Despite not yet having any real authority in the city, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport advisory commission last night gained its last four members. Interim Mayor Patsy Kinsey appointed three members and the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners appointed the final member, finalizing the 13-member oversight board.Read More »
Rental property owners in Pineville will not be required to provide their contact information to the town. Ed Humphries, Pineville’s interim administrator, said that the town council decided to scrap the requirement during its meeting Sept. 10 and that the proposal will not come back.Read More »
The City Council on Monday took care of two business items that have stirred controversy over the past several months, among other issues. Council members were obligated to select four members to the newly formed but they yet-to-be empowered Charlotte Douglas International Airport advisory commission, and did so at Monday’s meeting. The Carolina Panthers also got a boost Monday night – following the team’s Sunday afternoon rout of the New York Giants – when council members voted to approve spending $28 million in public funds to help pay for renovations at Bank of America Stadium.Read More »
In a City Council meeting Monday full of rezonings, one issue rose above the rest when council appeared to oppose an ambitious plan to put an auto mall on about 40 acres in the University Area.Read More »
Nelson Casstevens has run his law firm out of a century-old for nearly 30 years. But the lawyer, looking to hang up his briefcase and throw out his legal pad, has found a buyer interested in his property and appears eager to sell. The buyer just isn’t interested in the house on that property, so Casstevens has filed a certificate to demolish the house.
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No longer are charities or nonprofit companies allowed to place collection boxes randomly across the city of Monroe. These boxes are often seen in parking lots or at churches, and are used to collect donations from the public.Read More »
Action Items is a new Mecklenburg Times feature about government issues, actions and meetings from around the region.Read More »