An underground parking facility and condos once planned for the Bailey’s Glen subdivision in Cornelius have been tossed aside. Last week, the Cornelius Board of Commissioners unanimously approved changes to a development plan for 9.96 acres in the western portion ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Property taxes could drop in Cabarrus County. Last week, the county’s tax administration office made a proposal to county commissioners to lower the base rate for assessing the value of single-family homes from $70 to $68 for the 2012 county ...Read More »
In late 2007, the Democratic National Convention awarded Alvarado Construction the contract to lead the construction team for the 2008 DNC in Denver. It was a $13 million job that involved readying the Pepsi Center for the event that following ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department will start developing a plan for the Park and Woodlawn roads area this fall. City planner Alberto Gonzalez told the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission that the plan would include land between Dilworth and Tyvola Road along Park ...Read More »
Age: 59 Lives in: Plaza Midwood Family: wife, Susan; stepson, Tracy Russ, 42 Education: bachelor’s degree in political science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Bill Coxe had been Mecklenburg County’s transportation planner for 19 years when the culmination of ...
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The bid submitted in September by Charlotte-based Edifice General Contractors for a project at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport was in two volumes, each about 3 inches thick. The drawings alone for the parking deck project weighed 115 pounds, said Max Venuti, ...
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee has voted to recommend to the City Council that it adopt the first phase of residential design standards for single-family homes. The commission voted in favor of the recommendation in a 4-2 vote Wednesday. ...Read More »
With Interstate 77 becoming more overwhelmed, the Lynx Red Line should be built. That’s according to Jennifer Roberts, chairwoman of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners. “The north commuter Red Line will go through three northern Mecklenburg towns into Iredell ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones wants to see vacant county-owned facilities put back in use. To that end, Jones has sent a newsletter to the county’s Board of Commissioners explaining the county’s new leasing process, which includes notifying potential tenants ...
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Charlotte-based Ferebee Corp. has been awarded two North Carolina Department of Transportation contracts totaling $13.8 million to improve about 50 miles of roads in Mecklenburg County. The work includes a $7.8 million contract for resurfacing and shoulder construction over 25.8 ...Read More »