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Our media kit provides information about the City of Raleigh, City Council, city leadership, our demographics, accolades, and more. The news media will also find details about media requests, public records, social media, and live streaming of City Council, as well as, other committee meetings. 

If you have additional questions about the city, or seek more information, please contact our Public Information Officer, Julia Milstead, by calling our Communications Department at 919-996-3100.

About Raleigh

The City of Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, home to several colleges and universities, with a vibrant performing arts community. Fueled by an impressive mix of education, ingenuity and collaboration, North Carolina's capital city has become an internationally recognized leader in life science and technology innovation.

Raleigh Demographics 

The Greek roots of the word demographics translate to “measurement of people”. This simple idea is a crucial part of effective governance at all scales and especially for the City of Raleigh. It has come to include a range of topics like age, race, employment, household size, and marital status. Elected officials and city staff must understand national and regional trends as well as characteristics unique to Raleigh in order to maintain the quality of life that citizens enjoy.

View Raleigh Demographics

Raleigh Accolades 

Raleigh ranks among the best places to live, work, and play. We have an extensive list of recognitions Raleigh has received throughout the years.

View Raleigh Accolades

Open Raleigh (Open Data) 

The City of Raleigh is a partner in the open government community and strives to become a worldwide model for an open source city. Through the Open Raleigh initiative, the City seeks to develop opportunities for economic development, commerce, increased investment, and civic engagement.

Browse Raleigh's open data portal

City Council Members

The City of Raleigh has an eight-member council. For more information on council meetings and public hearing dates, please visit our Raleigh City Council page.

City Council

Raleigh City Council:

Phone: 919-996-3050

Email Entire Council

Staff Liaisons:

Lou Buonpane

Chief of Council Services

Council Staff

City Manager's Office

The Office of the City Manager is the administrative center of the City of Raleigh organization. In addition to the coordination and oversight of activities of all City Departments, the Office of the City Manager also provides direct staff assistance to City Council members, including the Mayor, and Council committees.

The Office of the City Manager also leads the financial and budget management process for the City and directs the City's efforts to plan for the future. Staff members perform research, suggest public policy development and direction for City Council and evaluate potential public programs.

Contact Information:
919-996-3070 |
Raleigh Municipal Building, 222 W. Hargett St. - 2nd Floor

City Management:
City Manager:
Marchell Adams-David
(appointed in 2021)
Deputy City Manager:
Tansy Hayward 
(appointed in 2021)
Assistant City Manager:
Evan Raleigh
(appointed in 2021)
Assistant City Manager:
Nyki Hill
(appointed in 2022)
Assistant City Manager:
Michael Moore
(appointed in 2022)
Chief of Administrative Services:
Michele Mallette
(appointed in 2021)

For more information on the general function of the City Manager's Office, please visit our City Manager's Office page.

Information for New Residents

Visit our Information for New Residents page, including a short 1.5 minute video! 

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