City Council Agenda Preview Archive
The City Council Agenda Preview is intended as an in-depth look at what’s coming up for discussion in the next Council session.
The format follows the agenda items in the order in which they will be presented to Council, although we group the items from the Consent Agenda section in a slightly different way.
June 21, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
Councilors this week will hear a proposed fee structure for the facilities at Dix Park, learn about plans for two new dog parks and vote on whether to approve a controversial rezoning case that would allow a Christian Pregnancy Center to move in next door to the Preferred Women’s Health Center on Jones Franklin Road.
June 7, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
A glance at Council’s agenda for this week almost reads like a greatest hits of some of the City’s most contentious and talked about issues: Amplified outdoor noise permits! Sidewalk dining! Affordable housing! Airbnb rentals! A crucial change of conjunctions in the Unified Development Ordinance!
May 17, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
Council has a number of items on its plate for Tuesday, including an affordable housing project, a rezoning case for a pregnancy clinic and a change in the parking requirements for downtown Raleigh hotels.
May 3, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
City Council will have an extremely busy pair of sessions this week, as they will tackle a number of contract authorizations, amendments and renewals in the afternoon session and a dozen Public Hearings, alongside seven citizen petitions, at the evening session.
April 19, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
A number of public hearings have been scheduled for the 1 p.m. regular session for the April 19 Council meeting, including an affordable housing rezoning case and an update on the City’s Municipal Service Districts.
April 5, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
While the most interesting thing on the agenda for this week’s 1 p.m. City Council meeting is a report from the waste reduction task force, the evening meeting is jam-packed with a total of ten citizen petitions and eight public hearings.
March 15, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
We take a look at issues ranging from a design contract for a set of new firehouses, a newly established no-parking zone, a student housing project near NC State’s Centennial Campus, and the possibility of allowing Food Trucks in certain public right-of-ways.
February 16, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
We take a look at Raleigh’s proposed BikeShare program, the sale of some excess trucks and a handful of rezoning cases.
February 2, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
We take a look at some contract awards, some rezoning cases and a big change to street parking on Martin between Blount and Person.
January 19, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
We take a look at some contract awards, some rezoning cases and payouts to the school system from Raleigh’s Safelight program.
January 5, 2016 City Council Agenda Preview
We take a look at some contract awards, a set of rezoning cases and some planned revisions to the city’s dangerous dog ordinance.