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Town Board meeting Monday: Junker hearing, budget vote

June 18. By Dave Vieser. A decision on developer Jake Palillo’s proposal for 252 apartments is on the agenda for the Monday’s Town Board meeting, along with the likely adoption of the $26.1 proposed 2021-2022 town budget which keeps the property tax rate level. The commissioners may find the Junker application inconsistent with the town’s […]

GO Davidson: Town scores AAA rating

May 28. S&P Global Ratings has given the Town of Davidson its AAA long-term rating for their series 2021 general obligation (GO) public improvement bonds, which means a lower interest rate to finance the voter-approved projects. Davidson is the smallest town in North Carolina to earn the highest rating that the town could achieve. S&P […]

PARC plans meeting on Robbins Park June 15

May 27. The Town of Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) Department will hold a drop-in community meeting on Tuesday, June 15, to discuss the latest draft of the updated Robbins Park Master Plan. It will be held from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Robbins Park shelter area. In case of inclement […]


Davidson lands award from Centralina Regional Council for business help during COVID

May 17. The Centralina Regional Council has awarded Town of Davidson one of three COVID-19 Resiliency Awards for its support of local businesses during the pandemic. COVID-19 upended businesses everywhere, but Davidson officials did more than take selfies at eateries and pubs. With funding and support from the mayor and Board of Commissioners, the town […]

Connecting Cornelius is May 3

April 29. The next Connecting Cornelius virtual coffee chat will be Monday, May 3. Mayor Washam will lead the discussion via Zoom, along with town officials, from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. Speakers include Mecklenburg Public Health Director Gibbie Harris, as well as NC Sen. Natasha Marcus and NC Rep. John Bradford. The event concludes […]

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Stormwater fees will rise, but not for lakefront properties

April 20. By Dave Vieser. Stormwater fees for many Cornelius property owners will increase July 1 pursuant to a new rate structure adopted by the Town Board at their April 19 meeting. Assistant Town Manager Tyler Beardsley said the change is required because Mecklenburg County fees are expected to increase significantly during the next five […]

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Stand up (answer the door) and be counted

Aug. 10. Starting this week, the US Census Bureau will be sending out trained enumerators to collect that data door-to-door as part of their “non-response follow-up” plan. Only six out of 10 North Carolina households have filled out their forms. That means millions of households are not being counted and that means North Carolina risks […]

Monday ‘Coffee Chat’ features Mecklenburg health director

The Cornelius “Coffee Chat” Monday Aug. 3 will feature Mecklenburg County Public Health Director Gibbie Harris who will give an update on COVID-19. Hosted by Mayor Woody Washam, the virtual coffee chat begins at 8:30 am via Zoom. Members of the Town Board and town staff will be on hand as well, with Town Manager […]


COVID-19 cases still rise, statewide, county-wide

June 17. By Dave Yochum. Coronavirus cases in Mecklenburg and statewide are continuing to increase as county officials begin to discuss the possibility of requiring that face masks be worn in public. Mecklenburg County commissioners do not have authority to mandate masks without the agreement of the six towns in the county. County Commissioner Pat […]

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Comments on the Town budget? Here’s how to make them

June 15. REMINDER. Have any comments about the 2021 proposed Town budget? Here’s your chance to speak out, as a public hearing will be held tonight at Town Hall beginning at 7 pm. The meeting will be in-person at Town Hall coupled  with a Livestream option. However, physical distancing will be implemented on the dais, […]