CHARLOTTE – The city’s Budget and Evaluation Office is considering increasing development service fees – among other avenues – to help relieve a $21.7 million budget deficit it’s facing for 2016. The deficit is a result of two factors: an ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Transparency and collaboration, streamlined online services, and improved customer service could go a long way toward improving the city’s and Mecklenburg County’s building development processes, according to a final report commissioned by the city and county. Gartner Inc., ...Read More »
WESLEY CHAPEL – Donut holes. That’s how residents at a town meeting Monday night described parcels of land that could be de-annexed from the village if a local bill filed by state Sen. Tommy Tucker passes. Mayor Brad Horvath called ...Read More »
The N.C. House has passed a bill limiting the ability of neighborhood residents to protest against proposed developments in the area. The legislation would eliminate a rule stating that if a sufficient number of parties protest a rezoning petition, three ...Read More »
Carolinas Associated General Contractors has launched a series of training seminars in order to prepare its members for upcoming National Labor Relations Board rule changes aimed at reducing the time it takes to complete the union certification process. The NLRB ...
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A ruling from a federal judge last week granting summary judgment to two conservation groups in their lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration could potentially dead-end the proposed $900-million Garden Parkway toll road project. ...Read More »
MARVIN – The Village Council and members of its Planning Board spent several hours Saturday discussing its process for reviewing commercial development proposals, as it begins tackling another application following criticism from an unsuccessful developer that the process was unfair. ...Read More »