City Council Highlights – October 19, 2021

City Council Highlights – October 19, 2021

Work Session Missing Middle 2.0 https://go.boarddocs.com/nc/raleigh/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=C7GTG6717AA2&fbclid=IwAR2oy0vkXCYaWGhDRJ3fYB1DjORSNq79x3nvyQ_6NHE4tlIzaSBiqraNhZs Lots of changes discussed, including allowing multiple ADUs on a lot, weakening...
OCTOBER 5 CITY COUNCIL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

OCTOBER 5 CITY COUNCIL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

Afternoon session Raleigh proclaimed October to be Bullying Prevention Month. Consent Agenda approved. Councilor Cox raised concerns about item #C5 – Human Resources Policies – compensation and especially vacation policy as it applies to First Responders. Mayor and...
Strategic Plan Priorities

Strategic Plan Priorities

Longtime Raleigh resident Larry Helfant spoke at the October 5 City Council meeting and delivered the following remarks: Mayor – shortly after you took office, you created a Strategic Plan for 2021 to 2025. This plan addressed the needs of the community and the focal...
Bring elections and voter engagement into the 21st century

Bring elections and voter engagement into the 21st century

Barry Eriksen has been a rustbelt refugee and Triangle transplant for over 40 years and for the last 22 years has lived in West Raleigh’s Fairmont neighborhood. This blog post is adapted from his remarks made during the September 21, 2021, Raleigh City Council...
What to do when a rezoning request comes to your neighborhood

What to do when a rezoning request comes to your neighborhood

Did you receive a letter telling you about a neighborhood meeting to discuss a rezoning in your area? Or maybe some of your neighbors told you about an upcoming meeting. Rezoning applicants are required to hold a neighborhood meeting before they can officially submit...