County Board of Commissioner Bill James posted a Facebook entry Saturday responding to some 200 e-mails he has received regarding the library closings. In an attached PDF (which can be read here), James said the County cannot by law raise taxes in the middle of the year; it can’t sell the arena and it can’t […]
Kids at the Morrison Regional Library at South Park sold lemonade today to raise funds to save the libraries. With a $2 million budget shortfall, it’s going to take a lot of lemonade.
News of the Mint Hill Library and 11 others within the system closing because of budget shortfalls have sent shock waves throughout the community. E-mails to the Mint Hill Times have called it a “sad day” in Mint Hill. While there is an movement county-wide to raise funds to save libraries, Mayor Ted Biggers has […]
An information session for nonprofit organizations interested in applying for County grant funding for fiscal year 2011 will take place Monday, February 15, 2010. Staff members from the Mecklenburg County Manager’s Office will host the free session from 10 a.m. to noon in room 267 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center at 600 E. Fourth St., Charlotte. […]