City Hall Blog

Author: City Hall Blog Created: 4/28/2009 3:28 PM
The City Hall Blog is designed to provide information on different City of Concord events, projects and/or issues. Guest bloggers from various departments will provide their insight on activities to help keep our customers up-to-date on their municipal government. Comments may be sent to franzese@concordnc.gov

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I’m Mandy Smith-Thompson, Concord’s Environmental Educator. It’s my job to teach the citizens of Concord how they can better protect the planet we all call home. Here are some things I want all our citizens to understand. Allow me to translate some of our favorite environmental slogans in the next 5 installments of the Educator’s blog

 

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Brian Hiatt, City Manager - City staff is working hard to finalize recommendations on the FY 2009-2010 budget. In North Carolina, the City Manager has to present a balanced budget recommendation to the City Council by the end of May and the Council has to adopt the budget by the end of June in preparation for the next fiscal year beginning July 1. I anticipate the presentation will take place on Tuesday, May 26.

Obviously budgets are a challenge...

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Christie Putnam, Stormwater Director - The City of Concord Stormwater Department is proud of our natural resources and constantly looking for ways to enhance the quality of life for our citizens. One way we are trying to make a difference is by improving the quality of water in our creeks, streams, rivers and lakes. This can only be done as a group effort with all citizens. Everyone can help this effort by being cautious of what goes down...

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Bob Dowless, Director of Parks and RecreationBob Dowless, Director of Parks and Recreation - Today I inspected the work at the Downtown Connector Greenway, we are in the finishing stage. There have been many decisions and adjustments that have helped shape the final plans. One of the more significant decisions was to secure additional property surrounding the trail. This will help assure that  the natural environment will remain as it is today. We anticipate a grand opening around the first of June.  ...

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