Calendar of local government meetings: August 29 to September 2

This series of posts will be posted weekly on Chapelboro to help inform our community of local government meetings. Meeting days, locations and times may be subject to change. Check city, county, and school district websites for more information.

As fall approaches, local government councils end their summer recess and resume their meeting schedules. Agendas are still light this week, but the Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange County school boards are both meeting as both school districts return to school for the 2022-23 school year.

Here’s a look at local government meetings this week in counties Durham, Orange and Chatham.

Orange County

Hillsborough’s Council of Commissioners is the only meeting of City Council this week: Commissioners are holding a special meeting on Monday, August 29 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall Annex to discuss a recommendation from the mayor on reinventing public safety to establish a permanent advisory council. Click here for more information.

The Orange County School Board is meeting Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the E. King Street Council Chambers, beginning in camera at 6 p.m. and moving into open session at 7 p.m. Their agenda includes a working session on the final budget requests for the next year, as well as a proposal to increase salaries for school bus drivers. Click here for the full agenda.

And the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School Board is meeting Thursday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m. at the Southern Human Services Center, with a succinct agenda that includes an as-yet-unspecified business session. Find the full agenda on this link.

Chatham and Durham counties

No meeting in Durham this week, but Chatham County Commissioners are holding a special meeting Monday, August 29 at 1:30 p.m. in the historic Pittsboro Courthouse. Among their items on the agenda, the commissioners will examine the latest development and infrastructure projects in Moncure around the future site of the VinFast vehicle factory. Click here for a link to the full agenda.

And the Pittsboro City Council is holding a special meeting Wednesday, August 31 at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall to consider hiring an interim city manager. does not charge subscription fees, and you can directly support our local journalism efforts here. Want more of what you see on Chapelboro? Let us bring you free local news and community information by signing up to our bi-weekly newsletter.