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Foxx blasts CRVA over report

Mayor Anthony Foxx today said he is not pleased with a Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority report based on a consultant’s review. In April, the CRVA board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for $25,000 after criticism arose over Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association bonuses paid to ...

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Mecklenburg County commissioners adopt $1.39B budget

Voting along party lines Tuesday night, the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners approved a $1.39 billion budget for fiscal 2012. The budget, OK’d in a 5-4 vote, includes a lower property tax rate of 81.66 cents per $100 in valuation from 83.67 cents ...

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Charlotte’s deputy city manager lays out 5-part economic development strategy

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission heard today from Ron Kimble, Charlotte’s deputy city manager, about the city’s strategy for increasing economic development while focusing on sustainable development, tax base expansion and quality job growth. The city breaks down its economic development ...

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission board re-elects Stephen Rosenburgh, Yolanda Johnson

There wasn’t much of a shakeup on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s executive board today after the commissioners decided to keep Stephen Rosenburgh and Yolanda Johnson as chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively. No other commissioners were nominated for the posts during ...

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