September 2011

League of Women Voters and NC Center for Voter Education Chapel Hill Town Council and Mayor Forum

The League of Women Voters and the NC Center for Voter Education inviteyou to participate in a Meet the Candidates Forum at 7:30 on Monday,October 3, in the Council Chambers of the Chapel Hill Town Hall.The Forum will follow the traditional League format of allowing eachcandidate to make an opening and closing statement with questions from amoderator in between.  The forum will cover the Chapel Hill  mayor andtown council races.The forum will be broadcast live over Channel 18 and will bere-broadcast in the following weeks as time allows.  The forum will alsobe videotaped and placed on the web site of NC Voters for CleanElections and the League of Women Voters.


Monday, October 3, 2011 - 7:30pm


Chapel Hill Town Hall Council Chambers

Sierra Club/Chamber of Commerce Carrboro Candidate Forum


Friday, September 23, 2011 - 7:00pm


Carrboro Town Hall Boardroom

WCHL's 2011 Carrboro Election Forum


Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 7:00pm


McDougle Middle School – Café Area

Sierra Club/Chamber of Commerce Chapel Hill Candidate Forum


Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 7:00pm


Hargraves Community Center

Public Information Meeting on 123 W. Franklin (University Square) Mixed Use Development

From the Town of Chapel Hill's press release:

The Town of Chapel Hill has received an application from Cousins Properties Inc.for a Zoning Atlas Amendment and Special Use Permit for the 123 West Franklin Mixed Use Development (File No. 9788-26-8572).

A public information meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Council Chamber of Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The applications propose the following:

  • Rezone University Square, a 6.15-acre part of an 11.9-acre parcel, from Town Center-2 to Town Center-3; 
  • Construction in 2 phases to include: 275,000 s.f. of office space, 90,000 s.f. of flexible use space, 40,000 s.f. of retail and restaurant space, 150 apartments, and 38,000 s.f. of green space; and 
  • Parking for 1,000 vehicles above and below grade.

For more information call the Planning Department at 919-968-2728 or visit



Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 5:15pm to 7:00pm

OP 'Early-and-Often' Happy Hour

Meet the candidates and get your early vote on at the next OP Happy Hour. We'll be at the West End Wine Bar on Franklin Street.


Friday, October 21, 2011 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm


West End Wine Bar (450 W. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill)

Carolina North Public Information Meeting


Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 5:15pm


Chapel Hill Town Hall

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