The Charlotte City Council will continue to accept public comments on a plan for Independence Boulevard until a council meeting at 7 p.m. April 11. Some residents requested that the public comment period remain open, while others wanted a decision ...Read More »
Government and Politics
A Madison Park resident spoke out Monday against a sidewalk proposed for his neighborhood, saying it would require the city to encroach onto one-third of his yard. Despite the objections of Benjamin Vandiver, the City Council unanimously approved the construction of ...
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It was a cautionary victory for Charlotte’s cabbies. On Monday, the City Council decided to defer a vote on a proposal that would reduce the number drivers and taxicab companies that service Charlotte/Douglas International Airport from 12 to three. But ...
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The Charlotte City Council approved a new policy Monday to spread affordable housing throughout the city. But not all council members backed the plan, and Mayor Anthony Foxx raised his own concerns. An advisory council made of residents, housing officials ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s new slice of money from the federal government to improve Piedmont passenger train service could be pushed back under legislation being considered by state lawmakers. The House Transportation Committee scheduled debate today on a measure that ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council is expected to decide whether to launch a pilot program to test high-tech water-watering equipment in two neighborhoods. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities will ask the City Council Monday to approve the testing of the equipment, which a CMU press ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County today tried to clear up the confusion surrounding second revaluation notices sent to thousands of homeowners. The county said about 5,000 homeowners have received two notices, which stem from adjustments the assessor’s office made to their homes’ values ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The latest effort to limit distracted drivers mashing down cell phone buttons or checking smartphone screens may split the top leaders in the North Carolina Legislature. A House judiciary committee scheduled debate today on a measure that would ...Read More »
Some neighbors are fighting the construction of another multiuse building being proposed for the site of Piedmont Town Center in SouthPark, saying it will take away from a wooded area and increase traffic and crime. But the site’s developer, Charlotte-based ...Read More »