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News You Can Use

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, October 12

  • 1pm — Board of Adjustment, agenda includes
    • BOA-0032-2020: 4315 Lead Mine Rd.
    • BOA-0037-2020: 630 Hillsborough St.
    • A-25-20: 630 Hillsborough St.
    • A-26-20: 630 Hillsborough St.
    • BOA-0063-2019: 120 S. Wilmington
    • A-24-20: 120 S. Wilmington St.
    • BOA-0052-2020: 14201 and 14301 Falls of Neuse Rd. and 11081 Forest Pines Dr.
    • BOA-0034-2020: 1510 & 1512 Gorman, 3806 Kelford and 3804, 3806 & 3810 Burt Dr.
    • BOA-0035-2020: 10831 Wakefield Commons Drive
    • BOA-0036-2020: 1719 Poole Road
    • A-27-20: 201 & 254 Branch St. and 1300 & 1304 S. Person St.
    • BOA-0051-2020: 100 E. Tryon Road
  • 6pm — Capital Boulevard North Virtual Engagement, participate by phone: 855-925-2801 Meeting code: 3403
  • 7pm — Downtown South Project discussion, Register
  • 7pm — Glenwood South Neighborhood Collaborative Community Meeting with Raleigh City Councilor Stormie Forte, Join via Zoom
  • 7pm – Southwest Raleigh Community Engagement, join via Zoom, or watch via Facebook, agenda includes
    • Welcome & Introductions
    • Inspections Report: David Johnson
    • Police Report: Officer Matt Winkle will be representing Captain Steve Gunter, Commander Downtown District & Captain Tim Tomziak, Commander SW District
    • Dorothea Dix Planning and Updates on Dix Edge Study: Sara Ellis, City of Raleigh Planning Department
    • Zoning Case Z-25-19 Maywood at Earp’s Seafood
    • Council Update: District D Councilor Stormie Forte
    • Open Comments & Questions

Tuesday, October 13

  • 9am — Planning Commission, agenda includes
    • Rezoning Z-13-20 Downtown South, located northeast, northwest, and southeast of the South Saunders Street and I-40 interchange with frontage on Maywood Avenue, Gilbert Avenue, Green Street, Penmarc Drive, South Saunders Street, Walker Street, Bluff Street and South Wilmington Street. (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-35-20 Wade Avenue, south side between its intersections with Gardner Street and Canterbury Road (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-40-20: 1912 Hillsborough Street & 2 Pullen Road (District D)
    • 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-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-20-20: 0 Gorman Street, west of its intersection with Shire Ln (District D)
    • 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)
    • TC-12-20 Historic Subdivisions
    • Text Change: TC-8-20 Short Term Rental
  • 12n — Raleigh Convention and Performing Arts Center Authority, For information on public participation, contact Ashley Pekrul at 919-996-8504.
  • 4pm — City Council Work Session, agenda includes
    • Wake County Comprehensive Plan – Impacts to Future Extension of ETJ – Southeast Raleigh Special Study Area
    • Triangle Bikeway Update
    • 2020 Community Survey
  • 4pm — Arts Commission Executive Committee

Wednesday, October 14

  • 12n — Substance Use Advisory Commission, join via Zoom! 

Thursday, October 15

  • Early Voting begins
  • 9am — Raleigh Civil Service Commission
  • 9am — Planning Commission Strategic Planning Committee
  • 4:30pm — Appearance Commission, agenda includes
    • AAD-18-20 – 3601 Marcom Street
    • AAD-21-20 – 10805 Leesville Road
    • AAD-22-20 – 901 Freedom Drive
  • 6pm — Human Relations Commission
  • 6pm — Parks, Recreation, and Greenway Advisory Commission, agenda includes
    • Public Comment
    • All Faith Chapel Naming Request
    • Raleigh Youth Council (RYC) – Action Item
    • Office of Equity and Inclusion Presentation
    • Park Maintenance Division: Wildlife Habitat Inventory and Planning
    • Natural Resources Program: Wild Space in Parks
    • Financial Assistance Presentation
    • Latta University Historic Park Schematic Design Update

Friday, October 16

  • Sign up to speak at the October 20 City Council meeting by 5 p.m. Friday, October 16. The web form will appear on this page when the sign up window is open or you may call the Clerk’s office at 919-996-3040.  A similar process exists to sign up to speak at Public Hearings.  Learn more here.


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