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MECKLENBURG COUNTY FY 2015 Annual Action Plan Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing and Public Comment Period April 1, 2014 Meck...

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Two Town Public Work employees, Danny McMillan and Randy Hunt, have been recognized as the town’s latest North Carolina Roads Scholars. They ...

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Jeremy McCain, a member of the Public Works Department, has been named the Town of Matthews Employee of the Year. Town employees chose him for this ho...

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 Indian Trail, Matthews, Mint Hill and Stallings have received a $25,000 grant to aid them in their formation of an economic development alliance. Creative Economic Development Consulting will work with the municipalities to evaluate various economic development partnership opportunities for the four communities and develop a plan of action. The ultimate goal is to work together to enhance the economy of each community.

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  Town of Matthews has a fantastic lineup of events, concerts and festivals for 2014.  Click Here for the complete Special Events Calendar...

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You can now get a Town of Matthews License Plate. The license plate will have the Town logo imprinted on the First in Flight License plate and four randomly generated numbers. The cost for the special plate is $30.

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2014 Garbage/Holiday Schedule  
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NCDOT Reminds Motorists to Keep Alert for Deer During Fall Months 61,688 animal-related crashes in N.C. in last three years RALEIGH — ...

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The Matthews Town Board will fund $5.2M in improvements to a section of S. Trade Street. The project has been discussed for several years as approximately 20,000 vehicles travel S. Trade Street daily. The Board voted unanimously to move forward with selling bonds to fund the project.

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The Town of Matthews is accepting applications for three positions on the Planning Board and two positions on the Board of Adjustment.

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The Towns of Indian Trail, Matthews, Mint Hill and Stallings are exploring the idea of combining their resources in order to be more successful in retaining and recruiting businesses and jobs to the area. The Town Boards and Town Managers met earlier this week to hear a presentation on how the North Mecklenburg Towns of Davidson, Cornelius and Huntersville have combined their economic development efforts.

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The Town of Matthews Appearance/Tree Advisory Committee has an opening for a new member.

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 As part of a national community planning assistance effort by the American Planning Association (APA), Crestdale will undergo an intensive planning study...

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The Town of Matthews has released a mobile application that will allow citizens to have instant access to the Town’s website, to report items such as a pothole or a malfunctioning traffic light. The MyMatthews Application is free and is available for I Phones and Droids now. A version for Blackberry and independent devices is coming soon.

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Fire & EMS Explorers Take Home Honors

 The Matthews Fire & EMS Explorer Post 911 has shiny new hardware to display at the station. The group of teens recently won several honors at the N.C. Fire & EMS Explorers competition in Warren County.

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Town of Matthews has received a $3,000 grant to establish a new Community Garden. 

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Beginning Tuesday, June 7, 2011, the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) will start Route 94 – Matthews/Mint Hill Shuttle, serving the Lawyers Glen Assisted Living Center, Levine Senior Center and Blessed Assurance Adult Day Care.

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Join us for The Matthews Summer Concert & Movie Series. The movies and concerts are free and held in Stumptown Park. The series includes a variety...

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The BBB advises homeowners to be wary of contractors who promise work at cut-rate prices. They may show up at your door, advertise in local newspapers, or put fliers in your mailbox.

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The Town of Matthews Economic Development Advisory Committee has an opening for a new member.

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Street/Garbage & Recycling/ Cancellation Information

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The Town of Matthews has implemented a new downtown parking plan. The new regulations include designating several parking areas as 2 hour parking, 30 minute parking and 24 hour parking. Signage detailing the new rules is now up and is easy to read.

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The Matthews Town Board of Commissioners approved the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 budget during their meeting Monday. The budget focuses on maintaining current services for citizens during the continued economic recession

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Mecklenburg County government offices and agencies will be closed on Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day and open on a normal schedule Tuesday, June 1.

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Government communications professionals from 16 North Carolina cities and towns came away winners in the second annual Excellence in Communications Awards presented Thursday, April 29 in the Davis Theater at the Cabarrus County Arts Council by NC3C, the North Carolina City & County Communicators.

The Town of Matthews won first place for Branding and Logo Development and second place for the Town’s website.

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During International Compost Awareness Week, May 2 to May 8, 2010, the County is rolling out the red carpet for wannabe composters with an array of free programs and workshops dedicated to the practice of turning yard and kitchen scraps into nutrient-rich fertilizer for your flowers and vegetables.

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According to North Carolina law, a bicycle is a vehicle, and bicyclists share the same rights and responsibilities as other drivers. National Bicycle Safety Month is recognized during May of each year, and the N.C. Department of Transportation takes this time to remind those traveling by both bicycle and motor vehicle to obey all traffic laws and use caution.

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The N.C. Department of Transportation is partnering with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol in a pilot project to create safer locations for local and state law enforcement to conduct accident investigations along the state's highways.

