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...

Bob Hall Comments on Raleigh City Council’s Abuse of Democracy

Bob Hall Comments on Raleigh City Council’s Abuse of Democracy

For more than 50 years, Bob Hall has been North Carolina's foremost advocate for the idea that government should be for the people, ALL the people and not for the corporations and the wealthy.   Below are excerpts of what Bob had to say when he spoke at Livable...

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...

@NoCapRaleigh – Tweeting Truth to Council’s Abuses of Power

@NoCapRaleigh – Tweeting Truth to Council’s Abuses of Power

If you're like us, you're a fan of Twitter. And, there is no one on Twitter we like better than someone who knows about local politics and is willing to wade into the deep end and throw a little shade. @NoCapRaleigh fits the bill perfectly. NoCap is a reference to...

Raleigh City Election Emergency Meeting – Poll Results

Raleigh City Election Emergency Meeting – Poll Results

The results are in from the polls we conducted during our recent virtual Emergency Public Meeting to discuss the next Raleigh City Elections which have been delayed until November 2022 by City Council BEHIND CLOSED DOORS with NO PUBLIC NOTICE, NO PUBLIC INPUT and NO...

City Council Afternoon Session, July 6, 2021

City Council Afternoon Session, July 6, 2021

Five former mayors (Fetzer, Coble, York, Meeker, McFarlane) on hand to help honor City Clerk Gail Smith for 50 years of service. Appointed Denise Smith Kline as new Civil Service Commission Chair. STC-04-2021 in consent agenda – public hearing scheduled for August 17....

Emergency Public Meeting: Join with Us to Protect Your Vote

Emergency Public Meeting: Join with Us to Protect Your Vote

North Carolina’s top elected officials and media agree that what the Raleigh City Council did was wrong. Let’s put Raleigh‘s elections back in the hands of the voters.  Save the Date – Saturday, July 17 at 3pm for an Emergency Public Meeting to discuss a Special...

June 15, 2021 City Council Work Session and Afternoon Session

June 15, 2021 City Council Work Session and Afternoon Session

Wake Bus Rapid Transit – Station Design, Public Art, Branding, Public Engagement Presentation Downtown Raleigh Alliance – Public Realm Study Presented plans and asked for additional resource – referred to Economic Development & Innovation Committee Report and...

Raleigh’s Redline Revival

Raleigh’s Redline Revival

Raleigh has revived our nation’s now despised legacy of explicitly race-biased policies aimed at destroying Black neighborhoods.