A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE USE OF $100,000 - $125,000 IN AVAILABLE STREETSCAPE BOND FUNDS TO HIRE AN URBAN LIGHTING SPECIALIST AND AN URBAN DESIGNER/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT TO review and revise the Streetscape LIGHTING PLAN FOR all areas of the central business district and REVISE THE STREETSCAPE MASTER PLAN AND DEVELOP DETAILED PLANS FOR FUTURE STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS IN AREAS OF DOWNTOWN WHERE IMPROVEMENTS HAVE NOT YET BEEN UNDERTAKEN (2006-05-22/R-9a)
WHEREAS, the Council adopted the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan as part of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan; and
WHEREAS, on March 6, 2006, the Town Council received an interim report from the Streetscape Master Plan Review Committee; and
WHEREAS, on May 22, 2006, the Town Council received a report from the Town Manager in response to recommendations made by the Streetscape Master Plan Review Committee; and
WHEREAS, $125,000 is currently available in bond funding;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Town of Chapel Hill that the Council authorizes the use of $100,000 - $125,000 in available Streetscape bond funds to hire an urban lighting specialist and an urban designer/landscape architect to review and revise the Streetscape Lighting Plan for all areas of the Central Business District and revise the Streetscape Master Plan and develop detailed plans for future improvements in sections of downtown where Streetscape improvements have not yet been undertaken.
This the 22nd day of May, 2006.