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File #: [21-0586]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 4/15/2021 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 6/23/2021 Final action: 6/23/2021
Title: Incorporate the Climate Action and Response Plan as a Component of the Town's Comprehensive Plan.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. A RESOLUTION TO INCORPORATE THE CLIMATE ACTION AND RESPONSE PLAN AS A COMPONENT OF THE TOWN’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN (2021-06-23/R-5)
Related files: [21-0300], [21-0529]


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Incorporate the Climate Action and Response Plan as a Component of the Town's Comprehensive Plan.
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Staff:
Department:
Maurice Jones, Town Manager
Manager's Office
Mary Jane Nirdlinger, Deputy Town Manager

John Richardson, Community Resilience Officer


Overview: On April 7, 2021, the Town Council adopted the Climate Action and Response Plan and asked staff to return with the option to consider adding the plan as a component of the Town's Comprehensive Plan (Chapel Hill 2020). On June 9, 2021, the Town Council opened a legislative hearing to receive public comment. The Town must adopt the Climate Action and Response Plan as part of Chapel Hill 2020 in order to use the plan as the basis for voluntary conditions in proposed conditional zoning districts.


Recommendation(s):
That the Council adopt the attached resolution to update the Town's Comprehensive Plan by adding the Climate Action and Response Plan as a component.


Fiscal Impact/Resources: There are no fiscal impacts associated with this item.

Where is this item in its process?



Attachments:

* Resolution

* Staff Report





A RESOLUTION TO INCORPORATE THE CLIMATE ACTION AND RESPONSE PLAN AS A COMPONENT OF THE TOWN'S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN (2021-06-23/R-5)

WHEREAS, the Town adopted the Chapel Hill 2020 Comprehensive Plan in June of 2012 and a major goal of that plan is to improve community sustainability; and

WHEREAS, the Town adopted the Climate Action and Response Plan on April 7, 2021 and asked staff to return with the option of adding the plan as a component of the Town's Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS, adopting the Climate Action and Response Plan as part of the Chapel Hill 2020 Comprehensive Plan is necessary in order to use the plan as the basis for voluntary conditions in proposed conditional zoning districts; and

WHEREAS, taking this action would be consistent with previous Council decisions to incorporate other Town plans into the Comprehensive Plan, specifically those for par...

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