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Chapel Hill Town Council Agenda

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

7:00 p.m.

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Town Council Budget Public Forum

Agenda Item

  1. Public Forum on Status of 2008-2009 Budget Preparations, Preliminary Capital Improvements Program, and Other Budget Related Items. (Staff Presenter: Kenneth C. Pennoyer, Business Management Director) [Estimated Time: 60 minutes]

    All Reports Accepted

    1. Preliminary Report on Development of the 2008-2009 Proposed Budget
    2. Preliminary 2008-2009 Community Development Program.
    3. Preliminary 2008-2009 HOME Program Plan.
    4. Preliminary Proposal for the 2008-2009 Capital Fund Program for Public Housing Renovations and Resident Services.
    5. Comments by citizens.
    6. Questions and comments by the Mayor and Council Members.
    7. Referral of comments and questions to the Manager and Attorney.
  2. Report on Consideration of Potential Legislative Topics for Public Hearing. (Staff Presenter: Ralph Karpinos, Town Attorney) [Estimated Time: 20 minutes] (R-1)

    Adopted R-1 as Amended

    1. Comments by citizens.
    2. Questions and comments by the Mayor and Council Members.
    3. Referral of comments and questions to the Manager and Attorney.