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Raleigh Police, 911 call center officials meet with neighbors

Friday, January 19th, 2018

The delay in getting Raleigh Police Department officers to the scene of an East Raleigh break-in last month was due to a dispatcher error, Raleigh police and communications officials told neighbors. Representatives from the Raleigh Police Department and the Raleigh-Wake Emergency Communications Center (ECC) met last Thursday with about a dozen neighbors to discuss the incident and recent crime trends.

A call of a break-in, normally the highest priority, was mistakenly coded by a dispatcher as an attempted break-in rather than as in-progress. The call then entered the queue for Raleigh police to be dispatched. Officers arrived at the Plainview Avenue home fifty minutes after the first call arrived.

“We did make a mistake,” ECC Training Manager Angie Shultz told neighbors, apologizing for the error. She and ECC QA Coordinator Chris Walton walked the attendees through the process followed that evening and in general how the ECC works.

East CAC Meets Monday, May 21 @ 7PM

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

The May East CAC meeting is MONDAY – May 21st @ 7pm!

We’ll get reports from Parks and Rec and the police. This month we also have some great guests too – we’ll have CAT here to talk about bus stop issues (among other things), someone from Neighborhood Traffic Management AND Ms. Barbara Lau who is the coordinator for the Pauli Murray Project (, the mural project in Durham! Wow! You don’t want to miss it!

See you next Monday!

*East CAC Meeting AGENDA*
May 21, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.
1. Welcome & Announcements
2. (7:05) – Approval of April 2012 Minutes
3. (7:10) – Neighborhood Reports
4. (7:15) – Parks & Recreation Report
5. (7:20) – Police Report
6. (7:30) – Capital Area Transit (David Eatman, Transit Administrator, City of Raleigh)
7. (7:45) – Neighborhood Traffic Management (Tom Fiorello, City of Raleigh)
8. (8:00) – Barbara Lau, Coordinator for the Pauli Murray project in Durham (Mural Project).
9. (8:30) – Adjournment

East CAC meets – bylaws, elections, and Animal Control!

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

The East CAC will hold its January 2012 meeting Monday at 7 PM at Lions Park Community Center, 516 Dennis Avenue. The meeting will be streamed live on

We’ve got a big meeting ahead! First we’ll adopt our first set of bylaws since 1980, creating co-chair positions instead of chair/vice-chair. We’ll then promptly vote to elect our new CAC leadership. In addition to our usual announcement from parks and police, we’ll have a representative from Animal Control meet with us to discuss ongoing problems with dogs in our community.

How to help the recent fire victims

Friday, December 16th, 2011

As you may have heard, a family living at Raleigh North apartments suffered a fire early Wednesday morning, sending two of the kids to the hospital for extreme smoke inhalation. The family lost all their possessions and are in need of assistance from the community.

Here are the sizes for the children and mom in case there’s anything you can donate. They will be staying with a family member for the time being but may also be looking for affordable housing in the area soon.

If you’re able to help in any way, please contact Michelle (michellegill1981 at hotmail dot com or 919-758-2000) as soon as possible.

Zadeek (18 mos, boy) 2T/3T clothing, shoe size 5W
Tizade (4 1/2, boy) 5T clothing, shoe size 7
Sonia (8, girl) 10/12 clothing, shoe size 7
Yadia (10, girl) 12/14 clothing, shoe size 9 1/2-10
Mom, L-XL 12/14 clothing, 14/16 pants, shoe size 11

East CAC meets Monday

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

The East CAC will hold its November 2011 meeting Monday at 7 PM at Lions Park Community Center, 516 Dennis Avenue. The meeting will be streamed live on

The year has flown by! The holiday season is upon us and its time for our last meeting of the year. After the usual updates, we’ll discuss the St. Augustine’s Stadium committee, followed by a holiday party with food and drinks.

Below is the full agenda. Come out, get informed about your community, and then mingle with the many great neighbors of East Raleigh. Hope to see you there!

Mark Turner
East CAC (more…)

East CAC proposed bylaws

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Below is the latest revision of the draft East CAC bylaws.

Bylaws of the East Citizens Advisory Council

Revised 18 October 2011

Article I. Organization And Purpose

1. Purpose. The East Citizens Advisory Council (East CAC) is a voluntary organization of citizens whose purpose is to advise the Raleigh City Council on the needs of the citizens of its area and to assist in developing, evaluating, and implementing solutions to the wide range of problems affecting the Raleigh metropolitan area. The East CAC may solicit information from its communities and from appropriate agencies, institutions, or individuals, and may communicate its views on relevant matters to other governmental or private agencies, institutions, or officials.

2. Boundaries. The East CAC shall include the area bounded by Poole Road, to New Bern Avenue, then from Raleigh Boulevard to Glascock Street, Brookside Drive and Atlantic Avenue to Crabtree Creek and along Crabtree Creek to Poole Road or as designated by the City of Raleigh.

3. Membership. The membership of the East CAC consists of all persons aged 18 or older and residing within the area described above.

4. Voting. Decisions of the East CAC will be by majority vote of the members present.


Candidate forum at St. Augustine’s

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Meet the Candidate Forum
When: Monday, October 3, 2011
Time: 1:30 PM
Where: Seby Jones Auditorium
Saint Augustine’s College

Mark your calendar and plan to attend this event where you will hear candidates for the District C Council Seat and the Raleigh Mayoral Race.

East CAC bylaws

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Below are the latest East CAC bylaws, dating from 1980. A Bylaws Committee is being formed now to bring these bylaws up to date. If you’d like to serve on this ad hoc committee, send an email to cac-chair at eastraleigh dot org and we’ll get started. Thanks!





East CAC meets Monday

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

The East CAC will hold its September 2011 meeting Monday, September 19th at 7 PM at Lions Park Community Center, 516 Dennis Avenue. The meeting will be streamed live on

Did you know about Raleigh Parks and Recreation’s Adventure program? Learn how to rock climb, kayak, backpack, and other exciting adventures through this fantastic city program. Seth Yearout, Adventure Program Manager, will tell us more.

We were going to hear from Raleigh-Wake CERT this month but unfortunately they had to cancel at the last minute.

We’ll also hear from David Blount about Raleigh’s upcoming transportation bond and what it means for our city. We’ll also get an update on the noisy Enloe HVAC, and neighbor John Seitz will update us on traffic calming efforts along Glascock Street.

Below is the full agenda. Hope to see you there!

Capital Boulevard Open House – Sept. 29th, 2011.

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

Capital Boulevard Corridor Study
Open House and Public Comment Opportunity

Save the date
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011

Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Meymandi Hall and Lobby
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Options for the Corridor
● Roadway
● Transit & High-Speed Rail
● Bicycle/Pedestrian
● Greenway And Stream Restoration
● Economic Development

North Carolina Department of Transportation
● Peace Street Bridge Replacement
● Wade Avenue Bridge Replacement

The City of Raleigh and NCDOT will distribute additional information the first week of September.

Questions: Rotonda McKoy, Rotonda.McKoy at raleighnc dot gov or 919-807-8479. ‘Capital Boulevard.

Download a flier for this meeting here.