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The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality located in the state of North Carolina. Charlotte has a Council-Manager form of government with 11 Council Members, a Mayor and a professional City Manager to oversee day-to-day operations.

Mission: The City of Charlotte provides services to more than 870,000 residents. The city’s priorities are economic development, neighborhood development, transportation and planning, and well-managed government.

On December 16, 2019, CATS & CDOT implemented a dedicated bus/bike lane on East 4th Street. We want your feedback! Share...
01/31/2020
4th St Bus/Bike Lane Pilot

On December 16, 2019, CATS & CDOT implemented a dedicated bus/bike lane on East 4th Street. We want your feedback! Share your experience with us in this brief survey:

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MetroRAPID bus service begins Feb. 3, utilizing I-77 toll lanes to enhance regional connectivity in the Charlotte metro ...
01/17/2020
CATS launches enhanced bus service

MetroRAPID bus service begins Feb. 3, utilizing I-77 toll lanes to enhance regional connectivity in the Charlotte metro area.

Official website for the city of Charlotte, North Carolina.

01/15/2020
Carolina Panthers

This one hurts. Thank you for everything, Luke. #59ers

“In my heart, I know it’s the right thing to do.”

Great read here about the lone female firefighter at NoDA's station 7 https://www.charlotteagenda.com/187977/how-i-work-...
01/14/2020
How I work: 22 quick questions with firefighter Amanda Leigh of NoDa’s Station 7

Great read here about the lone female firefighter at NoDA's station 7 https://www.charlotteagenda.com/187977/how-i-work-22-quick-questions-with-firefighter-amanda-leigh-of-nodas-station-7/

I visited Leigh, who prefers to go simply by her last name, at the postcard-worthy station to find out what it’s like not knowing if you’re heading into work to aid Charlotteans during minor medical concerns or serious car accidents and life-altering fires.

Hear from former US ambassador to the United Nations, Andrew Young, at the​ 2020 Atrium Health Dr. Martin Luther King Jr...
01/14/2020

Hear from former US ambassador to the United Nations, Andrew Young, at the​ 2020 Atrium Health Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Observance event on Monday, Jan. 20, at Halton Theatre. https://bit.ly/36AHcyk

The Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance has partnered with Eustress, Inc. to present an adult coloring night for mentors. https:/...
01/09/2020
Mayor’s alliance invites mentors to mental health self-care coloring night

The Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance has partnered with Eustress, Inc. to present an adult coloring night for mentors. https://www.wsoctv.com/community/family-focus/mayors-alliance-invites-mentors-mental-health-self-care-coloring-night/7EDYRVJGKFEGLF77YMLMSKD6T4/

Coloring isn’t just for kids, and research shows coloring offers plenty of mental benefits and has therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety and create focus. The Mayor's Mentoring Alliance has partnered with Eustress, Inc. to present an adult coloring night for mentors.

01/08/2020
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Any information leading to an arrest in the Scott Brooks murder case may result in a reward of up to $21,000.

Call Charlotte Crimes Stoppers anonymously at 704-334-1600 if you have any information. The public can also speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective by calling 704-432-TIPS (8477).

This is the weekly press briefing from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for January 8, 2020. Thanks for joining us!

The new Capital Projects Dashboard gives you an interactive look at city-led projects underway in Charlotte https://bit....
01/07/2020
Charlotte Future

The new Capital Projects Dashboard gives you an interactive look at city-led projects underway in Charlotte https://bit.ly/2tDoJm6

Official website for the city of Charlotte, North Carolina.

City of Charlotte offices will be closed on New Year's Day. CATS buses, trains and the CityLYNX Connector will operate o...
12/30/2019
City offices closed for Christmas, New Year holidays

City of Charlotte offices will be closed on New Year's Day. CATS buses, trains and the CityLYNX Connector will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Christmas tree collection will begin on Monday, Dec. 30. Artificial trees should be scheduled for bulky collection.

More service info here - https://charlottenc.gov/newsroom/releases/Pages/City-offices-closed-for-Christmas-New-Year-holidays.aspx

Official website for the city of Charlotte, North Carolina.

What a week. 📸 // @alexandersouthnc #Charlotte #CLTSZN
12/20/2019

What a week. 📸 // @alexandersouthnc #Charlotte #CLTSZN

12/19/2019
2020 Crowns of Enterprise

The Crowns of Enterprise Awards recognize and honor small businesses that demonstrate exemplary leadership and sound business strategies. Nominate a local small business by Feb. 21, 2020. https://bit.ly/2Q2wCcA

2019 Prime Contractor of the Year: Edison Foard Inc.

ICYMI: Charlotte has been awarded a Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion team, the league's 30th, and the club is set to ...
12/17/2019
Major League Soccer awards expansion team to Charlotte

ICYMI: Charlotte has been awarded a Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion team, the league's 30th, and the club is set to begin play in 2021. https://bit.ly/34rxdJW

Major League Soccer is coming to Charlotte. Charlotte has been awarded an MLS expansion team, the league's 30th, and the club is set to begin play in 2021 out of Bank of America Stadium in downtown Charlotte. The expansion bid was led by billionaire David Tepper, owner of the Carolina Panthers.

Beginning Dec. 16, Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) and Charlotte Department of Transportation will implement a dedi...
12/11/2019

Beginning Dec. 16, Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) and Charlotte Department of Transportation will implement a dedicated bus/bike lane on East Fourth Street between South McDowell and the Charlotte Transportation Center.

12/10/2019
Airport Terminal Lobby Expansion

Charlotte Douglas International Airport broke ground today on the terminal lobby expansion, a $600 million transformation.

The Flood​plain Buyout ​Program, operated jointly by the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County Government, has provid...
11/26/2019
One city’s plan to combat climate change: Bulldoze homes, rebuild paradise

The Flood​plain Buyout ​Program, operated jointly by the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County Government, has provided 700 households with voluntary buyouts, replacing their houses and apartments with almost 200 acres of open land that can flood safely. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services https://wapo.st/2XVxrHK

Charlotte has been demolishing flood-prone houses for years. But the floods are getting bigger.

The Rail Trail Bridge project will provide a new bicycle and pedestrian connection over I-277 from the Charlotte Area Tr...
11/23/2019

The Rail Trail Bridge project will provide a new bicycle and pedestrian connection over I-277 from the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Blue Line Stonewall Station to where the existing Rail Trail ends under the East Morehead Street bridge, north of Carson Street. Share your feedback on the project by Dec. 12. https://www.charlotterailtrailbridge.org/

11/22/2019
Time to Band Your Trees

If you haven't already, now is the time to band your trees to protect them from permanent cankerworm damage.

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600 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC
28202

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The City of Charlotte

Charlotte’s local government, with approximately 8,000 workers and a $2.39 billion budget (FY, or fiscal year, 2018), works hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone, a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play.