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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.

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

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?


* Resolution

* Draft Staff Presentation

* Funding request for ReVive recovery plan


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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