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Planning Board may expand to 10 members

April 10. By Dave Vieser. Tentative plans to enlarge the Planning Board received a positive response from current planning board members and will now be sent to the Cornelius Town Board for further review. The current board has seven members, with three alternates. The proposal is to take the board to 10 members, with no […]

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Town Board takes up new budget year tonight

Feb. 5. Dave Vieser. Tonight’s Cornelius Town Board meeting will provide an early opportunity for citizens to speak out about the upcoming FY 2025 Town Budget. The new budget will cover the 12 months beginning July 1, 2024, and ending June 30, 2025. It will fund town operational and capital projects throughout the fiscal year. […]

Davidson will seek a replacement for Town Commissioner who resigned

Jan. 11. A special nominating committee has been organized to find a replacement for Commissioner Matthew Dellinger who has resigned from the Davidson Town Board effective Jan. 9. The Town Board appointed Mayor Knox, Commissioner Autumn Rierson-Michael and Commissioner Ryan Fay to find a replacement for the remainder of Dellinger’s term. He and his family […]

Cornelius Police getting 5 new Ford F-150s

Sept. 6. By Dave Vieser. Five new Ford F-150 Police vehicles will be purchased for the Cornelius Police at a total cost of $279,668.97, following unanimous approval by the Town Board at their September 5 meeting. The new vehicles should arrive in October. The department issued a bid for the five Police Responders, but since […]

New town budget approved 4-0

June 6.  By Dave Yochum. One of the most arduous tasks town staff an elected officials undertake every—the annual spending plan for the Fiscal Year starting July 1—was approved 4-0 by the Town Board last night. Budget watchdog, Commissioner Dave Gilroy, was absent. Town Manager Andrew Grant’s $31.787 million municipal budget, down from last year’s […]

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Thoughts on FY2024 budget? Comment June 5 at Town Hall

May 30. By Dave Vieser. Residents wishing to comment on the proposed $31.796 million Cornelius budget will have their opportunity Monday evening June 5, beginning at 6 pm in Town Hall. At that time, the Town Board will continue its legally required public hearing on the FY 2024 spending plan. Background Town Manager Andrew Grant […]

Must see MeckTV

April 5. Now playing on your computer, smartphone, tablet or smart TV is the newest way to see what’s going on inside Mecklenburg County government—MeckTV. The web-based stream of continuously updated county news and information, includes live meetings of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, not to mention events and public service announcements. Tune in: […]

Coffee Chat Dec. 5 features 3 mayors

Nov. 29. All three North Meck mayors will attend the Dec. 5 Coffee Chat at H2 Public House in Cornelius. The event, which will include a Q&A session, begins at 8:30 am. The event will be streamed live on Facebook and Zoom, with replays available on YouTube. Cornelius Mayor Woody Washam will lead the discussion alongside Mayor […]

Coffee Chat April 4

March 30. Another Cornelius Coffee Chat will be held April 4 at H2 Public House at 19906 North Cove Road, Unit A. Topics of discussion include updates from Public Health and local transportation as well as the budget survey. Visit cornelius.org to RSVP. The meeting runs 8:30 am to 9:30 am.