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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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County’s budget battle heads into homestretch (access required)

Mecklenburg County’s 2011 property tax revaluation could result in the county raking in an extra $70 million in revenue for its fiscal 2012 budget. For some county commissioners, the money is already burning a hole in their pockets, and they’ve ...

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Will the Charlotte Knights be victors in their crusade for an uptown stadium? (access required)

The Charlotte Knights have slain the lawsuit dragon delaying their new stadium in uptown. Now, the Triple-A ball club must convince some skeptical Mecklenburg County commissioners that the project is still a good use of the land. In their pitch, ...

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Controversial Independence Boulevard plan wins City Council approval

The controversial Independence Boulevard area plan passed unanimously during a Charlotte City Council meeting Monday. Among other things, transit has been a source of debate over the plan. The transit plan created by the Metropolitan Transit Commission includes bus rapid transit ...

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Not much demand for city revolving-loan program (access required)

A city program that is supposed to provide funding to developers in order to help turn around distressed and forgotten-about areas has itself become neglected. It might seem odd considering that it’s not easy today for developers to get project ...

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