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The Week Ahead – Week of August 17, 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

  • City Manager’s Weekly Report
  • Raleigh Parks has made changes to select program and facility operations. Learn more here.
  • GoTriangle transit service improvements originally scheduled to begin in August have been postponed until October. Learn more here.

Take Action!

City Calendar

  • The meetings listed below appear on the City’s Events Calendar at
  • 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 for latest calendar updates, agendas, and information on participating in virtual meetings.

Monday, August 17

  • 12:30pm — Fair Housing Hearing Board — Virtual
  • 5pm — Bicycle Planning Committee — Virtual
  • 6pm — Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission — Virtual

Tuesday, August 18

  • 7:45am — Raleigh Historic Development Commission — Virtual, agenda includes
    • Rezoning Case: 400, 410 Glenwood Avenue, Z-28-20, Former Pine State Creamery
    • Rezoning Case Z-23-20 (220 E. Morgan Street)
    • NAPC Forum follow-up
    • Subdivision in Historic Overlay Districts Text Change
    • Historic Landmark Designation Application — McAdams House
  • 11:30am — City Council Work Session — Virtual, agenda includes
    • Human Relations Commission update
    • Planning and Development — Community Engagement Process Development Study
  • 1pm — City Council Afternoon Session — Virtual, agenda includes
    • Planning Commission Report – the following items are currently scheduled for public hearings on 9/1
      • TC-7-20 (Mezzanines)
      • Z-47-19 (Duraleigh Road)
      • Z-51-19 (Glenwood Avenue)
      • Z-53-19 (Thornton Road)
    • Rezoning Z-17-19: Capital Boulevard, southeast of its intersection with Peace Street (District C) – recommending 9/1 public hearing
    • Rezoning Z-31-19: 5228 Needham Road, near the intersection of Blue Run Lane and Pine Drive at Buffaloe Road (District C) – requesting 60-day extension
    • Rezoning Z-50-19: 913 Method Road, approximately 700 feet north of its intersection with Western Boulevard (District D) – recommending 9/1 public hearing
    • Rezoning Z-4-20: 1701 Trailwood Drive located about a mile northeast of the intersection of I-40 and Gorman Street (District D) – requesting 60-day extension
    • Rezoning Z-8-20: 510 Carolina Avenue, approximately 300 feet south of the intersection of Carolina Avenue and Western Boulevard (District D) – recommending 9/1 public hearing
    • Text Change Zoning Conditions TCZ-1-20: Crabtree Village – recommending 9/1 public hearing
    • Downtown Public Safety and Economic Recovery Update
    • Police Homelessness and Mental Health Unit
    • Text Change: Outdoor Seating in the NX Zoning District
    • Micromobility: E-Scooter Definition
    • COVID-19 Situation Update and Special Events
    • City Council Meetings – Remote Electronic Format for Remainder of CY2020
    • Atlantic Avenue Improvements Project
    • Barwell Road Park Playground Bid Award and Carolina Panthers Partnership
    • Street Closing STC-4-2020: Unnamed Right-of-Way, adjacent to South New Hope Road
    • Public Nuisance Abatement – Property Liens
    • Petition annexation — Contiguous- Inside ETJ- 3231 Old Milburnie Road (District C)
    • Petition Annexation — Contiguous Inside ETJ- 6611 Paint Rock Lane (District C)
    • Petition Annexation – Contiguous Inside ETJ – 5001 Spring Forest Road (District B)
  • 4pm — Planning Commission Text Change Committee — Virtual, agenda includes
    • TC-14-19 — Site Plan/Plot Plan and Revisions
    • TC-6-20 — Neighborhood Transition Requirements and Senior Housing
    • TC-4-20 — Infill Setbacks and Height (not scheduled for discussion at the meeting)
  • 5:30pm — Arts Commission — Virtual, Register

Wednesday, August 19

  • 7pm — RCAC via Zoom

Thursday, August 20

  • 9am — Raleigh Civil Service Commission — Virtual
  • 9am — Planning Commission — Strategic Planning Committee — Virtual
  • 12n — Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities — Virtual, Join via Zoom or via phone at 1-312-626-6799 with the Webinar ID 816 6667 5992
  • 1pm — Pedestrian Planning Committee — Virtual
  • 4:30pm — Appearance Commission — Virtual, agenda includes
    • AAD-12-20 – 6200 Glenwood Avenue
    • AAD-13-20 – 4917 Capital Boulevard
    • AAD-16-20 – 721 Halifax Street and 18 Seaboard Avenue
  • 6pm — Parks, Recreation, and Greenway Advisory Board — Virtual
  • 6pm — Social Equity Book Club:  The New Jim Crow — Virtual, Register
  • 6pm — Barwell Road Public Art Community Meeting — Virtual, Register
  • 6pm — Police Advisory Board — Virtual, The public can join the meeting on Zoom or via phone at 1-301-715-8592 with the Webinar ID 898 9091 1717
  • 7pm — Ask-a-planner: Midtown-St. Albans Area Plan — Virtual
  • 7pm — Atlantic CAC — Virtual, join the meeting via Zoom, Meeting ID: 847 2382 4657, Passcode: 2mFyH1


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