Northwest CAC October 14, 2014 Meeting Minutes

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Northwest CAC NW Raleigh Police Station October 14, 2014


Residents – 150+; Staff – 5; Presenters – 4 Welcome

Chair, Jay M. Gudeman opening and introduction of staff

Raleigh Police Department Crime Report Officer Cochran provided a brief report. Vehicle theft is up for the month of September and beginning of October. He reminded residents of how to prevent items from being stolen by removing them from cars or not making it visible to robbers.

Park, Recreation and Cultural Resources Alicia Lacombe of Lake Lynn passed out fliers about upcoming events.

Housing and Neighborhoods Department No report presented. Robert Liles and Pam Ring remained at the meeting to answer questions from residents if needed.

Zoning case Z-24-14

Annexation & Rezoning Vote Craig Dean returned for the vote of 3109 Globe Road project. He also gave a brief presentation for those that were not in attendance for last meeting. The vote was 10 yes 3 no, this will be presented to City Council on November 5, 2014.

Zoning Case Z-22-14

(Stonehenge/Creedmoor Road) Attorney Isabel Mattox, along with developers John Sibert and Nick Fugh of 2SL Design Build tried to present some ideas of what type of housing development they’d like to bring to the community. They were met with much resistance from current residents. Issues of concern were additional traffic, storm water drainage, and the architectural design of the new housing development. There will be an upcoming vote at our next meeting.

Group and the Keith Hawkins Development group. Proposal is for a RX5 a mix residential use. Located in Alexander Place (on the north side of US 70, across from Brier Creek) behind Walmart.

Laurel Hills Garden Club:

History and Fall Gardening Tips The Laurel Hills Garden Club is a grass roots community organization, and has been in existence since 1960. Its focus is the beautification of the community, education, conservation of the natural resources, and involvement of youth. Some of its projects are a neighborhood directory, the neighborhood entrance, awarding of the yard of the month, and monthly educational programs. Brenda Cleveland also presented on a number of fall gardening tips.

Clean Energy for Raleigh

Kathryn Reilly from the NC Sierra Club introduced the Clean Energy for Raleigh (CE4R) campaign and presented some highlights of the Clean Energy project. The enrollment period for interested homeowners or businesses is ending on 11-14-2014. For more information on this project see http://www. energy-for-raleigh

Raleigh Parks Bond Referendum

Shawsheen Baker handed out information on the Raleigh Parks Bond referendum that appears on the Nov. 4 ballot. For more information, go rNews/Articles/ParksBondBackOfBallot.html.

New Business/ Old Business

Next NW CAC Meeting will be Wednesday, November 12th.

New Business

Talked about upcoming December meeting with members

Meeting ended at 9:15




Zoning Case Z-30-14

Presentation by Mike Birch of Morningstar Law


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