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Mordecai Community Action Coalition

Mordecai CAC

The KEY to Strong Community


Next regular MCAC Meeting: Tuesday, May 10, 7:30pm online

Register in advance for this meeting

Agenda:

  • Welcome/Announcements/Approve April minutes -Dana Deaton/committee chairs -10minutes

  • Police Report - Officer Smith -5

  • Placemaking in our Community - Tina Govan -15

  • City of Raleigh Zoning Process Overview -5

  • Clover Lane Rezoning Update- Toby Coleman -15

  • Logan's Rezoning Update - Dana Deaton - 5

  • Courtland Drive Rezoning Update- Sean Farres - 5

  • Any remaining time: Summer Events Reminders

Clover Lane Rezoning:

75 people attended the first public meeting about the Clover Lane Rezoning, which was held on April 28. There will be another meeting on May 9 at 6pm at Mordecai Historic Park Visitor Center. After that, attorney Toby Coleman will be speaking at the May 10 MCAC online meeting. Learn more about this proposed project. We've also started a discussion channel about this on the MCAC leadership group. The MCAC will reach out to the developers, invite them to speak at upcoming meetings, and help facilitate community conversations about this possible rezoning.

Join us on Slack:

The CAC Leadership group is open and welcomes any resident of the Mordecai Community. Email chair@mordecaicac.org for info or join our Slack Workspace.


May MCAC Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/eed3021f9891/may2022


April MCAC Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/562926829a00/april2022


VOLUNTEER
with the Mordecai CAC- make your community a better place!

      • Co-Chair Needed NOW!

      • Monthly Newsletter Editor

      • Zoning Chair

If you are interested or know of a neighbor that would be good for these jobs, we'd love to talk to you.

The Mordecai CAC is the Mordecai Community Action Coalition. We are a coalition of multiple neighborhoods working together to provide ways for citizens to share information, meet each other, and take action in our community. Neighborhoods include: Pilot Mill, Oakdale, Mordecai, East Mordecai, North Person/Blount, Cotton Mill, Capitol Park, and 1/2 of Oakwood.

Please contact Merrilee Jacobson at chair@mordecaicac.org or via messenger ASAP.

Join us!

The Mordecai CAC meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September-June.

Upcoming MCAC events:

The CAC Leadership team is open and welcomes any resident of the Mordecai Community. We'd love to have more neighbors get involved. Email chair@mordecaicac.org for info or join our Slack Workspace.

MCAC Newsletters here.

For more information about the efforts to save the historic Seaboard Train Station, email savethestation@mordecaicac.org.

There is also a new email list for the group. Visit https://groups.google.com/g/saveseaboard to join.

Learn more about this newly formed preservation group and the Seaboard Station development here.

The MHPC was formed in May 2021 to explore city tools for making redevelopment in Mordecai more balanced and predictable.

Contact us/get involved: mhpc@mordecaicac.org

#NorthPerson Street

The Person Street Partnership was created to build momentum for our MCAC community business district along North Person Street. Follow the PSP Instagram or Facebook page! Please use the hashtag #NorthPerson to help promote our great neighborhood businesses.

Person Street Partnership Facebook Page

Mordecai CAC -
The KEY to Strong Community

News from the Mordecai Community Action Coalition: The Mordecai CAC is moving forward after our February 2020 separation from the City of Raleigh CAC structure. We have reorganized and we have a new name, the Mordecai Community Action Coalition. We are still an active member of the RCAC organization, too.

Neighbors, we hope you'll get involved. Feel free to email co-chairs Dana Deaton and Merrilee Jacobson at chair@mordecaicac.org if you would like to share your opinions with us or join the leadership team. All neighbors are welcome!


2022 Meetings and links:

APRIL: Thanks to everyone who joined us on Tuesday, April 12 for our first "Community Connect" meeting. We met at Emmaus at Pilot Mill,1012 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC. This building was known to our community as Pilot Baptist Church for many years. We learned about this beautiful historic property and heard how the new Emmaus congregation has preserved it and is using it. Thank you to the church members for hosting and providing yummy treats from Yellow Dog!

MARCH: We met with the new City of Raleigh Community Engagement Director Tiesha Hinton.

  • Read our March Newsletter for the agenda, more information and links here.

FEBRUARY: Train Station Meeting: In February we heard about the redevelopment and rezoning plans for 707 Semart Drive Zoning, Z-5-22 (Logan's Garden Shop).

JANUARY: Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin met with us on January 8 Video Here

The Mordecai Community includes several downtown Raleigh neighborhoods, including Mordecai, Oakdale, Pilot Mill, and East Mordecai.

More information

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month, September-June, from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Currently we are meeting on Zoom.

Agendas/minutes/links are emailed in our newsletter.

Meet your neighbors at one of our social events. We hope to be able to have our holiday social, annual picnic, 4th of July Parade and more next year.

Events Calendar

The MCAC has multiple communication channels available to residents regarding neighborhoods, parks, zoning, crime, local businesses and other community announcements.

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For over 40 years, the MCAC has provided ways for citizens to share important announcements, meet neighbors, and learn about interesting community services and programs.We hope that residents from all parts of our community will get involved as we move forward!