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Building a better budget: Take the Mecklenburg County citizen survey

Jan. 19. Mecklenburg County wants to hear what residents think about spending, services and programs as the hard decisions about the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 budget are beginning to be made. The county budget accounts for about two-thirds of your property taxes. The survey takes minutes to complete and allows residents to convey their priorities, how […]

Meck County Board, with one new member, holds first meeting tonight

Dec. 6. The first meeting of the new Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners will be this evening starting at 6 pm. The county board, which sets the tax rate for the bulk of property taxes throughout the county, consists of nine members: Leigh Altman – At Large: Commissioner Altman is serving her second term on […]


With county budget approved, total property tax rate in Cornelius is finalized at .8489

June 23. By Dave Yochum. The Board of County Commissioners has approved a $2.2-billion budget that is 6.7 percent above the current 2022 operating budget. Nevertheless, the new budget maintains the existing county tax rate of 61.69 cents. With Cornelius’ newly adopted FY 2023 budget, property owners will pay a total of 84.89 cents for […]

How to apply for at-large seat on Meck County Commission

Feb. 17. Got a yen for public service? The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners is looking for someone to fill the at-large county commissioner seat vacated by Ella Scarborough through Dec. 5 of this year. Scarborough, who requested medical leave, is a Democrat, and you have to be one as well to apply. —The application […]


Rematch: It’s Powell vs. Puckett again for Mecklenburg County Commission

Oct. 2. By Dave Vieser. Republican James Puckett held the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners District One seat for years, but in 2018, Democrat Elaine Powell soundly defeated him in a race that underscored the political shift in the Mecklenburg suburbs. The North Mecklenburg district—mostly Cornelius, Huntersville, and Davidson—has grown faster among Independents and Democrats […]