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

  • Sign up by 5pm, Friday, January 1 to speak during the public comment period at the January 5 special City Council meeting
  • Sign up by 5pm, Friday, January 1 to speak during a public hearing at the January 5 special City Council meeting
  • Parks Public Participation Policy Update — provide your feedback by January 5, 2021
  • Floodplain Regulations Text Change (TC-16-20) — provide your feedback by January 14, 2021
  • Take the survey on Proposed Floodplain Regulations by January 31

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, January 1, 2021 — HOLIDAY

  • Sign up by 5pm, Friday, January 1 to speak during the public comment period at the January 5 special City Council meeting
  • Sign up by 5pm, Friday, January 1 to speak during a public hearing at the January 5 special City Council meeting

Tuesday, January 5

  • 11am — Raleigh Transit Authority Route Committee
  • 1pm — Raleigh City Council, Virtual meetings are broadcast live on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel, agenda includes
    • 24-Month Waiver Request – Z-37-19 Page Road
    • Rezoning Z-29-20: W. South Street, On the western side of S. Dawson Street, between W. South Street and W. Lenoir Street (District C) – recommend 2/2 hearing date
    • Rezoning Z-35-20: Wade Avenue, south side between its intersections with Gardner Street and Canterbury Road (District D) – recommend 2/2 hearing date
    • Rezoning Z-40-20: 1912 Hillsborough Street, approximately 2 miles east of the intersection of Hillsborough Street and I-440. (District D) – recommend 2/2 hearing date
    • COVID 19 Update
    • Raleigh Water Utility Payments Update
    • Public Participation for Park Planning Policy Update
  • 4pm — Planning Commission Text Change Committee, to participate send an email to Justin.Rametta@raleighnc.gov, agenda includes Short-Term Rentals (TC-8-20)
  • 7pm — Raleigh City Council, Virtual meetings are broadcast live on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel, agenda includes
    • Joint Hearing with the Raleigh Historic Development Commission
    • Public Comment
    • Street Closing STC-6-2020: Walser Place (District C)
    • Street Closing STC-11-2020: The Lakes Drive (District A)
    • Petition Annexation – Contiguous Inside ETJ – 4505 &4525 Tryon Road, 2301 Dover Farm Road (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-24-19: Raleigh Beach Rd PD, on the north side of New Bern Avenue, on the east and west sides of N. Rogers Lane (District C)
    • Rezoning Z-21-20: Morgan and Boylan, southeast quadrant of their intersection (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-31-20: Woodlawn Drive, at the northwest and northeast corners of its intersection with Brookvalley Drive (District B)
    • Rezoning Z-41-20: 7650, 7630 ACC Blvd, approximately 400 feet west of its intersection with Alexander Town Blvd (District E)
    • Rezoning Z-42-20: Cameron Street on the north side, located approximately a quarter-mile east of the intersection of Oberlin Road and Cameron Street (District D)
    • Text Change: TC-15-20 Campus Zoning District

Wednesday, January 6

  • 3:30pm — Raleigh Transit Authority Finance & Policy Committee

Thursday, January 7

  • 1pm — Raleigh Transit Authority Marketing Committee
  • 3pm — Stormwater Management Advisory Commission

Friday, January 8

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News You Can Use

  • Listening Sessions: Conversations on Race, Racism, and Social Equity
  • Raleigh Police Chief Announces Retirement
  • First Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Receives Federal Funding
  • Five Easy Tips to Keep Leaves out of Storm Drains
  • 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. 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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Please stay safe and follow official government guidelines during this public health crisis.

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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