As of 8:30 a.m., there were 162,706 cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with 1,291 deaths from COVID-19 reported among residents of Mecklenburg County.
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Mecklenburg County Office of Management and Budget invites residents to join upcoming Participatory Budget Information sessions
Mecklenburg County is hosting a series of information sessions to help residents learn more about the Pilot Participatory Budgeting Program (PB Meck). The program is designed to allow the community to help identify, discuss, and prioritize public spending projects within district commission areas.
During the information sessions, participants will have the opportunity to meet the PB Meck team and learn how to present innovative project ideas that can be funded in the next district budget. Participants will also learn how to join a volunteer team or become an ambassador.
Information sessions are open to the public, and residents can respond to the invitation by clicking on the session links below. Reservations are not required to attend. Participants are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing as part of the COVID-19 protocol. Information materials, toolkits, and refreshments will be available to all attendees.
For more information on upcoming briefings or the budget process for fiscal year 2023, contact Office of Management and Budget Director Adrian Cox.
Zone Information Session 1
Cornelius Town Hall
Zone 3 information session
shelter in the middle
Area Information Session 2
Ray Thomas House Center (Senior Lee Pass Room)
Zone 6 Information Session
Tax assessor and county clerk’s office extend application deadline for 2023 Citizens Reassessment Advisory Committee to December 30
The Mecklenburg County Clerk’s Office, in conjunction with the Office of the County Tax Estimator, has extended the application deadline for the 2023 Citizens Reassessment Advisory Committee to December 30, 2021. Residents interested in contributing to the county’s reassessment process are strongly encouraged to apply.
The committee is charged with the responsibility of meeting with the county evaluator, along with county administration and staff, to review the total operations and statistical reports related to the county’s reassessment for the year 2023. In addition, the committee will be responsible for reporting updates and conclusions to the county commissioners’ board.
For more information on the 2023 Citizens Reassessment Advisory Committee, including assistance with the application process, please contact Kristen Smith, clerk with the Council of County Commissioners, at 980-314-2939 or Clerk@MeckNC.Gov. To find out more about the ongoing revaluation of the property, please contact the office of the regional evaluator.
Provincial Building Development Committee needs applicants
The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, in cooperation with the county clerk’s office, encourage residents to apply to serve on the Building Development Commission (BDC).
The Committee reviews, advises and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors and the Land Use and Environmental Services Agency (LUESA) in relation to land development/building industry matters; annual budget of district administrations that have organizational functions for land development / construction; the incorporation methodology and the level of all fees charged; Land development/Building organizational programmes, processes, plans and procedures for efficiency and effectiveness, etc. The committee meets on the third Tuesday of every month.
County residents, particularly in Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6, are encouraged to apply by visiting MeckNC.Gov/Clerk or calling the County Clerk’s office at 980-314-2939 or Clerk@MeckNC.Gov.
Residents interested in applying can click here to find out their area of residence.
Mecklenburg County Government is encouraging local students to participate in an Electric Vehicle Decal Contest
Mecklenburg County, in partnership with the City of Charlotte, sponsors the Leading the Charge Decal competition that encourages local college students to design a poster as part of a countywide competition. The winning design will be placed on all county and city-owned low-emissions vehicles, and the designer will receive $5,000.
To be eligible to compete, students must attend a college or university in Mecklenburg County, as well as adhere to county and city design guidelines. Applicants have until January 31, 2022 to submit a design, and the winner will be announced on February 14, 2022.
To learn more about the competition and requirements, interested applicants can visit the Leading the Charge website or attend one of two county and city sponsored Q&A sessions scheduled for December 6, 2021 and January 19, 2022.
For more information, please contact Erin Stanforth at Erin.Stanforth@MeckNC.Gov
The new Library Mobile app provides residents with greater access to resources
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library recently launched a new mobile application to make it easier for residents to access the many resources and services it offers at the county level. The new easy-to-use CMLibrary mobile app was launched on December 1st. The app features an in-app Library Card, branch locations, library news, the ability to browse through new releases, lists of employee recommendations, upcoming programs, and more! County residents interested in learning more about the app can visit https://meck.co/3dgjWut.
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- Monday, December 6 – Conference Board Meeting, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Valerie C. Woodard Convention Center)
- Tuesday 7 December – BOCC Economic Development Committee Meeting, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM (CMGC Hybrid Rm.267 & Virtual)
- Thursday, December 16 – BOCC Environmental Oversight Committee meeting, 9:30 am – 11 am (CMGC Rm.280).