes have not been generated.