Citizen meetings set for Raleigh's downtown plan

Posted May 30, 2008

— Citizens have a chance to influence the future of downtown Raleigh in two public meetings coming up in June.

Seats are limited, so interested parties must to reserve a place in either the June 4 or June 11 forum by e-mailing by Friday.

Meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Raleigh Urban Design Center, 133 Fayetteville Street at the Hargett Street intersection.

Participants will brainstorm a vision for downtown Raleigh and come up with a list of concerns about the city's future to be shared with city leaders.

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  • colliedave May 30, 2008

    Why do seats need to be limited? Can't they find a place large enough to handle the expected turnout? Do they really want to hear what the citizens have to say about this issue? Does anyone really want to have to go downtown and put up with the homeless and the parking hassles?