Friday, July 17, 2020

City Hall Update -- Week of July 20, 2020

City Hall Update – Week of July 20, 2020

Table of Contents
o   Take Action
o   Livable Raleigh’s latest blog posts
o   City Calendar
o   Covid-19 info

Take Action!!!
o   Visit the Text Change Engagement Portal at and provide comments by July 27 on TC-6-20 (Neighborhood Transition Requirements and Senior Housing) and by July 28 on TC-8-20 (Short Term Rentals)

o   Deadline extended – provide Feedback by July 31 on the first draft of the stormwater design manual at

o   Complete the 2020 Census form:

o   Request an absentee ballot for the 2020 national election:

Check out Livable Raleigh’s latest blog posts

o   Forecast for District D appointment by Council: Clear through the weekend, Stormie Forte on Tuesday

o   Why District D residents want Kay Crowder to represent them again

o   For District D, Council should name the first African-American woman ever: Carmen Wimberley Cauthen

o   Stormie Forte gets District D seat (no surprise); what will she do about John Kane’s massive upzoning bid?

o   Delivering for Barnhill

City Calendar
o   The meetings listed below appear on the City’s Events Calendar at

o   To participate in some meetings, you must sign up in advance.

o   Check for latest calendar updates, agendas, and information on participating in virtual meetings.

Saturday, July 18
o   10 – 11:30am Reversing Global Warming: Introduction to Drawdown. Zoom workshop by Pachamama RTP.  

Monday, July 20
o   5pm – Bicycle Planning Committee (contact to participate)

o   6pm – Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (contact to participate)

Tuesday, July 21
o   7:45am – Raleigh Historic Development Commission – Virtual, agenda includes
o   Rezoning Case: 400, 410 Glenwood Avenue; Z-28-20; (former) Pine State Creamery
o   Subdivisions - none
o   Recombinations - none
o   Right-of-Way Closures - none
o   Demolition by Neglect Cases - none
o   Rezoning Case: 220 E Morgan Street; Z-23-20

o   5:30pm – Arts Commission – Virtual

Wednesday, July 22
o   7pm – RCAC Meeting – Virtual

Thursday, July 23
o   5pm – Certificate of Appropriateness Committee – Virtual, agenda includes
o   COA-0053-2020: 501 S Person Street
o   COA-0056-2020: 709 S Boylan Avenue
o   COA-0058-2020: 107 N East Street
o   COA-0060-2020: 603 Elm Street
o   COA-0081-2020: 308 S Boylan Avenue
o   COA-0085-2020: 401 E Whitaker Mill Road

o   6pm – Parks, Recreation, and Greenway Advisory Board -- Virtual


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: