(Part six in a 13-part series) “People have more faith in Pearson’s than they do in county government,” said Matthew Ridenhour, a Republican member of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, who represents District 5.Read More »
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Updated at 9:20 a.m. Dec. 6, 2012 CHARLOTTE — In the latest chapter of the 2011 Mecklenburg County revaluation mess, the county has hired one of its own to be temporary property tax assessor. On Tuesday, the Mecklenburg Board of ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — The current lame-duck Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners will meet one last time — at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, 600 E. fourth St. — to try to take action on an outside report that ...Read More »
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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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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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 »
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 »
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 »