Comprehensive Plan Task Force

About the Task Force

A 28-member task force made up of at-large community members and advisory board representatives has been formed to aid in the outreach, visioning, and development of Carrboro's first Comprehensive Plan in over three decades.

Task Force Meetings

  • Task Force Meeting #1 – September 17 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Task Force Meeting #2 – October 22 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Task Force Meeting #3 – November 12 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (tentative)

Carrboro Connects Task Force Meeting 1

Wednesday, September 17

6:00 – 8:30 PM

Meeting Packet


  1. Meeting Opening, Welcome, and Introductions - All
  2. Charge for the Task Force – Catherine Adamson, Chair, Quinton Harper and David Jessee, Co-chairs
  3. Why do a comprehensive plan now? Patricia McGuire, Planning Director
  4. What is a comprehensive plan and what can it achieve? Scott Goldstein, Teska Associates
  5. Visioning exercise, Teresa Lockamy, Lockamy Consulting
  6. Race and Equity Principles, Anita Jones-McNair, Recreation, Parks & Cultural Resources Director
  7. Community Engagement and Web Site, Erin Cigliano, Teska Associates and Teresa Lockamy, Lockamy Consulting
  8. Topic Areas of Plan and Interview Feedback, Scott Goldstein, Teska Associates
  9. Break-Out Discussions – Facilitated Discussions by Topic Area Led by Consultant Team (Two 30-minute sessions)
    1. 5 Break-Out Groups (Each one is held twice) 
      1. Environmental Systems 
      2. Transportation and Infrastructure 
      3. Economic Sustainability 
      4. Affordable Housing 
      5. Recreation, Parks and Culture 
    2. In Each Break-out Session:
      1. Consultant defines what is meant by the topic area and briefly summarizes past plans
      2. Three questions regarding each topic area:
        1. How would you characterize Carrboro now (regarding this topic area)?
        2. Where would you like Carrboro to be in 20 years?
        3. What are the biggest challenges to getting to this vision?
  10. Debrief Meeting and Next Steps, Scott Goldstein and Patricia McGuire