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FY 2023 budget will be released tonight

May 2. The 2023 Fiscal Year town budget is scheduled to be released at tonight’s Town Board Meeting. Town Manager Andrew Grant will provide the details for the commissioners; highlights of the $28 million spending plan will be available for residents online beginning Tuesday May 3. The current 2022 fiscal year budget is $26.1 million, […]

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Jetton Extension will be rebuilt, with bike lanes

March 8. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board approved the first step in rebuilding Jetton Road Extension. The $133,000 project was awarded to the CES Group, one of four firms which bid on the project. Tyler Beardsley, who will be the town’s project coordinator, noted that the Jetton Road Extension/Sefton Parkway thoroughfare has been […]

Coffee Chat March 7

Feb. 23. The Town of Cornelius will host a virtual coffee chat on Monday, March 7 from 8:30 am to 9:30 am on Zoom. The agenda topics include: —County COVID-19 and vaccine update with Mecklenburg Health Director Raynard Washington. —Ada Jenkins Center with CEO Harold Rice Jr. —Transportation update with Deputy Town Manager Wayne Herron. […]

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American Rescue Fund windfall a ‘pleasant surprise’

Feb. 14. By Dave Vieser. Last week, Cornelius officials revealed that the town will be eligible to receive $9.6 million from the American Rescue Plan. All told, the federal grants will deliver some $1.9 trillion across the country to support responses to and recovery from the COVID-19 public health emergency. Cornelius plans to use its […]

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Windfall: Town Board eyes how to spend $9.6 million in federal stimulus funds

Feb. 9. By Dave Vieser. Cornelius will be eligible to receive $9.6 million from the American Rescue Fund according to town Manager Andrew Grant, who unveiled the good news at the Town Board meeting Feb. 7. All told, the plan will deliver some $1.9 trillion across the country to support responses to and recovery from […]

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Multi-media artist’s work on display in Town Hall throughout February

Feb. 9. Multi-media artist Gil Horne Jr.’s work is on display in Town Hall throughout February. His art is a narrative of the Black experience, drawing inspiration from his own confrontations with profiling, stereotypes, and masculinity. Visitors are encouraged to come by and view his work at any time during normal business hours.

Coffee Chat Feb. 7

Feb. 2. A “Coffee Chat” with Mayor Woody Washam and members of the Town Board will take place 8:30 am Monday Feb. 7 via Zoom and Facebook. Topics include the Housing Study Committee., COVID and transportation. To register, click here.  

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The big dig: Hundreds of miles of cable digging coming

Jan. 31. By Dave Vieser. Charter Communications, owner of Spectrum, will be installing 130 miles of underground cable in Cornelius during 2022. When the installation is complete, Spectrum will be able to serve more than 8,400 homes and small businesses in the town. Town officials are hopeful the expansion will go smoother than their recent […]

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Dave Gilroy is new mayor pro tem in Cornelius

Dec. 7. By Dave Vieser. There was a changing of the guard last night as four new Town Board members were installed: Colin Furcht, Dave Gilroy, Michael Osborne and Todd Sansbury replaced Jim Duke, Mike Miltich, Thurman Ross and Tricia Sisson. Denis Bilodeau was the only incumbent commissioner who was re-elected; Mayor Woody Washam ran […]

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Town Board officially changes over at Monday’s meeting

Dec. 3. By Dave Vieser. Monday’s Town Board meeting may be light on business issues, but it should be memorable. Four new town board members will take the oath of office at the same time, as a result of November’s election. Colin Furcht, Dave Gilroy, Michael Osborne, and Todd Sansbury will replace Jim Duke, Mike […]