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

  • Sign up by 5pm, Friday, January 1 to speak during the public comment period at the January 5 special City Council meeting
  • Sign up by 5pm, Friday, January 1 to speak during a public hearing at the January 5 special City Council meeting
  • Comment on TC-18-20 (Quasi-judicial hearings)
  • Take the survey on Proposed Floodplain Regulations by January 31
  • Take the survey on Crabtree Creek Trail Improvements at Lassiter Mill Road by December 31
  • Take the Dix Edge Visioning Study

City Calendar — NOTE — this covers two weeks due to holidays

  • 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.

Friday, December 18

  • 8am — Special Raleigh Historic Development Commission Certificate of Appropriateness Committee, View on RTN11, on the City’s website  or at the City’s Youtube channel. Agenda includes
    • COA-0169-2020: 715 S BOYLAN AVENUE
    • COA-0174-2020: 713 OBERLIN ROAD
    • COA-0179-2020: 330 E DAVIE STREET
    • SUB-0046-2020: N BLOODWORTH STREET

Saturday, December 19

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

Monday, December 21

  • 5pm — BPAC (Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission) Planning Committee, agenda includes Review of Process Linkage from BikeRaleigh Plan through Development Review, to participate, please contact Paul Black at Paul.Black@raleighnc.gov
  • 6pm — BPAC (Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission) , click to view, agenda includes
    • Greenway Master Plan Update
    • Pedestrian Update

Thursday, December 24 — HOLIDAY

Friday, December 25 — HOLIDAY

Monday, December 28 — HOLIDAY

Tuesday, December 29

  • 4:30pm — Public Art & Design Board, the public can join the meeting online via Zoom or via phone at 1-646-558-8656, Webinar ID: 980 3271 2119

Friday, January 1, 2021 — HOLIDAY

  • Sign up by 5pm, Friday, January 1 to speak during the public comment period at the January 5 special City Council meeting
  • Sign up by 5pm, Friday, January 1 to speak during a public hearing at the January 5 special City Council meeting

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News You Can Use

  • Five Easy Tips to Keep Leaves out of Storm Drains
  • The City of Raleigh Community Enhancement Grant Request for Proposals (RFP) for the program year beginning July 1, 2021 is now available on the City’s website. Only applications from nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation from the federal Internal Review Service (IRS) will be reviewed.

    Applications are due Friday, January 8, 2021. Interested applicants must attend one of two mandatory virtual Pre-proposal Workshops to be held online December 2, 2020 and December 4, 2020. If you have questions, or to obtain a copy of the application form, budget form, or score card, please contact John Niffenegger in the Housing and Neighborhoods Department. He may also be reached at 919-996-6961.

  • The 2021-2022 Human Services Agency Funding Application is available! The City of Raleigh annually awards Human Services Agency Funding to local nonprofit agencies who provide direct services to the elderly, youth, differently- abled, substance users, and those who are homeless. Proposed programs and projects must benefit low- income persons and households residing in Raleigh. Agencies must be headquartered in Raleigh.  Funds are awarded through a competitive review process. View the FY22 Human Services Agency Funding Application & Instructions.Completed applications must be received by the Office Equity and Inclusion no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2020
  • City Manager’s Weekly Report

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Please stay safe and follow official government guidelines during this public health crisis.

Your best sources of reliable information during the COVID-19 public health crisis are official government websites.

COVID-19 information from Wake County

COVID-19 information from the City of Raleigh

Resources for people experiencing homelessness or a housing crisis 

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