town of cornelius

Oct 24, 2013

Cornelius is honing its zoning

CORNELIUS – The town of Cornelius might be ready to switch rather than fight. The town’s elected Board of Commissioners and appointed Planning Board, operating under a land-use plan that […]

Aug 23, 2013

Cornelius’ bridge to Lake Norman to take two years to build

It will take longer to build the new, $3.5 million diverging diamond interchange carrying Catawba Avenue over Interstate 77 at exit 28 -- two years -- but construction will also be less likely to disrupt traffic because most of the work will be limited to night.

Mar 13, 2013

Cornelius Sam’s-to-7-Eleven proposal resurfaces

CORNELIUS — A convenience-store conversion and enlargement project that was withdrawn by the developer in January has resurfaced on the town of Cornelius planning agenda. Dallas-based 7-Eleven wants to split […]

Feb 22, 2013

Deferred Lake Norman Hyundai rezoning request to go before Cornelius commissioners

CORNELIUS — After being deferred earlier this week, a rezoning request that would allow a car dealership to make a major expansion is scheduled to resurface next month on the meeting agenda […]

Feb 18, 2013

Cornelius developer yanks controversial Bailey Forest plan from meeting agenda

CORNELIUS — In a last-minute move, developer Jake Palillo of Cornelius late last week pulled his unusual — and controversial — multifamily Bailey Forest plan from Monday night’s town Board […]

Feb 15, 2013

Holding ground

“Jake is a smart and creative developer, but he’s a catastrophe as a communicator," Cornelius Commissioner David Gilroy said. "He shoots himself in both feet and the side of the head."

Feb 12, 2013

Cornelius planning board OK’s Lake Norman Hyundai expansion

The appointed planning board for this crowded north Mecklenburg town voted unanimously Monday night to recommend that the elected town Board of Commissioners grant a rezoning request for a commercial project to allow a car dealership to make a major expansion.

Jan 22, 2013

On the Level: Wayne Herron, Cornelius’ new planning director

"The first thing I’d like to do is update the land-use plan," he said. "It has not been updated since 1999."

Jan 16, 2013

In Cornelius, developers put 2 housing projects on back burner

Developer Jake Palillo of Bluestream Partners, the group behind the Bailey Forest project, said he figured it was inevitable that the town's Board of Commissioners would reject the project.

Jan 4, 2013

Cornelius transportation board says ‘no’ to HOT lanes funding plan

CORNELIUS — It looks like a little tussle is brewing over the fast-track plan to widen Interstate 77 north of Charlotte’s city limits and ease congestion on the roadway. In […]

Dec 26, 2012

Cornelius Planning Board to look at bank’s proposed drive-thru windows

CORNELIUS — The town Planning Board on Friday will consider a proposal by the Bank of the Ozarks to build a 3,800-square-foot branch and a 19-car parking lot on 1.5 […]

Dec 25, 2012

Cornelius, suffering growing pains, gets new planning director

Wayne Herron abruptly resigned in July as Monroe city manager after a series of conflicts with staff members, including a very public tiff with Monroe Police Chief Debra Duncan and City Councilwoman Dottie Nash.

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