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 »
Government and Politics
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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The Mecklenburg Times has posted photos from today’s press conference, held in Charlotte, about the Democratic National Convention announcement. To view the photos, click here.Read More »
Projected economic impact aside, the 2012 Democratic National Convention is, at the end of the day, a political event. And while the Democratic mayor of Charlotte and governor of North Carolina are rejoicing, some Republicans are, perhaps not surprisingly, more ...Read More »