Town of Carrboro
October 2018 Community Planning Month

Community Planning Month

Mayor Lavelle proclaimed October as 2018 Community Planning Month in Carrboro. Read the proclamation below:




Community Planning Month

WHEREAS
, change is constant and affects all cities, towns, suburbs, counties, boroughs, townships, rural areas, and other communities; and 
 
WHEREAS, community planning and plans can help manage this change in a way that provides better choices for how people work, live, and play, and provides an opportunity for all residents to be meaningfully involved in making choices that determine the future of their community; and
 
WHEREAS, the month of October is designated as National Community Planning Month throughout the United States of America and its territories, and 
 
WHEREAS, The American Planning Association and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, endorse National Community Planning Month as an opportunity to highlight the contributions sound planning and plan implementation make to the quality of our settlements and environment; and
 
WHEREAS, the theme for 2018, Housing as Community Infrastructure, highlights the importance of housing as part of our community fabric, and underscores the critical role planning plays in delivering housing in communities throughout the nation, and is a topic that aligns with the Town’s long-term commitment for a diverse housing stock; and 
 
WHEREAS, the celebration of National Community Planning Month gives us the opportunity to publicly recognize the participation and dedication of the members of planning commissions and other citizen planners who have contributed their time and expertise to the improvement of the Town of Carrboro, North Carolina; 
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that, I, Lydia Lavelle, Mayor of the Town of Carrboro, North Carolina, do hereby proclaim the month of October 2018 as “Community Planning Month” in the Town of Carrboro, in conjunction with the celebration of National Community Planning Month.
 
 
This the 9th day of October 2018
 

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