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  • News you can use
  • Take Action
  • City Calendar
  • Covid-19 info
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News You Can Use

Take Action!

  • Comment by November 23 on two text changes at the Text Change Engagement Portal,
    • Community Gardens with On-Site Sales (TC-14-20)

    • Campus District (TC-15-20)

  • Wake BRT Virtual Open House from November 2 — 30.

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, November 16

  • 1:30pm — Equitable Development Around Transit (EDAT) — Ask-A-Planner, Join
  • 5pm — Bicycle Planning Committee, to participate, Agenda includes East Coast Greenway Updates, please contact Paul Black at  
  • 5pm — Environmental Advisory Board, More info
  • 6pm — Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, view here., agenda includes
    • Public Comment
    • Hardimont & Milburnie Roads-Bike Lane Implementation
    • Blue Ridge Road Bicycle and Pedestrian Project Update – Brian Roth-Roffy
    • Six Forks Road Improvement Project Update – Chad Cantrell
    • Shared Streets Program Update – Paul Black
  • 6pm — Dix Park Community Committee, More info

Tuesday, November 17

  • 7:45am — Raleigh Historic Development Commission, view via YouTube Channel or Channel RTN-11. Agenda includes
    • Subdivisions – UDO Change
    • Subdivision – 801 N Bloodworth Street – Oakwood
    • Rezoning Case: 501, 507, 511, and 513 S Bloodworth Street; Z-48-20; East Raleigh-South Park National Register Historic District
    • Historic Landmark Designation Application – Hillcrest Cemetery
    • Historic Landmark Designation Application – McAdams House
  • 11:30am — City Council Work Session, Watch Council Meeting Live Stream  Agenda includes Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Work Plan Update
  • 1pm — City Council Afternoon Session, Watch Council Meeting Live Stream  Agenda includes
    • Planning Commission Report
    • Rezoning Z-4-20; 1701 Trailwood Drive located about a mile northeast of the intersection of I-40 and Gorman Street (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-26-20: 1100 Corporate Center Drive, approximately 0.5 miles west of the intersection of Trinity Road and Edwards Mill Road (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-36-20: 2201 Edwards Mill Road, approximately 0.4 miles northeast of the Edwards Mill Road/I-40 West/Wade Avenue interchange. (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-38-20: 309 & 311 N Tarboro Street approximately a quarter mile north of its intersection with New Bern Avenue (District C)
    • Rezoning Z-41-20: 7650, 7630 ACC Blvd, approximately 400 feet west of its intersection with Alexander Town Blvd (District E)
    • Rezoning Z-32-20: Falls of Neuse Road at the northeast corner with Harps Mill Road (District A)
    • Fairview Road Traffic Calming
    • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Report
    • FY2020-21 Budget and Finance Outlook
    • COVID 19 Update
    • Public Nuisance Abatement – Property Liens
    • Rezoning Z-31-19: 5228 Needham Road, near the intersection of Blue Run Lane and Pine Drive (District C)
    • Rezoning Z-24-20: 6125 Buffaloe Road, on its north side, one mile west of I-540 (District B)
    • Rezoning Z-33-20: 7900 Creedmoor Road, approximately 0.4 miles south of its intersection with Strickland Road (District A)
  • 4pm — Planning Commission Text Change Committee, more info Agenda includes
    • Short-term rentals (TC-8-20)
    • Community Gardens with On-Site Sales (TC-14-20)
  • 5:30pm — Arts Commission, join via Zoom or via phone at 1-646-558-8656, Webinar ID: 963 1912 1383
  • 6:30pm — Dix Edge Visioning Session, In English via this zoom link.

Wednesday, November 18

  • 9:30am — Equitable Development Around Transit (EDAT) — Ask-A-Planner, Join
  • 10am — GIS Day 2020 Event, Register Now
  • 7pm — Police Advisory Board, on Zoom or via phone at 1-301-715-8592 with Webinar ID# 875 3865 5815
  • 7pm — Sierra Club — Umstead Coalition Update on Wake Stone Quarry,  Register

Thursday, November 19

  • 9am — Planning Commission Strategic Planning Committee
  • 12n — Mayor’s Committee for Services to Persons with Disabilities, on Zoom or via phone at 1-312-626-6799 with the Webinar ID 816 6667 5992
  • 4pm — Planning Commission Committee of the Whole, Watch Live.
  • After Planning Commission Committee of the Whole — Special Planning Commission Meeting on Z-13-20, Downtown South, Watch Live, Sign-up to Speak: Form
  • 4:30pm — Appearance Commission, public meetings are broadcast and available for viewing by the public via the following methods: the city’s website; the city’s YouTube Channel or Channel RTN-11. The Appearance Commission public meetings can also be listened to by telephone. For instructions on how to listen by phone, please contact Lee Stevens at  (919) 996-4629 or Agenda includes
    • AAD-23-20 – Summit at Sawyer
    • AAD-24-20 – Toulon Place
    • AAD-25-20 – 121 Fayetteville Street
    • 200 W Hargett Street
  • 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.
  • 6:30pm — Dix Edge Visioning Session,  En Español via this zoom link.
  • 7pm — Renters Town Hall, Join us on Zoom.

Friday, November 20

  • 12n — Dix Edge Visioning Session, In English via this zoom link.

Saturday, November 21

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


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