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Aldermen To Create Downtown Parking Plan

By Elizabeth Friend Posted November 11, 2013 at 6:15 am

CARRBORO – Carrboro Aldermen will consider creating a downtown parking plan when the board meets Tuesday.

Town staffers say it could cost approximately $100,000 to hire a consultant to help draft the plan, which would examine the availability of residential and business parking around the downtown area and outline ways to manage the town’s supply of parking.

The board will also consider whether or not to continue to partner with Orange County to provide residential recycling pick-up once funding runs out for the current curbside service in June of 2014.

In addition, the aldermen may take a stance on a plan put forward by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools board to move Spanish dual language students out of Carrboro Elementary. The plan drew fire from parents at last week’s school board meeting. Two of the seven aldermen spoke publicly against it and pledged to bring the issue before the board for a vote.

The board meets at 7:30 p.m. in Carrboro Town Hall.

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