CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council meeting on Monday night began with the pomp and circumstance of Mayor Patsy Kinsey’s State of the City address, her last meeting as the head of city government. Mayor-elect Patrick Cannon and the new ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – Judging from his curriculum vitae, Ed Driggs is one of the best-educated politicians in recent Charlotte history. We’ll start to find out Dec. 2 if he’s one of the smartest when it comes to construction, development and real ...Read More »
The four candidates to replace District 7 Charlotte City Councilman Warren Cooksey are a financial planner, an economist with impressive academic bona fides, a sales consultant in workplace safety, and an outspoken Tea Party organizer. Here's what they have to say about development in the development rich district, which includes Ballantyne and other areas of southernmost Charlotte.Read More »
"All of these rules and regulations are well-intentioned, but it’s just gone too far -- despite my 'no' votes," Dulin said. "It’s added too much more costs to the costs of development, especially the tree ordinance and the post-development design guidelines."Read More »
CHARLOTTE — After protest petitions were rescinded, the Charlotte City Council on Monday night voted 9-1 to approve a rezoning request for a proposed large apartment complex at Marvin and Johnston roads, allowing the project to move forward. The vote ...
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Editor’s note: Some City Council candidates did not respond to requests to be interviewed. Claire Fallon, at-large (D) I think they should look at relevancy and enhancement to Charlotte. If people can sell their homes elsewhere, we’re going to get such ...Read More »
The developers of the proposed Mosaic Village mixed-use project have been granted $3.18 million from the Charlotte City Council to be used for parking and infrastructure improvements. The city’s financial contribution will include $3 million to fund the construction of ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council has decided to award $2.5 million, rather than $10 million, to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, in a blow to the embattled tourism-booster group. The council is expected to vote July 25 on the remainder of ...
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A goal to have 50-percent tree canopy coverage by 2050 in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County won approval from the City Council Monday, despite protests by developers. The move increases by 1 percent the tree coverage goal for the county and outlying extra-territorial ...Read More »