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

Take Action!

  • Early voting October 15 through October 31.  Check wait times here
  • Request an absentee ballot for the 2020 national election
  • Because of the 11/3 election, City Council will be meeting on Wednesday, 11/4, rather than Tuesday, 11/3.  Sign up to speak at the November 4 City Council meeting by 5 p.m. Friday, October 30. 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.
  • The City of Raleigh and the Raleigh Chamber are partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond to conduct a small business credit survey. This short survey will ask about your business’s performance, financing choices, and borrowing experiences.

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 26

Tuesday, October 27

  • 9am — Planning Commission, These meetings are broadcast and available for viewing by the public via the city’s website; the city’s YouTube Channel or Channel RTN-11.  Agenda includes
    • Text Change: TC-4-20 Infill Setbacks and Height
    • Text Change: TC-10-20, Authorization Process for UDO Text Changes and Text Changes to Zoning Conditions
    • Rezoning Z-41-20: 7650, 7630 ACC Blvd, approximately 400 feet west of its intersection with Alexander Town Blvd (District E) – DEFER
    • 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) – DEFER
    • Rezoning Z-43-20 Trailwood Drive, southwest of its intersection with Avent Ferry Road. District D – DEFER
    • Rezoning Z-46-20: 6104, 6108, 6112, 6116, 6120, 6124 Creedmoor Rd, approximately 300 feet south of the intersection with Jeffreys Grove School Rd (District A) – DEFER
    • Equitable Development around Transit: Comprehensive Plan Amendments – DEFER
    • Rezoning Z-20-20: 0 Gorman Street, west of its intersection with Shire Ln (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-31-20 Woodlawn Drive, at the northwest and northeast corners of its intersection with Brookvalley Drive (District B)
    • Rezoning Z-32-20; Falls of Neuse Road at the northeast corner with Harps Mill Road (District A)
    • Rezoning Z-33-20: 7900 Creedmoor Road, approximately 0.4 miles south of its intersection with Strickland Road (District A)
    • 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)
    • Comprehensive Plan Amendment CP-4-20 W Morgan Street
    • Rezoning Z-21-20 Morgan and Boylan, southeast quadrant of their intersection (District D)
  • 9am — Dix Park Leadership Committee, per the City website:  Details for joining this meeting are forthcoming
  • 1:30pm — Economic Development and Innovation Committee, Agenda will focus on Collaboration With County and State to Promote Business Recruitment and Retention, no details on City website regarding how to join/view
  • 4pm — Growth & Natural Resources Committee, Agenda will focus on Natural Resources Protection regarding forestation requirements and maximum impervious surface limitations, no details on City website regarding how to join/view
  • 4:30pm — Public Art & Design Board, Zoom. Agenda includes
    • Poole Road Concept Design
    • LETC Concept Design Proposal
    • Biltmore Park Public Art – Artist Request
    • Marsh Trawick Semi-finalists
    • Creative Floodplain Installation Semi-finalists
    • Mentorship Program Artist Selection Panel
    • Public Art Plan Advisory Group
    • Civic Campus
  • 6:30pm — Dix Edge Listening Session, Zoom
  • 7pm — Hillsborough-Wade CAC, Zoom, agenda includes
    • Welcome
    • Zoom Rules
    • Announcements
    • RPD Report
    • Presentation on Latta Park by Emma Liles, City of Raleigh Parks Department
    • Presentation on rezoning of the Bellwood Condos, Z-42-20
    • Open Discussion

Wednesday, October 28

  • 2:30pm — Greenway Master Plan Update Steering Committee, no details on City website regarding agenda or how to join/view
  • 5:30pm — Historical Resources and Museums Advisory Board, no details on City website regarding agenda or how to join/view
  • 7pm — Police Advisory Board, Zoom!

Thursday, October 29

  • 12n — Dix Edge Listening Session, Zoom
  • 3pm — Transportation & Transit Committee,  no details on City website regarding how to join/view, agenda includes
    • Transportation Projects – Design to Construction Process
    • Parking for Downtown Business Owners
  • 4pm — Planning Commission Committee of the Whole, Watch the live stream online. Agenda not yet available, but expected to include Downtown South Project

Friday, October 30

  • 5pm — 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 October 31!


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