Archive for October, 2010

September 2010 East CAC meeting draft minutes

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

East CAC Meeting Minutes Summary
September 2010
Submitted by Secretary Sue Sturgis

The East Citizens Advisory Council held its monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 20 at the Lions Park Community Center. There were about 45 people in attendance, with about 10 attending for the first time. The meeting was recorded, with video available at

The meeting opened with success reports, which included East Raleigh Community Day on Aug. 14, the first meeting of the Lockwood Neighborhood Watch on Aug. 17, and the Raleigh Neighborhood Exchange on Sept. 17. To join the Lockwood neighborhood watch e-mail list, visit

Henry Ward, property manager for the Food Lion shopping center, is interested in hearing from local residents about changes they would like to see there so merchants can better serve the neighborhood’s needs. The Raleigh Police Department opened its new office at the Food Lion shopping center in August.

East CAC meets Monday, Oct 18th

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

The East CAC will meet Monday, October 18th at 7 PM at Lions Park Community Center, 516 Dennis Avenue.

On our agenda is Mr. Marc Newman of St. Augustine’s College, who will be speaking about St. Aug’s redevelopment efforts in our area. We’ll also hear from the CASA program’s work to get folks back on their feet. Finally, we’ll hear about the Raleigh Digital Connectors program, helping SE Raleigh communities bridge the “digital divide.”

We’ll also have East CAC refrigerator magnets to pass out.

The full agenda is below. It should be an engaging meeting.

See you Monday, October 18th!