By next summer, with the 2012 Democratic National Convention around the corner, Jim Bartl and his staff at the Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Office are likely going to have their hands full. They could be flooded with permits as contractors ...Read More »
Government and Politics
The Iredell County Board of Commissioners last week approved Charlotte-based Crescent Resources’ request to relinquish zoning and subdivision jurisdiction for about 88 acres to the town of Mooresville. The Brawley School Road site is slated for residential development. Joey Raczkowski, ...Read More »
Residents of Concord and Kannapolis are thirsty for more water, and the nearby town of Albemarle is ready to sell it to them across the Stanly County/Cabarrus County line. No bids have been announced for the project yet, but work ...Read More »
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 »
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 »