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  • Take Action
  • City Calendar
  • News You Can Use
  • Covid-19 info
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Take Action!

  • Sign up to speak by 5pm, Friday, 12/11 to participate in the public hearing on Downtown South at the December 15 special City Council meeting
  • Take the survey on Proposed Floodplain Regulations by January 31
  • Take the survey on Crabtree Creek Trail Improvements at Lassiter Mill Road by December 31
  • Take the Dix Edge Visioning Study

City Calendar

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

Friday, December 11

  • 12:30pm — The Study Group on Council Terms/Salaries and Voter Engagement/Participation. The meeting can be viewed online via Zoom.

  • Sign up to speak by 5pm, Friday, 12/11 to participate in the public hearing on Downtown South at the December 15 special City Council meeting

Monday, December 14

  • 1pm — Board of Adjustment, View on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel. Agenda includes
    • BOA-0061-2020: 209 Dublin Road
    • BOA-0063-2020: 2803 Van Dyke Ave
    • BOA-0054-2020: 1202 S. Bloodworth Street
    • BOA-0060-2020: 2408 Chello Court
    • BOA-0064-2020: 951 & 1001 Corporate Center Drive
  • 4pm — Sustainability Wildlife and Urban Trees Committee, Join on Zoom.

Tuesday, December 15

  • 7:45am — Raleigh Historic Development Commission, View on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel. For instructions on how to listen by phone, please contact Collette Kinane at 919-996-2649. Agenda includes
    • Rezoning Case: 501, 507, 511, and 513 S Bloodworth Street; Z-48-20; East Raleigh-South Park National Register Historic District
    • Leif Valand Historic Context Report
  • 9am — Dorothea Dix Park Leadership Committee
  • 10am — Planning Commission Strategic Planning Committee, agenda includesRacial Equity and Equitable Development, join via webex
  • 4pm — Planning Commission Text Change Committee, View on the City’s Youtube channel
  • 5:30pm — Arts Commission, the public can join the meeting online via Zoom or via phone at 1-646-558-8656, Webinar ID: 963 1912 1383
  • 7pm — Special City Council Meeting — Public Hearing on Downtown South, Z-13-20, View on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel

Wednesday, December 16

  • 12:30pm — Fair Housing Hearing Board, The public can join the meeting on Zoom or via phone at 1-646-558-8656 with the Webinar ID 858 0589 7014
  • 5:30pm — Historical Resources and Museums Advisory Board, Join via Zoom.
  • 5:30pm — Historic Cemeteries Advisory Board, Follow the link to watch the meeting via Zoom.
  • 7pm — Police Advisory Board, The public can join the meeting on Zoom or via phone at 1-301-715-8592 with Webinar ID# 875 3865 5815

Thursday, December 17

  • Special Council meeting on Downtown South, Z-13-20, continued (if necessary) — Time TBD
  • 9am — Planning Commission Strategic Planning Committee
  • 4:30pm — Appearance Commission,  View on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel. For instructions on how to listen by phone, please contact Lee Stevens at  (919) 996-4629 or lee.stevens@raleighnc.gov. Agenda includes
    • AAD-23-20 – Summit at Sawyer
    • AAD-24-20 – Toulon Place
    • AAD-26-20 – 8080 Arco Corporate Drive
  • 6pm — Parks, Recreation, and Greenway Advisory Board, Join on Zoom. The public can also call in via phone at the number 1-312-626-6799 with the Webinar ID 913 6998 4049. agenda includes
    • Dix Edge Area Study Update
    • Greenway Project Updates

Friday, December 18

  • 8am — Special Raleigh Historic Development Commission Certificate of Appropriateness Committee, View on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel. Agenda includes
    • COA-0169-2020: 715 S BOYLAN AVENUE
    • COA-0174-2020: 713 OBERLIN ROAD
    • COA-0179-2020: 330 E DAVIE STREET
    • SUB-0046-2020: N BLOODWORTH STREET

Saturday, December 19

  • 1pm — Hispanic and Immigrant Affairs Board, The public can join the meeting on Zoom or via phone at  1-646-558-8656 with the Webinar ID 846 6315 7599

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News You Can Use

  • Five Easy Tips to Keep Leaves out of Storm Drains
  • Draft Annual Report to HUD Available for Public Comment. The City of Raleigh’s Draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020 is available for public comment from December 1 through December 15, 2020. This report summarizes how the City used federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and local funding in carrying out its housing and community development programs during this time frame.The draft CAPER and draft CAPER Summary can be viewed on the City’s website, or may be obtained by emailing Shawn McNamara, program manager. Citizens may also request a copy by phone at 919-996-4330, or by mail at City of Raleigh, Housing and Neighborhoods Department, Community Development Division, 421 Fayetteville St., Suite 1200. The public has until December 15, 2020 to review and submit written comments. Comments can be emailed to cd.info@raleighnc.gov,
  • The City of Raleigh Community Enhancement Grant Request for Proposals (RFP) for the program year beginning July 1, 2021 is now available on the City’s website. Only applications from nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation from the federal Internal Review Service (IRS) will be reviewed.

    Applications are due Friday, January 8, 2021. Interested applicants must attend one of two mandatory virtual Pre-proposal Workshops to be held online December 2, 2020 and December 4, 2020. If you have questions, or to obtain a copy of the application form, budget form, or score card, please contact John Niffenegger in the Housing and Neighborhoods Department. He may also be reached at 919-996-6961.

  • The 2021-2022 Human Services Agency Funding Application is available! The City of Raleigh annually awards Human Services Agency Funding to local nonprofit agencies who provide direct services to the elderly, youth, differently- abled, substance users, and those who are homeless. Proposed programs and projects must benefit low- income persons and households residing in Raleigh. Agencies must be headquartered in Raleigh.  Funds are awarded through a competitive review process. View the FY22 Human Services Agency Funding Application & Instructions.Completed applications must be received by the Office Equity and Inclusion no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2020
  • City Manager’s Weekly Report

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Your best sources of reliable information during the COVID-19 public health crisis are official government websites.

COVID-19 information from Wake County

COVID-19 information from the City of Raleigh

Resources for people experiencing homelessness or a housing crisis 

 

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