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Government Information

Form of City Government

Mayor, Council and Manager

Form of County Government

Board of Commissioners and Manager

Police Department

City of Concord

  • 135 sworn officers
  • 19 civilian positions

Fire Department

City of Concord

  • 200 Total Personnel
  • 189 total Sworn Personnel
  • 11 Non-Sworn Personnel (4 Fire, 7 Call Center)
  • 58 Personnel assigned to each shift with minimum staffing of 50
  •  2 Battalion Chiefs assigned to each shift
  • 85 Certified Hazardous Materials Technicians
  • 14 Certified ARFF Personnel
  • 40 Certified Technical Rescuers
  • 9 Fire Stations strategically located throughout the city in two battalions
  • 9 Engine Companies
  • 2 Ladder Companies
  • 1 Rescue Company
  • 1 Aircraft Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) Unit
  • 1 Hazardous Material Unit
  • 1 Hazardous Material Decontamination Unit
  • 1 Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Unit
  • 1 Urban Search and Rescue Support Unit
  • 1 Fire Investigation Unit
  • 3 Brush Trucks
  • 1 Foam Trailer
  • 1 Air/Light Unit
  • 1 Mobile Generator/Light Tower
  • 1 Mobile Command Unit
  • 1 Fire Safety House
  • Fire Insurance Rating (ISO)

Class 3

  • Service Available Beyond Corporate Limits

Yes

Ambulance Service

County

Rescue Squad(s)

County

Planning Commission

City and County

Zoning Ordinance

City and County

 

Taxes (rates effective July 1, 2013)

 

Rate

City of Concord

$0.48

Cabarrus County

$0.70

Total

$1.18

Downtown Municipal Service District

Additional $0.21

Completion of Last Revaluation:   January 1, 2008

Real property tax based on effective rate / $100 of actual value.

 

Bond Rating for City of Concord

Agency\Type

GO Bonds

Revenue Bonds

Fitch IBCA

AA Stable

AA Stable (April 2011)

Moody’s Investor Service

Aa1 (Sept 2010)

Aa2 (May 2010)

Standard & Poors

AA Stable

AA- (May 2010)

 

Planning for the Future

The City of Concord partners with its neighborhoods through the Neighborhood Program to strengthen them and enhance the quality of life in the City.

Citizens and City government work together to plan for the future.   Examples include the Downtown Master Plan, the Center City Plan and the Land Use Plan.