The executive director of the Children’s Theater is hoping the Charlotte City Council provides more time before ending maintenance funding for the theater. Instead of giving the theater with $95,000 a year for three years, Bruce LaRowe asked for $47,500 a year ...Read More »
A city program that is supposed to provide funding to developers in order to help turn around distressed and forgotten-about areas has itself become neglected. It might seem odd considering that it’s not easy today for developers to get project ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council adopted a noise ordinance Monday aimed at appeasing residents without restricting the operations of bars and restaurants. The ordinance would restrict outdoor music to 85 decibels from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and ...
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Forsite Development, the developer for the proposed ReVenture Park project, told Mecklenburg County officials Monday that the company will not be using the Foxhole landfill to dispose of leftover waste or ash. The announcement came as Forsite also said it ...Read More »
The city of Charlotte is expanding its use of Huntsville, Ala.-based Intergraph’s computer-aided dispatching technology to the fire department. In the first year, the city will pay Intergraph $118,012 for the fire department’s use of the service, the city said. That’s on top of ...
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Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones said he sees brighter economic days ahead as he presented a $1.3 billion recommended budget to county commissioners Tuesday night. Property values rose on average by 9.2 percent following this year’s revaluation, bringing the total ...
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Sen. Daniel Clodfelter, a Charlotte Democrat and critic of the city of Charlotte’s proposed design standards for residential construction, has won Senate approval for legislation that would ban regulations that dictate what new homes can look like. Among other things, ...
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The Charlotte City Council decided Monday to hold a new public hearing regarding a rezoning petition filed by 521 Partners LLC for a site plan amendment for a project at Providence Road West and Johnston Road because of changes made ...Read More »
Despite support from neighbors for a 20-acre redevelopment plan for Monroe Road between Idlewild and Conference roads, the city’s zoning staff has recommended denial of a rezoning petition for the project. Roy Goode, of Goode Development Corp. and Goode Properties, ...Read More »
Hometown: Pittsburgh Age: 47 Education: bachelor’s degree in journalism, Ohio University Family: husband, Bill; children, Shealy, 14, Carson, 16 Kim McMillan knows the value of good communication, but she hasn’t spent all her time in the ivory towers of public ...Read More »