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Re: “A divisive street-improvement plan raises questions about Raleigh’s citizen-petition process

UPDATE: The City's hired engineering consultant has proposed a reduced setback on Lorimer Road. This will help preserve the character of the street, which was established in the 1950s. But the City is pushing back, wanting instead to impose the present-day standard for new developmenta 6' setback instead of the proposed 3.5' setbackhere. Why? "Because we can." And this, despite near-unanimous resident requests for a reduction in the project's impact here. So much for "neighborhood preservation." A dismaying development in the City of Oaks....

Posted by David Simonton on 11/20/2017 at 3:19 PM

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