The City Clerk is NOT your secretary

The City Clerk is NOT your secretary

I am writing in response to the effort by some Raleigh City Council folks to move the City Clerk’s position into the City Manager’s office. I believe that the Raleigh community is best served by an independent City Clerk, who operates as a sworn City of Raleigh Official. Please honor the intent of the creation of the City Clerk position. The City Clerk is not your secretary!! 

Bring Back the Jaycee Recycling Center!

Bring Back the Jaycee Recycling Center!

I am here tonight to request that the City prepare a study to re-open the Jaycee Park Recycling Center at Wade Ave and to hold a referendum, at the next city-wide election, to allow Raleigh residents the opportunity to vote to re-open the Jayce Park to receive “Allowable Recyclable Items.”

Your Taxes Raised 22%, Council’s Pay Raised 82%

Your Taxes Raised 22%, Council’s Pay Raised 82%

During their term in office, Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin and City Councilors have raised your taxes by nearly 22% and Council's pay by 82%.First, some background facts:  Mayor Baldwin and City Council took office in Dec 2019. Each spring the council approves a budget for...