Because of the risks to the public that would arise from continued in person meetings, the City is converting City Council meetings to a remote electronic format for the duration of the State of Emergency. Our first electronic meeting is Tuesday, April 7, 2020.  Agenda here.   If you want to speak during the public hearing please sign up here.  The deadline to request to speak is Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.   You

Stay-at-home order

Posted on March 26, 2020

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The City of Raleigh has joined Wake County in issuing a “stay-at-home” proclamation to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The stay-at-home order takes effect Friday, March 27 at 5 p.m. I know you will have many questions. The county has set up a dedicated phone line to address specific questions about the stay-at-home order: 919-856-7420. You can also find more information at: wakegov.com/covid19 and https://raleighnc.gov/news/covid-19-information Some commonly asked questions/concerns:   You CAN: – Go
This is not the meeting summary I had expected to write, but we are experiencing difficult, unique, and rapidly-changing times. I am certain that if we work together we will emerge stronger. We addressed some brief, regular business at our meeting today, and the remainder of the meeting we addressed issues related to the city’s response to COVID-19. I will start with the regular business summary:   1. We approved a new route for the
90 days at the table! I still feel so lucky each meeting for the privilege to represent this city, thank you. Below is a summary of our most recent council meeting, followed by a brief highlight of what we have accomplished in these first 3 months: 1. At the meeting this week we approved the purchase and installation of new GoRaleigh Bus Shelters. The city initiated a design competition for new shelters in 2016, a
Yesterday we had the work session I previously requested on greenways as transportation corridors, and we had an afternoon council session. Below are some pertinent updates:   1) During the greenways as transportation corridors work session we learned that our greenway system was created in 1976 with an emphasis on recreation. The last update to our greenway masterplan was several decades ago. We currently have 117 miles of greenway trails, and staff is in the