Horse's Mouth for July 30, 2014
“We have a fiscal issue we face today ... and we have to be very creative with how we address it.”— North Carolina Transportation Secretary Tony Tata on funding challenges for state highway projects. He was speaking to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Regional Transportation Coalition regarding widening I-77…Read more...
Letters to the Editor for July 16, 2014
How can there be so little funding? The very basic question/comments I have are: 1- I shouldn’t need to fully understand the intricate details of the agreement or traffic solution methods as our taxpayer $ pay for NCDOT and CRTPO staff to look out for our best interest. 2- How…Read more...
Meddling media member mocking municipal madness
There’s a meaningful method to municipal management, but Monday night it morphed, momentarily, into a monumentally maddening mess. In the end, Huntersville commissioners voted 3-2 (with Melinda Bales and Rob Kidwell opposed) to change the town’s zoning ordinance and reduce the “level of service” standards related to the number of…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for July 30, 2014
A quiz to test your knowledge of the ‘best’ ’Tis the season for “best of” lists — from sports networks mired between seasons to publications seeking the simplest way to patronize potential advertisers while staff members are on vacation — and even the vibrant, always hopping Lake Norman region is not…Read more...
Where Is This? for July 30, 2014