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Council votes to approve FY2017 Budget
Charlotte City Council voted to adopt the fiscal year 2017 Operating Budget and fiscal year 2017-2021 Community Investment Plan during its June 13 council business meeting. Learn more about the budget and download materials here.
Council votes on FY2017 budget tonight
Charlotte City Council will vote to adopt the fiscal year 2017 Operating Budget and fiscal year 2017-2021 Community Investment Plan during tonight’s council meeting. Watch live online or on the GovChannel.
The City Council conducted budget straw votes on May 25. Stay updated on the city's fiscal year 2017 budget and next steps here.
FY17 Budget Recommendations
Watch City Manager Ron Carlee's fiscal year 2017 budget recommendations presented to Mayor and City Council on Monday, May 2. Stay updated on the city's FY2017 budget process here.
Career Discovery Day Kickoff
On April 11, Mayor Roberts and other Charlotte leaders kicked off Career Discovery Day as a part of the Mayor's Youth Employment Program.
April 6 Budget Workshop Summary
On April 6, Charlotte City Council continued its FY17 budget discussion. Strategy & Budget Director Kim Eagle highlights discussions from the workshop. Stay updated and view all budget materials here.
Watch City Council Budget Workshop live
Today at 1:30 p.m., Charlotte City Council will hold its second budget workshop for Fiscal Year 2017. The workshop will include an overview of Strategic Policy Objectives. City Council will also discuss employee compensation and benefits, the Community Investment Plan and Solid Waste Services’ multi-family service delivery.
CIAA After Action Report
Information on how city departments and partners extended services to support this year's College Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) tournament held Tuesday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, Feb. 28 is now available.
Garbage and recycling schedules
Due to the recent inclement weather, waste collections have been impacted. Please visit Solid Waste Services to see the one-day delayed collection schedule.
Managed lanes strategy
During the January 11th City Council Business Meeting, Council directed action for the managed lanes strategy.
2015 New Year's Eve after-action report
The 2015 New Year’s Eve celebration, hosted by Ally Bank and Charlotte Center City Partners, was deemed to be a lively and incident-free event with approximately 5,000 people in attendance.
Panthers' game declared an extraordinary event
City Manager Ron Carlee declared the Jan. 3 Panthers' game against Tampa Bay as an extraordinary event. Earlier this week, "CLT New's Eve" was also declared an extraordinary event. Learn more about both events and other New Year's Eve information.
Please report street flooding to 311 or 704-336-7600. For emergencies, call 911. Learn more about flood safety.
CMPD prepares for extraordinary events
City Manager Ron Carlee declared the Belk Bowl on Dec. 30 and "CLT New Year's Eve" on Dec. 31 as an extraordinary event. Learn more about how CMPD is preparing for the events.
Curb it! after the holidays
Normal trash pickup begins Monday, Dec. 28. Find out what holiday items you can recycle and how to dispose your natural or artificial tree.
Watch for Me NC update
Officials from the Charlotte Department of Transportation, CMPD and CATS provide an update on a statewide campaign to promote motorist, pedestrian and cyclist safety
Don't tempt car thieves!
Did you know leaving your car unattended with it running carries a $50 fine? CMPD discusses an ordinance designed to prevent car thefts.
Let's band together!
Autumn's the time to protect trees from cankerworm infestation. Limited supplies of Tanglefoot are available at certain locations. Find out more here.
Fall back, Halloween safety
Get tips on making sure Halloween is fun, safe and healthy for the whole family. And the time change is a great time to swap out batteries on smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
City receives grant for Charlotte Gateway Station
Charlotte Mayor Daniel Clodfelter was joined today by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to announce the award of a $25 million TIGER Grant to the City of Charlotte for the Charlotte Gateway Station Project.
Operation Slowdown Charlotte
CMPD announces a new initiative designed to remind drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to slow down and obey traffic laws
The rain's over, but watch your trees!
Storm-damaged trees can topple or drop large limbs long after severe weather passes. Call or visit CharMeck 311 to report fallen trees and limbs in roadways and city rights of way; call 911 if a tree falls on a house or car.
What to do with fallen tree limbs
Charlotte Solid Waste Services picks up yard waste on your collection day. Learn how to prepare fallen limbs properly to ensure they get picked up.
City releases FY2015 performance report
This year's performance report provides an overview of accomplishments, major initiatives and performance measures on the City's major areas of focus: community safety, economic development & global competitiveness, environment, housing & neighborhood development, and transportation & planning.
It's electric! Driving, that is...
During National Drive Electric Week, Envision Charlotte showed off its commitment to cutting air pollution by introducing employees to electric vehicles and hosting a tailgate. Coming soon: Super-fast DC chargers!
Update on Labor Day homicides
CMPD urges the community to step forward with any information on recent incidents by calling 911 or 704-334-1600.
City makes statements on Kerrick trial
The City of Charlotte, CMPD and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations read statements regarding the trial conclusion during a news conference on August 21.
Bojangles' Coliseum is getting a face lift
See the progress being made on improvements to Bojangles' Coliseum, which includes new seats and a new scoreboard. Just in time for the Charlotte Checkers' November 7 home opener!
Sales tax redistribution
Mayor Dan Clodfelter and Natalie English of the Charlotte Chamber share a special message about a sales tax redistribution bill that passed the NC Senate and is on its way to the NC House.
My Brother's Keeper public forum
Members of the community came out to learn more about My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative to improve literacy, career and college readiness, and improve economic opportunity for youth in Charlotte with a particular focus on African American males.
Solid Waste Services job fair
Solid Waste Services is hiring experienced commercial drivers and is hosting a job fair on Saturday, August 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your resume and be prepared to interview!
Start a conversation in your community
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations offers a practical guide to facilitating community dialogues about important issues communities and their residents encounter.
Randy Harrington named CFO of the year
Charlotte's Chief Financial Officer Randy Harrington was named CFO of the Year for a local government agency by the Charlotte Business Journal. Assistant Aviation Director of Finance Mike Hill was a finalist.
CityLYNX Gold Line opens for riders
U.S. Secretary of Transportation and former Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx joined City officials to officially open the city's first street car in 75 years.
Kerr Putney sworn in as police chief
Kerr Putney was sworn in as chief for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) on June 29, 2015. He has been with CMPD for 23 years.
Google Fiber starts construction
Google announced that it has started construction on its fiber optic network. When finished, Google will have built enough fiber to stretch from Charlotte to Iceland.
Red bins for recycling discontinued
Starting July 6, red bins and other non City-issued recycling containers won't be collected. Red bin users will get 95-gallon green carts in June. Call 311 or 704-336-7600 if you haven't received one.