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Annual Budget Retreat Set For This Week
The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners will hold its annual Budget Retreat this Thursday and Friday, Jan. 26 - 27, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Goodwill Opportunity Campus, 5301 Wilkinson Blvd. in Charlotte.
The conference is the kick-off event of the FY2018 budget season. The packed agenda for the two-day conference includes briefings on fiscal policies and the financial status of the County.
The Board will also receive briefings from directors who will highlight service delivery and challenges the agencies are experiencing.
The retreat will be broadcast on the Government Channel and streamed online at www.mecklenburgcountync.gov. Live updates will be provided on Facebook and Twitter. Mecklenburg County Drug Treatment Court Receives Grant Through Children and Family Futures
I am pleased to announce that Mecklenburg County’s Families in Recovery to Stay Together program has been named by Children and Family Futures (CFF) as one of four grantees for the second round of the Prevention and Family Recovery (PFR) initiative.
The grantees will receive a three-year grant (Jan. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2019) totaling $300,000. CFF complements this direct financial support with a dedicated PFR change team to provide each grantee with intensive technical assistance, training and coaching to help achieve their goals.
For more information, contact Criminal Justice Services Director Sonya Harper at 704-579-3151 or Sonya.Harper@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov. Park and Rec Releases Info on 2017 Summer Camps
Last week, our Park and Recreation Department released information on its 2017 summer camps offerings for youth and teens.
These camps will take place June through August at various recreation and nature centers and aquatics facilities. Registration will be accepted online, by phone and in-person beginning Feb. 1.
You can view a list of camps by visiting www.parkandrec.com.