A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING RECOMMENDATIONS PREPARED BY THE HORACE WILLIAMS CITIZENS COMMITTEE FOR A FOUNDATIONAL STUDY OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AT THE HORACE WILLIAMS PROPERTY AND TRANSMITTING THEM TO THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA (2006-05-22/R-7)
WHEREAS, the Town’s Comprehensive Plan has a goal to provide an environment where the Town of Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill can collaborate to maximize mutual benefits; and
WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan includes a strategy to continue the Town’s involvement in planning for the future development of the Horace Williams property; and
WHEREAS, the Town Council on October 7, 2002, established a Horace Williams Citizens Committee to work with the University, its consultants, and its committees to review information about potential development of the property and identify key issues for Council consideration; and
WHEREAS, the Horace Williams Citizens Committee has developed a scope of work for a baseline study of environmental resources to guide the Council’s deliberations with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill regarding the development of the Horace Williams property (Carolina North);
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Town of Chapel Hill that the Council accepts the recommendations submitted by the Horace Williams Citizens Committee for a baseline study of environmental resources at the Horace Williams property (Carolina North).
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council transmits these recommendations to the University of North Carolina.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council expresses its appreciation to the Horace Williams Citizens Committee members for their dedication and effort put into the work of this report.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council expresses its appreciation to former Committee members, for their service to the Town Council on the Committee between March 2003 and June 2006.
This the 22nd day of May, 2006.