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As people in North Carolina and across the globe celebrate Earth Day, the North Carolina Department of Transportation announces a new initiative to encourage drivers to do their part for the environment by conserving fuel.

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Mecklenburg County is making it easier than ever for residents to watch decisions that County leaders make.

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The Town of Matthews honored Harris Teeter, Inc. during the “Laying the Foundation for Business Development Economic Summit”. Harris Teeter, Inc., headquartered in Matthews, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year.

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Taking the roads less traveled to explore North Carolina's history, geography and culture is now easier than ever thanks to the re-designed Web site of the N.C. Scenic Byways program. The N.C. Department of Transportation launched the new site today at www.ncdot.gov/travel/scenic

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On Tuesday, April 20, 2010 from5:00 p.m. to 5:30p.m. in Rooms 270-271 at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center (located @ 600 East 4th Street) a Public Hearing regarding the draft of the FY 2011-2013 Consolidated Plan and FY 2011 Action Plan will be held.

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Milling and Paving of N. Trade Street is now underway. The work will be done at night to minimize impacts on traffic. Over 10,000 vehicles use N. Trade Street daily.

The roadway will be closed from the intersection of John Street to Matthews Mint Hill Road from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night this week. Paving is expected to completed by April 17.

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The Town of Matthews has officially asked the Mecklenburg County Air Quality Division to require Biomedical Waste, Inc. to adhere to the new federal air quality standards within three years instead of the proposed five years.

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Nancy Williams was honored by the Town of Matthews Board of Commissioners for her 30 years of service to the Town. Nancy will retire from the Town on March 31.

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Mecklenburg County government offices and agencies will be closed on Friday, April 2, for Good Friday and open on a normal schedule Monday, April 5. This includes all units of the Department of Social Services, the Tax Office, Elections Office, the Register of Deeds Office, and the Land Use and Environmental Services Department.  The Department of Social Services will also be closed on Saturday, April 3.  CharMeck 311 is available 24 hours a day, and seven days a week for assistance.

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Explore North Carolina's Native American history on the Indian Heritage Scenic Byway.

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Courtney Pruitt and Travis Ernsberger have completed the Fire Academy at Cleveland Community College where they earned Firefighter I and II certification. The academy involved residing at area fire stations for two months of extensive training. Pruitt and Ernsberger are volunteer firefighters with the Town of Matthews Fire & EMS Department.

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April 1 Update - Paving of Trade Street, which will occur during the night, will occur the week of 4/11. Concrete work is nearly complete.

Matthews Mint Hill Rd- first level of paving will be finished today. No work this weekend and second level will be done next week. This should take three days.


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A new event has been added to BeachFest Matthews - the Sandy Feet 5K & 1K Fun Run. Come celebrate a weekend of sun, fun and beach music in downtown Matthews.

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The Town of Matthews and Habitat and Wildlife Keepers (HAWK) will co-sponsor the 4th Annual Earth Day in Matthews, on Saturday, April 24th, from 10-1, in Stumptown Park.
 
As part of the event, HAWK is promoting a giant recycling initiative.  You can bring the following items to Earth Day and they will be properly disposed, reused, or donated to nonprofit groups. 

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Children, ages 2-5 are invited to eat Lunch with the Easter Bunny, from 11 a.m. – 12 noon, on Friday, March 26, at the Matthews Community Center. The Easter Eggstravaganza will be from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, March 27, at Stumptown Park.

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The week of March 15, the U.S. Census Bureau will mail 2010 Census questionnaires to households throughout the nation, including the Town of Matthews. The census is a count of everyone living in the United States and, since 1790, has been conducted every 10 years.

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The Town of Matthews will offer its first archery class to children ages 8 to 12 at Stumptown Park beginning April 3.

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Henry has worked for the Town for the last five years as the Code Enforcement Officer. His fellow coworkers nominated him for this honor because of his compassion for his coworkers and the citizens of the Town.

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The Town of Matthews has t-shirts, hats, fleece jackets and hooded sweatshirts available for purchase.

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The Town of Matthews is updating its listing of Home Owner Associations (HOA) and Neighborhood contacts. The Town uses the contact information on a re...

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LOW TEMPERATURES AND POSSIBLE WINTER STORM SPUR REMINDER OF CARBON MONOXIDE DANGERS   Charlotte, N.C. – The Mecklenburg County Health Departm...

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Charlotte, NC -- Residents and businesses that own property such as watercraft, manufactured housing, farm tractors, aircraft, machinery, equipment, furniture, fixture

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The Town of Matthews Fire & EMS Department has donated approximately 30 self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) to the Port-au-Prince Rotary Club of Haiti. The equipment is used by firefighters to breathe during hazardous situations.

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Town Hall
232 Matthews Station Street
Matthews, NC 28105
Phone: 704-847-4411
Fax: 704-845-1964
Email

Contact:
 

Annette Privette Keller
Communications Director/Assistant to the Manager
Phone: 704-708-1228
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