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What do they think? 9 candidates for Town Board discuss Bus Rapid Transit

Sept. 27. By Dave Yochum. A commuter rail line serving North Meck looks more and more like pie in the sky, despite transit oriented developments—like Antiquity in Cornelius and Bryton in Huntersville—that were built around promises made by Charlotte leaders over the years. North Meck voters have had a history of supporting transit, dating back […]

Town board splits 3-2 on approach to development on W. Catawba

Sept. 21. By Dave Vieser. Amendments to the town’s Land Use Plan barely passed at Monday’s Town Board Meeting with a 3-2 split among Cornelius commissioners. The specific item under consideration, which passed by a 3-2 margin, would permit consideration of buildings with a height of between 26 feet and 42 feet on a portion […]

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Plans for hotel, apartments come before Town Board tonight

Sept. 20. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board will conduct the final public hearing on the Sefton Park mixed-use development this evening. South Carolina-based Shaw Resources is planning a hotel and conference center as well as 344 multi-family units on 10 acres of property between West Catawba and Sefton Park Road. The property, opposite […]

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Planning Board OKs Caroline, Greenway Gartens

Sept. 3. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Planning Board unanimously recommended approval for the Greenway Gartens and Caroline projects at a special four-hour meeting held last night at Town Hall. Their recommendation will now be considered by the town commissioners at their upcoming meeting Tuesday, the day after Labor Day. Lengthy testimony The decision at […]

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Developing Cornelius: Planning Board set to weigh in on OMB/Caroline

Sept. 1. By Dave Vieser. Despite opposition from Antiquity residents, the Planning Department has recommended that the Planning Board approve the Greenway Gartens and Caroline projects. Taken together, the developers would include 720 residential units—80 fewer than the original proposal for 800 units. The developments would be mixed-use in nature with both residential and commercial […]

Planning Board meets May 10 at 5:30

May 5. The regularly scheduled Town of Cornelius Planning Board meeting May 10 will begin at 5:30 pm. This is an open meeting, however, the meeting is physically closed to the public due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. The public may view the meeting from the lobby or Community Room in Town Hall, or virtually […]

Planning Board dives into Land Use Plan

March 25. The Town of Cornelius Planning Board will hold a special meeting on Monday, March 29 to discuss potential updates to the Land Use Plan. The work session will be held in the Assembly Room at Town Hall, but it is closed to the public due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. The work session, […]