Published: Jan 22, 2013 07:00 PM
Modified: Jan 22, 2013 01:14 PM
CHAPEL HILL - Residents will spend Saturday, Jan. 26, talking about the future of two 2020 Plan focus areas and how they relate to community and university issues.
Six smaller focus areas were designated for additional study and planning as part of Chapel Hills 2020 Comprehensive Plan process. The 2020 Plan will guide the towns growth and development over the next 10 years. The six smaller areas will be central to the the towns potential for development, transportation and other key projects.
Residents in two focus areas Central West (formerly Estes Drive-MLK Boulevard) and Ephesus-Fordham are working with town staff now to create a vision for their neighborhoods.
Sketching Chapel Hill, a series of informational sessions, will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Chapel Hills Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The event will give residents a chance to talk with town, gown and business leaders about the communitys economic future and entrepreneurship, planning for land use through zoning and local transportation decisions. Participants also will get an update on Carolina North.
Session leaders will include Roger Waldon, of Clarion Associates; Judith Cone, special assistant to the chancellor for innovation and entrepreneurship; Bobby Funk, assistant director of the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership; Len Wohadlo, founder of 3 Birds Marketing; George Alexiou, of Martin/Alexiou/Bryson; and Bruce Runberg, associate vice chancellor of UNC facilities, operations, planning and design.
Additional information about the sessions, including a schedule and suggested reading material and videos, can be found online at http://bit.ly/10Cfw8j.
If you have additional questions, contact Megan Wooley, Chapel Hills housing and neighborhood services planner, at email@example.com or 919-969-5059.
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