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Meck property tax bills mailed

Mecklenburg County property owners should begin receiving their property tax bills this week, the county said. This year, the county conducted a revaluation of residential and commercial properties, the first revaluation since 2003. Roughly half of the properties were reappraised ...

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‘Nightclubs’ 
seeking 
variances (access required)

The city of Charlotte’s Zoning Board of Adjustments will hear variance requests from two city businesses being labeled nightclubs during an Aug. 30 meeting. Lava Lounge, 4501 E. Independence Blvd., is seeking to bypass a requirement that it be located ...

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Same place, new cops … maybe (access required)

Some unincorporated parts of Mecklenburg County might have their police coverage come from different municipalities in 2013. During its most recent session, the General Assembly passed legislation to broaden Mecklenburg County’s authority to create law enforcement service districts. The legislation ...

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CMSS might buy flooded properties (access required)

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Stormwater Services is considering buyouts of properties damaged by recent flooding. During flooding Aug. 5, 163 buildings were damaged, a CMSS release says. Most are northwest and west of uptown in the Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek watersheds. Buyouts ...

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