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
o Visit the Text Change Engagement Portal at https://publicinput.com/F5368 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 https://raleighnc.gov/projects/content/PWksStormwater/Articles/StormwaterDesignManual.html
o Complete the 2020 Census form: https://my2020census.gov/
o Request an absentee ballot for the 2020 national election: http://msweb03.co.wake.nc.us/bordelec/downloads/9forms/9formslist/AbsenteeRequestForm.pdf
Check out Livable Raleigh’s latest blog posts
o Forecast for District D appointment by Council: Clear through the weekend, Stormie Forte on Tuesday https://livableraleigh.com/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 https://livableraleigh.com/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 https://livableraleigh.com/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? https://livableraleigh.com/stormie-forte-gets-district-d-seat-no-surprise-what-will-she-do-about-john-kanes-massive-upzoning-bid/
o Delivering for Barnhill
Virtual meetings are broadcast live on RTN11, on the City’s website at https://raleighnc.gov/services/communication-and-outreach/rtn-channel-11-and-video-services, or at the City’s Youtube channel at https://raleighnc.gov/services/communication-and-outreach/watch-city-council-and-select-meetings-live#paragraph--260826
o To participate in some meetings, you must sign up in advance.
o Check www.raleighnc.gov 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to participate)
o 6pm – Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (contact email@example.com to participate)
Tuesday, July 21
o 7:45am – Raleigh Historic Development Commission – Virtual, agenda includes
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 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: http://www.wakegov.com/covid19/Pages/default.aspx
COVID-19 information from the City of Raleigh: https://raleighnc.gov/news/covid-19-information
Resources for people experiencing homelessness or a housing crisis: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NCRALEIGH/bulletins/2821263
Link to City Manager’s Weekly Report: https://raleighnc.gov/services/government/city-managers-weekly-report