Mecklenburg County commissioners approved a deal Tuesday night to allow the Charlotte Knights to move forward with plans for an uptown stadium on county-owned land. The deal passed in a 7-2 vote. It stipulates that: • by Aug. 31 the ...Read More »
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The Charlotte Knights are closer to building a stadium in uptown Charlotte now that Mecklenburg County commissioners have agreed to keep the project moving forward. But the project will need additional approval from commissioners before it becomes a reality. After ...Read More »
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 »
Mecklenburg County’s 2011 property tax revaluation could result in the county raking in an extra $70 million in revenue for its fiscal 2012 budget. For some county commissioners, the money is already burning a hole in their pockets, and they’ve ...Read More »
The Charlotte Knights have slain the lawsuit dragon delaying their new stadium in uptown. Now, the Triple-A ball club must convince some skeptical Mecklenburg County commissioners that the project is still a good use of the land. In their pitch, ...Read More »
In a move to save costs, the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a plan to consolidate some human resources and information technology functions with the library system. They OK’d consolidating two HR positions and eight IT posts ...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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