Posted on 22 May 2013.
The Mecklenburg Union Metropolitan Planning Organization voted unanimously Wednesday night to add the N.C. DOT’s proposed I-77 widening project to the region’s long-range transportation plan and priority list. The vote was uneventful, but the meeting wasn’t, as toll opponents packed a meeting room in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center continuing their fight against the widening project. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Living with Growth, Mecklenburg County, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Politics, Transportation
Posted on 21 May 2013.
Davidson Lands Conservancy officials and members of the Runnymede Homeowners Association board gathered in the Runnymede Woods east of Davidson on May 6 to sign an agreement that permanently protects more than 50 acres of woodlands. See more in REAL ESTATE & HOME»
Posted in Cabarrus County, East Davidson, Environment, Nonprofit news, Photo of the Day, public spaces
Posted on 16 May 2013.
The Davidson Town Board and town staff will attend a retreat all day Friday, May 17, in Charlotte to discuss economic develpment.
The meeting is 9am to 5pm at the Foundation for the Carolinas, 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte.
Posted in Business, Calendar, Planning & Development, Town Hall
Posted on 15 May 2013.
Proposed retirement residence on Peninsula Drive.
Davidson commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday night to waive town parking requirements and allow construction of a $12 million, four-story senior housing complex on Peninsula Drive in the Exit 30 area. The board also voted 5-0 to designate a Modernist home on Hillside Drive as a historic landmark.
Tuesday’s meeting included a public hearing on the $9.1 million 2013-14 budget, where no citizens spoke. And commissioners approved a revised meeting schedule that includes a board retreat all day this Friday, May 17, at the Foundation for the Carolinas in Charlotte. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Exit 30 area, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Politics, Town Hall
Posted on 13 May 2013.
Davidson commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on a rezoning that would allow construction of the proposed Davidson Retirement Residence on Peninsula Drive in the Exit 30 area – a plan that did not win support from the Planning Board because of parking concerns. The board also will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2013-14 budget and plans a public hearing and vote on a proposal to designate 102 Hillside Ave. as a historic landmark.
The meeting begins at 6pm at Davidson Town Hall, 216 S. Main St. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Planning & Development, Public safety, real estate, Town Hall
Posted on 10 May 2013.
Davidson College officials say they’ll open a campus pub and coffeehouse next fall in the Union Outpost, a building on Patterson Court near the college dormitories. The announcement follows a debate in recent days over where to put the new gathering place. Read the full story
Posted in Davidson College, food, Planning & Development
Posted on 09 May 2013.
A Florida developer has filed plans with the Cornelius Planning Department to demolish part of the Magnolia Plaza shopping center off West Catawba Avenue and construct what town officials say will be a Publix supermarket. See the full story on CorneliusNews.net.
Posted in Business, Cornelius, food, Planning & Development
Posted on 06 May 2013.
Civics 101 graduates were recognized at the April 8 commissioners’ meeting, where they received town lapel pins. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Davidson’s Town Board has added a new date to its schedule, an afternoon meeting with town staff on the first Tuesday of every month, beginning this week. Meanwhile, a group of residents recently became the latest class to graduate from the town’s Civics 101 citizens academy. Also, the town will start a series of joint meetings next week with merchants, nonprofits and home-based businesspeople, which it’s calling “Davidson Connections.” Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Davidson College, Planning & Development, Politics, Town Hall