The Charlotte City Council held rezoning hearings on several issues Monday evening – an event that dragged on for hours and hours. Somewhere around 10 p.m., an alarm sounded at the Government Center, prompting Mayor Dan Clodfelter to ask bleary ...Read More »
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Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter, a country boy educated at Duke University and in the N.C. Legislature, has a way of making observations that are dead-on true – and, better yet, dead funny. The mayor got in another sly one Monday ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council’s Environment Committee voted 3-1 Wednesday to recommend that the full council extend by five years a stormwater mitigation fee program for redevelopment projects across the city. The only member of the committee to object ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The contentious streetcar project, which Mayor Patrick Cannon said has now been in front of four mayors, last night got a boost when the City Council approved spending $12 million to advance the design of the $126 million ...
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CHARLOTTE – Many people left Tuesday’s City Council meeting carrying with them heavy adjectives. Some were disappointed, others were shocked and a few were incensed. The majority of those people were from south Charlotte, and their emotions were brought on ...
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CHARLOTTE – Just about every political leader – a certain Canadian mayor notwithstanding – works to be remembered for fixing issues for their constituents and leaving their jurisdiction a better place. Whether that’s solving the poverty problem, vanquishing corruption or ...
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Three of them have extensive experience in development and construction, and the fourth is, as you will read, a lawyer who sounds as if she knows what she’s talking about, real-estate-wise. They are the candidates for the District 6 Charlotte City Council seat held by Andy Dulin, a Realtor for Cottingham Chalk Hayes who is walking away from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center dais after four terms.Read More »