The Week Ahead – Week of November 30, 2020

The Week Ahead – Week of November 30, 2020

Table of Contents

  • News you can use
  • Take Action
  • City Calendar
  • Covid-19 info
  • See Latest Blogs & Index of All Blog Topics in the Sidebar

News You Can Use

  • The City of Raleigh Community Enhancement Grant Request for Proposals (RFP) for the program year beginning July 1, 2021 is now available on the City’s website. Only applications from nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation from the federal Internal Review Service (IRS) will be reviewed.

    Applications are due Friday, January 8, 2021. Interested applicants must attend one of two mandatory virtual Pre-proposal Workshops to be held online December 2, 2020 and December 4, 2020. If you have questions, or to obtain a copy of the application form, budget form, or score card, please contact John Niffenegger in the Housing and Neighborhoods Department. He may also be reached at 919-996-6961.

  • The 2021-2022 Human Services Agency Funding Application is available! The City of Raleigh annually awards Human Services Agency Funding to local nonprofit agencies who provide direct services to the elderly, youth, differently- abled, substance users, and those who are homeless. Proposed programs and projects must benefit low- income persons and households residing in Raleigh. Agencies must be headquartered in Raleigh.  Funds are awarded through a competitive review process. View the FY22 Human Services Agency Funding Application & Instructions.Completed applications must be received by the Office Equity and Inclusion no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2020
  • City Manager’s Weekly Report

Take Action!

  • Sign up to speak during the public comment period at the December 1 City Council meeting by 5pm, Friday, 11/27
  • Sign up to speak during a public hearing at the December 1 City Council meeting by 5pm, Friday, 11/27

City Calendar

  • The meetings listed below appear on the City’s Events Calendar at raleighnc.gov
  • Virtual meetings are broadcast live on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel
  • To participate in some meetings, you must sign up in advance.
  • Check raleighnc.gov for latest calendar updates, agendas, and information on participating in virtual meetings.

Friday, November 27

  • Sign up to speak during the public comment period at the December 1 City Council meeting by 5pm, Friday, 11/27
  • Sign up to speak during a public hearing at the December 1 City Council meeting by 5pm, Friday, 11/27

Tuesday, December 1

  • 11am — Raleigh Transit Authority Route Committee, the meeting will be broadcast live on RTN 11, the city’s website and YouTube channel.
  • 1pm — City Council, Virtual meetings are broadcast live on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel, agenda includes
    • Rezoning Z-21-20: Morgan and Boylan, southeast quadrant of their intersection (District D) – Recommending 1/5 hearing
    • Rezoning Z-31-20: Woodlawn Drive, at the northwest and northeast corners of its intersection with Brookvalley Drive (District B) – Recommending 1/5 hearing
    • Rezoning Z-24-19: Raleigh Beach Rd PD, on the north side of New Bern Avenue, on the east and west sides of N. Rogers Lane (District B) – Recommending 1/5 hearing
    • Rezoning Z-42-20: Cameron Street on the north side, located approximately a quarter-mile east of the intersection of Oberlin Road and Cameron Street (District D) – Recommending 1/5 hearing
    • Text Change TC-8-20: Short Term Rental – requesting 45-day extension
    • Text Change TC-15-20: Campus District – Recommending 1/5 hearing
    • Courageous Community Conversations
    • Healing Transitions Facility Expansion – Capital Campaign and Update
    • Rezoning Z-31-19: 5228 Needham Road, near the intersection of Blue Run Lane and Pine Drive (District C)
    • COVID-19 Updates
    • 2021 Council Meeting Schedule
    • Devereux Meadow Park – Schematic Design Contract Amendment
    • FY21 Parking Operations – Budget Amendments and Transfers
    • Yard Waste Collection Update
    • Tax Credit Recommendation – Milner Commons
    • Strategic Plan Update
    • Bicycle Lane On-Street Parking Restrictions – Hardimont Drive and Milburnie Road
    • BikeRaleigh Plan Revisions – Project Priority Update
    • Petition Sidewalk Program Updates
    • Latta University Historic Park Schematic Design
    • Text Change – Outdoor Seating in NX Zoning District
    • Parking for Downtown Business Owners
  • 4pm — RHDC Community Awareness Committee
  • 7pm — City Council, Virtual meetings are broadcast live on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel, agenda includes
    • Public Comment
    • Annual Housing Action Plan – Fiscal Year 2021-22
    • Street Closing STC-13-2020: Hawkins Street (C)
    • Petition annexation- Contiguous- Outside ETJ/Durham County- 7520 Leesville Road (District E)
    • Rezoning Z-37-20: 7520 Leesville Road, on the west side of Leesville Road, approximately 1,000 feet south of its intersection with Shady Grove Road (District E)
    • Rezoning Z-4-20: 1701 Trailwood Drive located about a mile northeast of the intersection of I-40 and Gorman Street (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-26-20: 1100 Corporate Center Drive, approximately 0.5 miles west of the intersection of Trinity Road and Edwards Mill Road (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-32-20: Falls of Neuse Road at the northeast corner with Harps Mill Road (District A)
    • Rezoning Z-36-20: 2201 Edwards Mill Road, approximately 0.4 miles northeast of the Edwards Mill Road/I-40 West/Wade Avenue interchange. (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-38-20: 309 & 311 N Tarboro Street approximately a quarter mile north of its intersection with New Bern Avenue (District C)
    • Comprehensive Plan Amendments CP-2-20: Midtown
    • Comprehensive Plan Amendment CP-4-20: W Morgan Street
    • Text Change TC-4-20: Infill Setbacks and Height
    • Text Change TC-10-20: Authorization Process for UDO Text Changes and Text Changes to Zoning Conditions

Wednesday, December 2

  • 7:45am — RHDC Research Committee
  • 3:30pm — Raleigh Transit Authority Finance and Policy Committee, the meeting will be broadcast live on RTN 11, the city’s website and YouTube channel.

Thursday, December 3

  • 2pm — Raleigh Human Services Agency Funding Informational Workshop, Zoom
  • 3pm — Stormwater Management Advisory Commission
  • 4pm — Art, Education, & Collections Committee
  • 4:30pm — Appearance Commission, the meeting will be broadcast live on RTN 11, the city’s website and YouTube channel. The meeting can also be listened to by telephone. For instructions on how to listen by phone, please contact Lee Stevens via email or 919-996-4629. Agenda includes
    • DA-2-20 – 1428 Gavin Street
    • DA-3-20 – 1200 & 1198 Partin Road, 901, 1001, 1005 & 1009 Freedom Drive, and 4524, 4702, 4704 & 4710 New Bern Avenue
  • 6pm — Parks Committee

Saturday, December 5

  • 10am — Stream Monitoring Workshop, Register

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