After three years, North and South Carolina have reached an agreement regarding the use of water in the Catawba-Wateree River Basin. The Bi-State Catawba-Wateree River Basin Advisory Commission, enacted after South Carolina became worried about water supply and sued North ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Charlotte City Councilman Andy Dulin, a Republican representing District 6, said he is upset over the location of projects financed by the bonds package approved by voters Nov. 2, saying none are in south Charlotte. Responding to a map presented ...Read More »
After receiving a letter from Mayor Anthony Foxx’s office Sept. 13, signed, to the best of his knowledge, by Foxx himself, Eric Dudley thought it was all settled. He was the new chairman of the Business Advisory Committee. But three ...
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Just follow the money. Do that, Cornelius Mayor Jeff Tarte says, and you’ll find out why people in the unincorporated areas of Cornelius aren’t getting the police protection for which they pay. “It’s politics at its ultimate,” he said. “The ...
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The Charlotte City Council tonight will discuss proposed changes to the city’s housing locational policy under which new subsidized multifamily rental units will be prohibited within certain neighborhoods. If approved, the units would be illegal in neighborhood statistical areas labeled “transitioning” or “challenged.” ...
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The ReVenture Park Advisory Council met today to hear from a North Carolina businessman involved in research and development of the type of technology that is likely to be used in the proposed 30-megawatt renewable-energy biomass power plant planned for western Mecklenburg ...Read More »
Shannon Binns’ message isn’t new, but he’s hoping how he delivers it and who helps him will make people take notice. But first he has to get the Charlotte community, particularly the business community, to financially back his vision, a ...
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A consolidation between some city and county departments may be in the near future and it could help the school system, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx said today. Consolidation of certain departments, including permitting and government communications, between the city and ...
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At Monday’s Charlotte City Council Meeting, the city’s Neighborhood and Business Services Department will present the council with revisions to the Housing Locational Policy. The revisions were based on concerns, such as exemptions for special needs populations like the elderly ...Read More »
The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners received a report Wednesday by Hyong Yi, the county’s budget director, on the neighborhoods that may have closed schools as well as recreation centers and libraries that are shuttered or have reduced hours. According ...Read More »