CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg County code enforcement department updated the Board of County Commissioners at its meeting Thursday night on efforts to address inspection and permitting process problems, but some commissioners said the department’s progress was moving along too slowly. ...Read More »
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Viewers of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday were treated to a mini-debate on political philosophy. Reacting to a presentation on a “Sustainability Report Card” created for the community by Sustain Charlotte, a nonprofit that researches and champions ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – On the Level didn’t just pick Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners District 5 representative Matthew Ridenhour out of the air. The Tea Partier got the nod because economic development is key to the real estate, construction and land-development ...Read More »
Meetings to nowhere. We’ve all been there. But when a 90-minute meeting doesn’t even get to the main item on the agenda. . .well, that’s when you’d think a former Marine running the meeting might come in handy. The economic ...Read More »
Projected economic impact aside, the 2012 Democratic National Convention is, at the end of the day, a political event. And while the Democratic mayor of Charlotte and governor of North Carolina are rejoicing, some Republicans are, perhaps not surprisingly, more ...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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With government debt and uncertainty about the economy serving as hot-button topics for this year’s local and national elections, the fate of the $203.6 million Charlotte bonds package on the Nov. 2 ballot seems uncertain — at the same time ...
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