Orange County Board of Commissioners

This Week in Orange Politics: May 19-25

Budgets will be the primary topic covered this week by Orange County’s public bodies with the Carrboro Alderfolks, the Chapel Hill Town Council, Hillsborough Town Board and county commissioners all working on spending plans for the next fiscal years. Both school boards will take a break from meeting this week.

Here’s the full summary:


Regular Meeting: Tuesday, May 20th, 7:30pm, Carrboro Town Hall Board Room

  • See the full agenda here.

  • Agenda Items of Note:

This Week in Orange Politics: May 12-18

This week will be a busy one, with each of Orange County’s public bodies holding at least one meeting. The budget will be on tap for both the Carrboro Alderfolks and the County Commissioners. The Commissioners will also consider recycling (again) and work on issues related to childhood poverty. Chapel Hill will resume deliberations on Ephesus-Fordham and potentially vote on the proposal. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board will get an update on it’s long range plan, while its Orange County counterpart will hear about a STEM initiative in the district. Hillsborough's Town Board will talk Summerfest.

Here’s the full summary:


Regular Meeting: Tuesday, May 13th at 7:30 pm at Carrboro Town Hall Board Room

2014 Primary Election Results Thread

Welcome to our 2014 Election Night Results Thread!

We're tracking the results as they come in. You can view Orange County results on the State Board of Elections website, or check out our charts below, which we will be updating as results come in.

This Week in Orange Politics: May 5-11

While most of the county’s public bodies are taking a break for the primary elections this week, the Chapel Hill Town Council will take on Glen Lennox and meet with the county’s state legislative delegation, while the county commissioners will discuss curbside recycling and different options for expanded bus service.

Be sure and tune into our Twitter feed and homepage on election night for coverage of the results as they come in.

Here’s the full summary:


There is no meeting scheduled this week. The next scheduled meeting is Tuesday, May 13th.


Work Session: Monday, May 5th, 6pm, Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room A

Primary Campaign Finance Reports Are In

The first quarter finance reports for the May primary election are in at the Board of Elections, and there are quite a few interesting things to take note of in these finance reports.

Here's the breakdown by each office:



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