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File #: [21-0593]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2021 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 6/23/2021 Final action: 6/23/2021
Title: Receive Recommendations of the Re-Imagining Community Safety Task Force.
Attachments: 1. Community Engagement Summary Report, 2. Task Force Final Report, 3. Task Force Presentation, 4. Council Questions with Staff Response, 5. A RESOLUTION TO RECEIVE THE FINDINGS OF THE RE-IMAGINING COMMUNITY SAFETY TASK FORCE, AUTHORIZE THE TOWN MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT NEXT STEPS, AND DISSOLVE THE TASK FORCE (2021-06-23/R-12)
Related files: [21-0338], [20-0456], [20-0583], [20-0685], [20-0732], [21-0224], [21-0060]


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Receive Recommendations of the Re-Imagining Community Safety Task Force.
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Staff:
Department:
Loryn Clark, Deputy Town Manager
Manager's Office
Chris Blue, Police Chief/Executive Director of Community Safety
Police Department
Sarah Vinas, Interim Director
Housing and Community

Overview: This item presents the Re-Imagining Community Safety Task Force's recommendations for improving racial equity and community safety in Chapel Hill.


Recommendation(s):
That the Council receive this report from the Re-Imagining Community Safety Task Force and refer to the Manager.

Fiscal Impact/Resources: The Council approved $100,000 in the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget for implementation of the Task Force's recommendations. Additional resource needs will be determined as the Town moves into the implementation phase.

Where is this item in its process?

Proposed Next Steps
* Based on direction from the Council and Manager, staff will develop an Action Plan for Implementation, including specific timeframes, performance measures, resource needs, implementation partners for the Task Force recommendations.
* Establish a framework for regular reporting to the Council and community to show our progress in implementing the Task Force recommendations.


Attachments:

* Resolution

* Community Engagement Summary Report

* Task Force Final Report








A RESOLUTION TO RECEIVE THE FINDINGS OF THE RE-IMAGINING COMMUNITY SAFETY TASK FORCE, AUTHORIZE THE TOWN MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT NEXT STEPS, AND DISSOLVE THE TASK FORCE (2021-06-23/R-12)

WHEREAS, on June 24, 2020, the Town Council adopted a resolution on developing new approaches to improve racial equity and public safety in Chapel Hill; and

WHEREAS, the Town Council established a Task Force in September of 2020 to Re-Imagine Community Safety in Chapel Hill; and

WHEREAS, the mission of the Task Force is to bring forth concrete, actionable recommendations to the Town Council that will achieve the following:
1) Increase pu...

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