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

by Captain Betty Crump, Concord Police Department

National Night Out, sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, is an annual neighborhood crime and drug prevention event that occurs annually on the first Tuesday in August.

It is celebrated in numerous cities, towns, and villages in the United States. Over the past 27 years, National Night Out has grown to 37 million people in over 15,000 communities from...

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by David Ratchford, Buildings and Grounds Director



Over the past five years, the City has engaged the services a professional arborist to conduct assessments of the trees growing in the planting strips along North Union Street. The arborist has made a series of preservation recommendations including extensive tree feeding, insect treatments, and pruning and cabling work intended to stabilize the trees. Unfortunately,...

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by Jim Sells, Emergency Management Coordinator

The elderly, very young, and people with mental illness and chronic diseases are at the highest risk of suffering from a heat-related injury. Even though these groups are at the greatest risk, we all are at risk to heat related injuries if we participate in strenuous physical activities during hot weather.  Heat related injuries occur when your body "radiator"...

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Mayor Scott Padgett

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   Bob Pate, Director of the Electric Department

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While summertime thunderstorms occur regularly in our area, significant snow fall is an anomaly.  It is unusual for Concord to experience multiple winter storm events. Snow, sleet and/or freezing rain usually last several days in our area.

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Mitchell Furr is the Code Enforcement Manager for the City of Concord and can be contacted at 704-920-5145.

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48 teens from high schools within Cabarrus County just finished their requirements for the fall semester of Concord Youth Council and boy did they do it with a bang!   Each member is required to obtain a minimum of 125 points each semester. They receive points for attending meetings twice a month, attending committee meetings and by serving their community with projects organized through the advisors, Debbie Littlefield and Deb Clark.

 



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Captain Larry Welch

Baker District Commander

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