Posted on 10 February 2011.
As revaluation notices arrive, new numbers are the talk of the town
Revaluation notices arrive this week.
By DAVID BORAKS
At meetings, Summit Coffee, the grocery store and all around town, Davidson homeowners are comparing notes about the revaluation notices they’ve received this week from Mecklenburg County. For many, the notices show higher home values, a reflection of the real estate market’s growth since the last revaluation in 2003. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Neighborhoods, River Run
Posted on 01 February 2011.
Mecklenburg County plans to begin mailing revaluation notices to most residential property owners as early as next Monday, Feb. 7. But it’s likely to be another month before owners of residential condos and commercial property get word about changes in value for their properties, the county assessor said Tuesday.
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Posted in Business, Cornelius, Huntersville, Neighborhoods, The Economy
Posted on 19 January 2011.
District 1 County Commssioner Karen Bentley introduced the meeting. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
CORNELIUS – Mecklenburg County officials said at a public meeting Tuesday they expect the total assessed value of real estate in the county to be up 6 to 8 percent when they complete their 2011 revaluation. But that’s an average, and individual taxpayers could find their valuations above or below that mark depending on the specific properties and locations.
Meanwhile, tax values are only half the equation determining how much a taxpayer owes. The other half is the tax rate, which the County Commission and Town Board set every spring. In an interview after Tuesday’s meeting, County Commission chair Jennifer Robert said she wouldn’t rule out a tax increase. (See below.) Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Neighborhoods, Politics
Posted on 18 January 2011.
A public information meeting on Mecklenburg County’s planned property tax revaluation is scheduled tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 18) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave. Details in REAL ESTATE & HOME>
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Huntersville, Neighborhoods, The Economy
Posted on 20 December 2010.
Mecklenburg County officials are planning a public meeting in Cornelius Jan. 10 with that will include a presentation and Q&A on the county’s planned 2011 property tax revaluation. Read more in Real Estate & Home, CLICK HERE>
Posted in Beyond Davidson, charlotte, Planning & Development, The Economy
Posted on 17 December 2010.
Davidson officials said letters have been sent to 382 property owners acknowledging that the town’s new solid-waste fee was accidentally left off tax bills sent by Mecklenburg County this fall. All the affected homes are in multi-family developments, including the St. Alban’s neighborhood and Davidson Bay, off Beaty Street. Also below, registration is still open for the town’s popular Civics 101 class this winter. Town officials want your input through online surveys on police, parking and Christmas in Davidson. And the Town Board this week appointed a long list of citizens to new terms on town boards and committees. Read the full story
Posted in Neighborhoods, Public works, Town Hall
Posted on 13 December 2010.
Joel Ford said Friday he won’t seek re-election as chair of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Party when local Democrats vote this spring. He explained the announcement in a statement to party members.
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Posted in Beyond Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Politics
Posted on 17 November 2010.
The Metropolitan Transit Commission was in an all-day meeting in Charlotte Wednesday, discussing its long-term strategy for the region’s rail and bus systems amid a bleak funding outlook. The Charlotte Business Journal reported Wednesday afternoon that the commission was looking at ways of scaling back plans for a light-rail line to the university area of Charlotte and pursuing private funding for a North Commuter Rail Line to Davidson and Mooresville. Read the full story
Posted in Commuter rail line, Cornelius, Huntersville, Living with Growth, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Town Hall