Friday, September 14, 2007

Zoning Hearing

Tuesday, September 18, 6:30 pm
The Public Hearing, a joint meeting of Raleigh City Council & Planning Commission, begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, in City Council Chambers, Room 201, Municipal Building, 222 West Hargett St. Our case, Z-31-07, is 2nd on the agenda, & we are advised to arrive by 6:30 p.m. Please join us if you can & spread the word to neighbors.

In addition, your letter, e-mail, or call to City Council & Planning Commission members before or soon after September 18th. Contact information is on our website, and also this forum.

In the News

September 15, 2007

Headline Saturday WRAL-TV – focus on teardowns
Join WRAL's David Crabtree and Melanie Sill, the executive editor at the News & Observer, every week for in-depth discussion and analysis of the week's top headlines.

Headline Saturday also features a weekly preview of the Q Section discussion in the Sunday edition of the News & Observer.

Headline Saturday airs Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on WRAL.

This weeks guests will include Myrick Howard of Preservation NC, former Planning Commissioner Jim Baker, and Sarah Lindenfeld Hall from the N&O.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

MEETING: Five Points CAC

Below is a link to an announcement / newsletter for the upcoming Five
Points CAC meeting on Wednesday, September 12, at 7:30 PM.

You can now view some preliminary maps for the 2008 property revaluation on the Five Points CAC Web site. Once again the Five Points area will see the largest increases in the County.

(you may need to cut & paste some of these links)

If you have questions questions, contact CAC leader Philip W Poe:
(919)832-6777 voice
(919)832-6775 fax

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Important dates: rezoning proposal for Fallon Park

Timeline for proposed rezoning:
  • 6-15-07 - Rezoning petition filed
  • 7-2-07 - Letters about the rezoning mailed by SCALE to all subject and adjacent property owners.
  • 9-12-07 - 5 Points CAC meeting presentation, discussion, and vote on rezoning case.
  • 9-18-07 - Joint public hearing of City Council and the Planning Commission in City Council Chambers. Owners of subject and adjacent properties (within 100 yards of rezone area) get a notice from the City before the hearing.
  • 9-25-07 - Earliest date the Planning Commission will make a recommendation.
  • 10-2-07 - Earliest date the City Council will vote.

Sunday, September 2, 2007

Latta House Foundation to Appear Before City Council

(It's Time To Get Some Clarity)

Date: Wednesday, September 5th

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Municipal Building (Room 207) 222 West Hargett Street Raleigh, NC 27601

Contact: Judy Guest (919) 841-0953
*Please Identify yourself as you join us.
We will have on YELLOW Latta House badges.

The LHF's Revised Mission Statement
As a steward to the community; we will serve as a vessel to promote the history of the Latta School, its founder and other historic facets of Oberlin Village. These offerings will be rendered through educational and cultural opportunities for all.

for more information about the Latta House Foundation,