Tag Archives: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

City proposes a more detailed plan for Eastland Mall property (access required)

A site plan for the former Eastland Mall property was presented to the city’s Economic Development and Global Competitiveness Committee on Thursday afternoon. The plan included a 22-acre park along Central Avenue, a K-8 magnet school on the northeast corner of the site and commercial structures north of the park that would include a variety of uses, such as multifamily, retail and office.

CHARLOTTE — The city hopes to turn the former Eastland Mall site into a transit-oriented, mixed-use hub that will suite both public and private interests. A concept for the site, which was presented to the city’s Economic Development and Global ...

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County OK’s $317.7 million in capital expenditures through fiscal 2018 (access required)

CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners gave final approval Tuesday night for $317.7 million in capital projects that were initially presented to the board last summer. The capital outlays, some of which will be paid out as late ...

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Standardized Pest? (access required)

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While an improving economy has given Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools the confidence to restart construction projects that stalled during the recession, its board members foresee hardships caused by the ranking system that gives county government control over the scheduling of school projects. After voters approved a $516 million bond package in 2007, the district ramped up construction and spent more than $200 million annually until late 2009, when the economy soured and the county shut its wallet.

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