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Annexation public hearing moved to larger room

Staff report
The public hearing on annexation in Raleigh has been moved to a larger room to accommodate the large crowd expected to attend.
The hearing at 5 p.m. Wednesday will still be in the Legislative Office Building, but is now set for the third floor auditorium. It was previously scheduled to take place in a room on the sixth floor.
Rep. Bruce Goforth and Rep. Paul Luebke are co-chairmen of the House Select Committee on Municipal Annexation, which is considering making recommendations for changes in the state’s annexation laws.
Rep. Fred Steen, of Landis, a member of the committee, has provided directions for area residents wanting to attend the hearing.
The meeting will be in Level 6 of the Legislative Office Building, which is located at the corner of 300 N. Salisbury Street and Lane Street.
Here are the directions: Take Interstate 85 north, then Interstate 40 east to Raleigh; keep right to take the Raleigh-Chapel Hill Expressway, which becomes Wade Avenue, for 2.6 miles; take the Glenwood Avenue ramp for .1 mile; turn right onto Glenwood Ave., go .6 mile; turn left onto West Peace St., go .5 mile; turn right on North Salisbury Street, travel .3 mile.Visitor parking is across from the Legislative Office Building in the parking deck.
Steen advises against parking around the building or without a permit. Cars will be towed.
More parking options are available on Jones Street, a block east of the Legislative Building.

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