Voting along party lines Tuesday night, the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners approved a $1.39 billion budget for fiscal 2012. The budget, OK’d in a 5-4 vote, includes a lower property tax rate of 81.66 cents per $100 in valuation from 83.67 cents ...Read More »
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County commissioners added $3 million to sales tax projections during the straw vote process for the fiscal 2012 budget Wednesday night. In the straw vote process, commissioners vote on budget line items, but the votes are nonbinding. The results can be ignored ...Read More »
Despite the red wave that swept the House of Representatives across the country Tuesday, the Democrats on the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners were able to hang on to their majority, losing only one seat. Although all six seats held ...
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A look at happenings in local government Commission votes down immigration proposal The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners on Monday voted down a proposal by Commissioner Bill James to request more information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about how ...
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