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Council Roundup: Councilors Disagree on Sign Task Force Role

The Mecca restaurant sign downtown.

City Councilors this week disagreed on the scope of work for the newly formed sign task force. Councilors also asked that the city attorney’s office fight a state ordinance that would take away the city’s ability to regulate trees and approved the eighth design contract amendment for Forest Ridge Park, a two-hour parking restriction on Seaboard Station Drive and more road races. Continue Reading →

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Roundup: Sanitary Sewer Overhaul to Affect Residents


During their first work session, Raleigh City Councilors Tuesday received a preview of the second phase of improvements to the Crabtree Creek sanitary sewer system. In other business, Councilors approved the city’s involvement in an open data pilot program and more road races for the year. Continue Reading →

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Council Roundup: One Day, One Neighborhood, Two Road Races

Raleigh's Road Races have been the source of much contention lately

Council roundup: The policy debate about road races continues after City Councilors this week approved two races in the same neighborhood for a Sunday in May. Councilors also approved the agenda for their retreat next week in Wilmington and are getting ready to kick off public meetings to revise the rules for historic districts. Continue Reading →

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Council Roundup: Public Input for Historic Guidelines, Part of Charter Square Sold

516 Euclid St.

Updates from this week's City Council meeting: Historic development staff wants public input on the guidelines used by the Raleigh Historic District Commission. City Councilors also approved the sale of a portion of the Charter Square site, road races and rezonings. Continue Reading →

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Council Roundup: Food Distribution Center Approved

Moore Square. Photo by Leo Suarez.

Councilors Tuesday approved a new, but temporary, food distribution facility downtown for Raleigh’s homeless. They also approved a loan for an affordable housing development and made new committee assignments. Councilors also set public hearings for three rezoning cases and approved road races for the early part of the winter. Continue Reading →

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