The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners’ OK’d an appropriation of up to $75,000 from the county’s contingency fund for their library task force Wednesday. County Manager Harry Jones first requested the funds for the task force at an Oct. 19 ...Read More »
Charlotte’s Passenger Vehicles for Hire Board discussed Tuesday whether any changes should be made to the fare structure for Charlotte taxicabs. Burhan Al-Shaikh, manager of the Passenger Vehicles for Hire Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, said he is surveying ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council’s discussion Monday on an amendment to the city’s 10-year solid-waste plan, which will allow the county to direct all waste collected by the city to ReVenture Park, showed that there’s still a lot of lingering uncertainty ...Read More »
Charlotte City Council members were presented Tuesday with a report that outlines the need for more affordable housing in Mecklenburg County and offers policy recommendations. According to the report, prepared for the Charlotte Housing Authority by the University of North ...Read More »
There are 2,267 inmates in Mecklenburg County. Of those, 281, or 12 percent, on average are receiving mental health services, according to Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Julia Rush. But some say the jail system is falling short of caring ...Read More »
Robb Hudson was frustrated with Mecklenburg County. The North American vice president for Leicestershire, England-based Winbro Group Technologies had hoped the county would take more of an interest in the company when it began shopping this year for a location ...
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For many Charlotte-area parents, Mike Raible is the bad guy. As executive director of planning and project management for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, he’s in charge of the CMS program known as the Case for Continuous Improvement. It’s a nice, positive-sounding name, ...
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The long-term vision for Sustain Charlotte was unveiled today in uptown. Nearly a dozen speakers were at “The Square” at the intersection of Trade and Tryon streets for the event, including Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx and Mecklenburg County Commissioner Jennifer Roberts. Before he ...Read More »
A public hearing about the schedule, standards and rules of the 2011 countywide property revaluation will take place during Wednesday’s meeting of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners. The public will have until Dec. 17 to challenge the validity of ...Read More »
PHOENIX — A subsidiary of Charlotte-based Tree.com that advertised home loans with low initial “teaser rates” without disclosing their risks will pay $1.15 million to Arizona to settle a lawsuit. The state alleged that Irvine, Calif.-based mortgage company Home Loan ...Read More »