City Hall Blog
Author:City Hall BlogCreated: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

On Wednesday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m., people across the nation will hear the familiar tones of the Emergency Alert System.  However, for the first time, this test will happen across the nation, all at the same time.

The first-ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) will provide federal, state, and local officials the opportunity to make sure vital life-safety information...

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In an effort to improve customer service, energy efficiency, and security, the front entrance of the City Hall Annex will temporarily close for the months of November and December. The building is located at 66 Union Street South, and contains offices for the Planning and Neighborhood Development and Human Resources...

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On Friday, October 7, a group of City of Concord coworkers released a Cooper’s hawk back into the wild after a long and unlikely rehabilitation effort.

Friday’s release of the Cooper’s hawk began a few months ago with the concern of some coworkers in the Transportation Department. On July 8, Daniel Johnson, Shane Herrin, and Chris Holshouser in the Signals Division were...

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It hasn’t happened just yet, but we’re on the verge of it.  Leaves are getting ready to drop off the trees by the thousands.  Our yards will be covered.  Ideally, they’d just lie there and rot…Mother Nature’s way of composting.  But, then that would ruin our lawns.



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The City of Concord is constructing its eighth water tank at a site off Rock Hill Church Road. When completed in March, the tank will have capacity for two million gallons of potable water. The tank will meet demand, emergency water supply, and fire flow availability needs for the next ten to fifteen years.

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The final entry of three-part series on transportation improvements will discuss several bridge upgrades around the City of Concord scheduled for the next five years. Other entries included information on the I-85 widening and major thoroughfare projects.

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The I-85 widening and associated interchange projects are perhaps the most visible construction projects planned by the City and NCDOT, but there are other key improvements that will make Concord’s transportation system safer and more efficient. Part two in a three part series,...

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As Concord has grown to a City with over 60 square miles of land area, nearly 80,000 residents, and a major tourism economy (20 million visitors per year to I-85 exit 49 alone), there is no doubt that our road infrastructure needs major enhancement. Although the majority of Concord’s thoroughfares are maintained by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the City of Concord invests considerable time and resources into ensuring...

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The improved solid waste services that began this week have had an exciting start, but we want to make sure that residents understand a few key points about the service improvements.

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The 2011 Independence Day festivals have already begin in many parts of our community. The City of Concord Department of Fire and Life Safety wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July. Although fireworks are one of the things we enjoy most about this holiday, they are also one of the greatest safety concerns. However, you can help make the holiday safe for your family and friends by ensuring that fireworks are used in a legal...

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