Fitch Ratings today rated Rowan County’s $72.7 million general obligation bonds “AA” and said the county’s outlook was “stable.” Fitch said the “stable” outlook was based on: • a stable financial profile, conservative budgeting and sound reserves; • low debt levels; • a ...Read More »
Government and Politics
The Charlotte City Council will hold a public hearing Monday for proposed amendments to its controversial towing ordinance. Residents and businesses have complained about “predatory” towing and excessive fees, leading the City Council to review the city’s rules governing towing. ...Read More »
In a revelation that is angering environmentalists, the state is not required to hold public hearings before it awards an air-quality permit for ReVenture Park’s controversial waste-to-energy plant proposed for western Mecklenburg County. That doesn’t mean there won’t be any ...Read More »
Marcia Teal gets phone calls from clients every time Mecklenburg County conducts its property revaluation. Teal, broker-in-charge of Charlotte-based Dickens-Mitchener and Associates, said that during her 22 years as a real estate agent, property owners have called her as soon ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County officials today said the county will start using “strategic sourcing” to buy goods and services, a move expected to save $6 million to $10 million a year. As part of a contract with Deloitte Consulting, which stands to ...Read More »
As much as Kelly St. Claire, a resident of the Highland Creek neighborhood, is glad that the last leg of the Interstate 485 belt will be completed in the next three years, she still has concerns. With the traffic buildup ...Read More »
The long-awaited Mecklenburg County property revaluation notices have been mailed today to nearly 300,000 property owners, county Assessor Garrett Alexander said. The assessor’s office said the notices reflect the new value of residential properties based on a review of home sales ...
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Charlotte City Councilman David Howard has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ 2011 Community and Economic Development Policy and Advocacy Steering Committee. The committee is in charge of developing NLC federal policy positions in the areas of community and economic ...
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