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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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Post-construction ordinance changes proposed (access required)

Possible changes to Charlotte’s Post Construction Controls Ordinance will be discussed Monday during a meeting of the city’s environment committee. City staff members have said they would like to remove from the ordinance the duplicative tree-save requirement, which ranges from 10 to ...

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