Council members, from left, David Cox, Russ Stephenson, Corey Branch, Kay Crowder, Mayor Nancy McFarlane, Bonner Gaylord, Dickie Thompson and Mary-Ann Baldwin watch a presentation as the Raleigh City Council meets in its chambers in downtown Raleigh on Dec. 1, 2015.
Council members, from left, David Cox, Russ Stephenson, Corey Branch, Kay Crowder, Mayor Nancy McFarlane, Bonner Gaylord, Dickie Thompson and Mary-Ann Baldwin watch a presentation as the Raleigh City Council meets in its chambers in downtown Raleigh on Dec. 1, 2015. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Council members, from left, David Cox, Russ Stephenson, Corey Branch, Kay Crowder, Mayor Nancy McFarlane, Bonner Gaylord, Dickie Thompson and Mary-Ann Baldwin watch a presentation as the Raleigh City Council meets in its chambers in downtown Raleigh on Dec. 1, 2015. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

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