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File #: [21-0595]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/15/2021 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 6/23/2021 Final action:
Title: Consider Funding the ReVive Recovery Plan with Dollars from the American Rescue Plan.
Attachments: 1. Draft Staff Presentation, 2. American Rescue Plan, 3. Council Questions with Staff Response
Related files: [21-0500], [21-0620]
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Consider Funding the ReVive Recovery Plan with Dollars from the American Rescue Plan.
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Staff:
Department:
Dwight Bassett, Director
Economic Development and Parking Services

Overview: The community advisory committee spent six months meeting and studying the future needs of our community post-pandemic. We created the ReVive recovery plan and this begins a path toward funding goals in the plan. The full plan and research can be found at Open2.biz/ReVive.


Recommendation(s):
That the Council adopt the recommended funding for the ReVive plan to be implemented by June 2022.

Key Issues:
* Support for continued recovery of our businesses.
* Providing research and funding to support workforce development.
* Placemaking concepts to help support women and minority businesses.
* Digital ads to support businesses in Chapel Hill, downtown and for business opportunities.
* Downtown Together planning and downtown beautification.
* Support Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership recovery initiatives.

Fiscal Impact/Resources: American Rescue Plan funding of $650,000

Where is this item in its process?



Attachments:

* Resolution

* Draft Staff Presentation

* Funding request for ReVive recovery plan









A RESOLUTION APPROVING FUNDING FOR THE REVIVE RECOVERY PLAN FOR CHAPEL HILL (2021-06-23/R-15)

WHEREAS, Council desires for our community to recover from the pandemic; and

WHEREAS, Council desires to see local businesses grow through support of customers; and

WHEREAS, there are needs in our community to help us return to the thriving place we have been in the past; and

WHEREAS, there are employment opportunities to fill and residents in need of training to access new jobs and opportunities; and

WHEREAS, there is opportunity to embrace women and minority owned businesses in our community; and

WHEREAS, we can use these resources to also help enhance placemaking throughout our community.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Town of Chapel Hil...

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