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The Week Ahead – Week of November 2, 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

Take Action!

  • 5pm Friday, October 30 is the deadline to sign up to speak at public hearings or public comment period of November 4 City Council meeting (note Council will meet on Wednesday, November 4, as Tuesday, November 3, is election day.
  • Early voting ends at 3pm Saturday, October 31.
  • Vote on Tuesday, November 3 — polls are open 6:30am — 7:30pm

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.

Monday, November 2

  • 5pm — City Council special meeting, It will air on the RTN streaming page and YouTube.  — Council will convene and move into closed session to continue discussion of the City Manager vacancy.

Tuesday, November 3

  • 6:30am — 7:30pm — Vote
  • 11am — Raleigh Transit Authority Route Committee.  Viewing details and agenda coming soon.
  • 4pm — RHDC Community Awareness Committee, Click here to listen to the meeting.  The password is rhdc.

Wednesday, November 4

  • 7:45am — RHDC Research Committee,  Click here to listen to the meeting.  The password is rhdc.
  • 1pm — City Council Afternoon Session, Watch Council Meeting Live Stream, Find links to agendas, minutes, and contact information on our City Council page. Agenda highlights include
    • Rezoning Z-37-20: 7520 Leesville Road, on the west side of Leesville Road, approximately 1,000 feet south of its intersection with Shady Grove Road (District E) – 12/1 public hearing date recommended
    • Rezoning Z-20-20: 0 Gorman Street, west of its intersection with Shire Ln (District D) – 12/1 public hearing date recommended
    • Rezoning Z-32-20; Falls of Neuse Road at the northeast corner with Harps Mill Road (District A) – defer to allow submission of revised zoning conditions
    • Comprehensive Plan Amendments CP-2-20 Midtown – 12/1 public hearing date recommended
    • Rezoning Z-33-20: 7900 Creedmoor Road, approximately 0.4 miles south of its intersection with Strickland Road (District A) – 12/1 public hearing date recommended
    • Text Change TC-4-20: Infill Setbacks and Height – 12/1 public hearing date recommended
    • Text Change TC-10-20: Authorization Process for UDO Text Changes and Text Changes to Zoning Conditions – 12/1 public hearing date recommended
    • Comprehensive Plan Amendment CP-4-20: W Morgan Street – 12/1 public hearing date recommended
    • Rezoning Case Z-48-19: 1100 St. Albans Drive, located at the intersection of St. Albans Drive and Wake Forest Road (District A)
    • Downtown South Public-Private Partnership – Proposal and Timeline
    • Accessory Dwelling Unit Programs and Regulatory Tools
    • Upper Neuse River Basin Association – Falls Lake Rules – Interim Alternative Implementation Approach
    • Blue Ridge Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Project
    • All Faiths Chapel at Dix Park – Facility Naming
    • Annual Report – Downtown Municipal Service District
    • Annual Report – Hillsborough Street Municipal Service District
    • Collaboration with County and State to Promote Business Recruitment, Retention & Inclusion
    • Mission, Goals and Projects of Local Economic Development Partners
    • Unified Development Ordinance Chapter 9 (Natural Resource Protection) – Possible Changes
    • Transportation Projects – Design to Construction Process
  • 3:30pm — Raleigh Transit Authority Finance and Policy Committee, Viewing details and agenda coming soon.
  • 7pm — City Council Evening Session, Watch Council Meeting Live Stream, Find links to agendas, minutes, and contact information on our City Council page. Agenda highlights include
    • Public Comment
    • Street Closing STC-07-2020: Seaboard Avenue Right of Way(District C)
    • Street Closing STC-08-2020: Abel Alley( District C)
    • Street Closing STC-09-2020: Director Circle Right of Way(District D)
    • Street Closing STC-10-2020: Glenwood Avenue Right-of-Way (District D)
    • Petition Annexation – Contiguous Inside ETJ – 8712 Silverthorne Drive (District E)
    • Petition annexation- Contiguous- Partially Outside ETJ/ Wake and Durham Counties- 3411 Page Road, 0 World Trade Boulevard (District E)
    • Rezoning Z-9-20: 3411 & 3503 Page Road; 10881 & 0 World Trade Boulevard, approximately 0.4 miles southwest of the intersection of Brier Creek Parkway and Aviation Parkway (District E)
    • Rezoning Z-14-19/MP-1-19: 1208 South Blount Street, consisting of the block created by Blount, Person, Bragg, and Branch streets (District C)
    • Rezoning Z-31-19: 5228 Needham Road, near the intersection of Blue Run Lane and Pine Drive (District C)
    • Rezoning Z-14-20: Macon Pond Road, southwest of its intersection with Edwards Mill Road (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-19-20: Fox Road, at the northeast and southeast corners of Fox Road and Louisburg Road, approximately 0.7 miles north of New Hope Road (District B)
    • Rezoning Z-24-20: 6125 Buffaloe Road, on its north side, one mile west of I-540 (District B)
    • Rezoning Z-30-20: 5329 Departure Dr, approximately 500 south of its intersection with Spring Forest Road (District B)
    • Text Change TC-11-20: Tenant Notification
    • Text Change TC-12-20: Historic Subdivisions

Thursday, November 5

  • 7:30am — RHDC Executive Committee, Click here to listen to the meeting.  The password is rhdc.
  • 11am — Raleigh Transit Authority Marketing Committee, Viewing details and agenda coming soon.
  • 3pm — Stormwater Management Advisory Commission, Viewing details and agenda coming soon.
  • 3pm — Planning Commission Committee of the Whole, agenda includes continued discussion of Z-13-20, Downtown South project
  • 4pm — Art, Education, and Collections Committee
  • 4:30pm– Appearance Commission, The meeting will be broadcast live on RTN 11, the city’s website and YouTube channel., agenda includes
    • Administrative Alternate Courtesy Review –  112 Fayetteville Street
    • Sir Walter Raleigh Awards Committee Report
    • Work Plan Discussion – High Impact/High Visibility Development
  • 6pm — John Chavis Memorial Park Cultural Heritage Interpretive Plan Public Meeting, Join via Zoom

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