David Cox, PhD, the three-term District B representative on Raleigh's City Council, submitted the following "Guest Blog" to Livable Raleigh for publication. The Richland Creek watershed drains into the Neuse River. Why is that important? Because City Council is...
Posted here are some excerpts from Courtney Napier’s recent op-ed for INDY Week. Why did Raleigh City Council give Carmen Cauthen unanimous support, then turn around and vote six-to-one for Stormie Forte to take the District D seat vacated by Saige Martin?
Stormie Forte gets District D seat (no surprise); what will she do about John Kane’s massive upzoning bid?
Kane’s so-called Downtown South plan–not actually downtown–would dwarf his projects at North Hills and on Peace Street if approved as he’d like. Community benefits are thus far missing. He’s offered nothing.
As of this morning, 34 “hopefuls” have submitted their applications to be the next District D representative on Council, replacing the ill-fated Saige Martin. The deadline to apply is today at 4. It’s quite a contest.