Find Ways to Participate in City Government
We want to hear from you. Engage Raleigh is the City’s online engagement platform. Learn about active city projects and share your feedback. Online feedback is a simple way to provide meaningful feedback that staff uses to inform leadership of public desires. Current Engagement Opportunities.
Many recommendations and decisions are formed through Boards and Commissions. You can attend a meeting and provide public comment, or you can apply to be a Board or Commission member.
The Raleigh City Council provides a “Public Comment” portion at each bi-monthly Council meeting. The meetings are held every first and third Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. You must sign up in advance to speak.
Sign up for email or text notifications on topics of interest to you. You will be notified about engagement opportunities, project updates, crime alerts, park events, and more delivered right to your phone or computer.
You can find out about upcoming community engagement events through our social channels.
Other Ways to Participate
Attend the Raleigh Neighborhood College where students get an inside look at the services and programs offered by the City of Raleigh and Wake County. Many graduates serve as a resource for their neighbors or go on to become leaders in local neighborhood organizations and government boards and commissions.
Volunteer Raleigh connects people to volunteer opportunities within City departments, City-funded agencies and organizations that provide services to enhance the quality of life for our neighborhoods and communities.
Participate in local elections. This is an important way to ensure your council person represents your desires for the community in which you live.