Chapel Hill
Friends of the Downtown Meeting


Thursday, January 31, 2019
Coffee at 9:30 | Program at 10:00


Matt Gladdek
Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership

We welcome Matt Gladdek, the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership’s new Executive Director. Returning to Chapel Hill to start his new position on January 17th, Matt most recently directed policy and planning for Downtown Durham, Inc. where he led the Downtown Durham Master Plan. Raised in Buffalo, NY, Matt earned his Master’s in City & Regional Planning and Master’s in Public Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill. A Question & Answer session will follow the conclusion of Matt’s remarks. You will not want to miss welcoming Matt to his new role in Downtown Chapel Hill.

Blair Pollock
Orange County Solid Waste Dept

Second speaker added! We welcome Blair Pollock, Solid Waste Planner from the Orange County Solid Waste Department. He will share some news from the county and the Town of Chapel Hill about the innovative programs being launched this year for Orange County.

This month’s gathering of the Friends will take place at The Franklin Hotel. Coffee and conversation begin at 9:30, with downtown news and our presenter beginning promptly at 10 a.m. Meetings are free and open to the public.

The Franklin Hotel
The Gallery on the second floor
311 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill
(919) 442-9000

Nearby parking in the Town Lot behind the hotel (ParkMobile zone 3622). For other Town Parking see