Chapel Hill Chops Food Truck FeesMay 13, 2013 at 11:52 pm
CHAPEL HILL- The town council on Monday speedily approved a measure to reduce food truck regulatory fees from $600 down to $200. In the year since the council voted to allow more food trucks in town, only one vendor has signed up for the privilege. Many food truck operators complained that the regulatory and permitting […]
CH Manager: Two-Cent Property Tax Rate IncreaseMay 13, 2013 at 10:52 pm
The Council got its first look at next year’s budget proposal, which includes a tax increase to help fund the library and transit system.
Plans Stall for a Cultural Center at Hillsborough’s Whitted BuildingMay 12, 2013 at 11:20 pm
HILLSBOROUGH- Supporters of the Orange County Cultural Center say Hillsborough’s historic Whitted Building is the perfect place to host art events and performances, but neighbors say they’re not so sure. Andrea Riley is chair of the OCCC’s Board of Directors. She says her group has been looking for a location for nearly 10 years. “For […]
Parking Rates Could Rise in Downtown Chapel HillMay 10, 2013 at 4:40 pm
CHAPEL HILL-The Chapel Hill Town Council is poised to increase some parking fees to make sure the town’s parking fund stays solvent. According to the town’s business management director, the parking fund assets have declined since the closure of Lot 5, which has been subsequently redeveloped into 140 West. The town borrowed $7.2 million dollars […]
OC Commissioners Commit to Culbreth Labs, But Other Projects Face DelaysMay 10, 2013 at 1:43 am
CHAPEL HILL- Orange County Commissioners on Thursday re-prioritized the five-year capital spending plan in order to kick-start construction on a nearly $5 million dollar science wing for Culbreth Middle School. “In terms of it being the right thing to do, these labs have been needed for a long, long time,” said Commissioner Alice Gordon, who […]
OC Commissioners To Discuss Budget PrioritiesMay 9, 2013 at 7:00 am
County commissioners invite the public to a budget-priorities work session Thursday.
Town Council Calls for Revamp of Advisory Boards and CommitteesMay 8, 2013 at 11:31 pm
CHAPEL HILL- The Chapel Hill Town Council got its first look on Wednesday at plan to revamp the town’s advisory boards. When it comes to gathering resident input, the Town of Chapel Hill relies on nineteen standing boards and committees, as well as a variety of task forces and work groups. But some on the […]
CHTC To Discuss Land Use Ordinances, CH2020May 8, 2013 at 7:00 am
Land use ordinances and Chapel Hill 2020′s implementation phase top Wednesday’s agenda at the Chapel Hill Town Council.
OC Commissioners Delay Property Tax RevaluationMay 8, 2013 at 12:45 am
Orange County Commissioners voted on Tuesday to delay the next property revaluation, despite evidence that the housing market is on the rebound.
OC Commissioners To Discuss Tax RevaluationMay 7, 2013 at 7:10 am
The next tax revaluation in Orange County is scheduled for 2015, but Commissioners could decided to push it back further due to lack of data.