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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!

  • Sign up to speak at the October 6 City Council meeting by 5 p.m. Friday, October 2. 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.
  • Take the Bus Rapid Transit Survey through October 19
  • Request an absentee ballot for the 2020 national election

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.

Tuesday, October 6

  • 11am — Raleigh Transit Authority Route Committee, more info
  • 1pm — City Council, agenda includes
    • 2019 National Association of Clean Water Agencies Platinum Award
    • Planning Commission Report
    • Comprehensive Plan Amendments CP-2-20 Midtown – 60-day extension requested
    • 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) – recommend 11/4 hearing date
    • Rezoning Z-31-19: 5228 Needham Road, near the intersection of Blue Run Lane and Pine Drive at Buffaloe Road (District C) – recommend 11/4 hearing date
    • 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) – recommend 11/4 hearing date
    • Rezoning Z-14-20: Macon Pond Road, southwest of its intersection with Edwards Mill Road (District D) – recommend 11/4 hearing date
    • Text Change TC-14-19: Site Plan/Plot Plan and Revisions – recommend 11/4 hearing date
    • Text Change TC-11-20: Tenant Notification – recommend 11/4 hearing date
    • Comprehensive Plan Amendment CP-1-20 Swift Creek Watershed (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-47-19: Located on the east side of Duraleigh Road on the south side of where it crosses the Crabtree Creek (District E)
    • Rezoning Z-48-19: 1100 St. Albans Drive located at the intersection of St. Albans Drive and Wake Forest Road (District A)
    • Rezoning Z-53-19: 5512 & 5514 Thornton Road. On its south side, one quarter mile east of Wild Wood Forest Drive (District B)
    • Study Group to Review City Council Terms, Compensation, and Elections
    • FY21-25 Strategic Plan – Final Draft
    • COVID-19 Update
    • Conceptual Design – East Civic Tower
    • Request for Interest Process – Lane Idlewild Assemblage – Developer Recommendations
    • Barwell Road Improvements Project
    • Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Annual Work Plan FY21
    • Parks, Recreation and Greenways Advisory Board Annual Work Plan FY21
    • Strategic Plan Review – Growth and Natural Resources Key Focus Area
    • Residential Permitting Process Streamlining
    • Transportation Program Policy Updates & Project Lists
    • Transit Overlay Districts – Residential (TOD-R)
    • Individual Reports from the Mayor and Council Members
    • Study Group to Review City Council Terms, Compensation, and Elections – Seven (7) Vacancies
    • Appearance Commission – One Vacancy
    • Human Relations Commission – 5 Vacancies/2 Alternates – Report to be made at meeting
    • Resolution – Terminate Emergency Authority of City Manager
  • 4pm — RHDC Community Awareness Committee, Click here to listen to the meeting and use the password rhdc.
  • 7pm — City Council, agenda includes
    • Public Comment
    • Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction in the Swift Creek Watershed – Request for Relinquishment of 228 Acres
    • Petition Annexation – Contiguous Inside ETJ – 6125 Buffaloe Road (District B)
    • Street Closing STC-5-19: Westgate Road Right-of-Way
    • Rezoning Z-11-20; 5416 Chapel Hill Rd, 103 Gary St on the north side of Chapel Hill Road approximately 500 feet from its intersection with Hillsborough Street (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-12-20: Prince Drive. Located on the west side of Prince Dr, approximately 0.35 miles from the intersection of Tryon Rd and Jones Franklin Rd (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-15-20: Carolina Avenue & Grove Avenue, 650 feet south of Western Boulevard, on the south side of Barstow Drive (District D)
    • Rezoning Z-25-20: 3421 Olympia Drive, south of the intersection of Olympia Drive and S Wilmington Street (District D)
    • Text Change TC-6-20: Neighborhood Transition Requirements and Senior Housing

Wednesday, October 7

  • 7:45am — RHDC Research Committee, Info
  • 3:30pm — Raleigh Transit Authority Finance and Policy Committee, more info
  • 6:30pm — Dix Park Plaza & Play First Public Meeting, Register

Thursday, October 8

  • 7:30am — RHDC Executive Committee, Info
  • 9am — 2pm — Triangle Career Expo, Register
  • 12n — Free Housing Discrimination Webinar (English Session), complete the Zoom registration
  • 1pm — BPAC (Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Commission) Policy Committee, to participate, please contact Barbara Godwin at
  • 3:30pm — Raleigh Transit Authority, the meeting may be viewed live via RTN 11, the City’s live stream page, and YouTube.
  • 4pm — Planning Commission Transportation Committee, Info
  • 6pm — Capital Boulevard North Corridor Study Virtual Engagement, Info
  • 6pm — BPAC (Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Commission) Community Outreach Committee, to participate, please contact Mary Persson at

Saturday, October 10

  • 10am — Capital Boulevard North Corridor Study Virtual Engagement, Info


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