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



On Friday, April 27 and Monday, April 30, members of the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team will use the former Cabarrus County detention center for special training. In order to support the training, on-street parking will not be available on Means Avenue between Church Street and Union Street. In addition, the right lane of Church Street used to turn right on Corban Avenue will be closed. Traffic will be able to turn in both directions...

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On Saturday, April 14, 2012, the City of Concord will partner with the City of Kannapolis and Cabarrus County to host the third annual Viva Verde Earth Fest. The event, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m at North Cabarrus Park, offers something for everyone. Here are a few things to note before you head to the park!

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City of Concord staff members have received many questions about the recent arrival of cankerworms in the area. Aside from the unpleasant presence of the worms and their droppings, the defoliation can have a negative impact on trees that are already unhealthy. There appears to be less of a long-term impact on healthy trees.

The cankerworms or “inch worms” are moth larvae (like caterpillars). As they do each spring, the eggs hatching now...

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Have you tried transit?  More and more people in our community are.  In September, Rider Transit reported record ridership after several months of passenger growth following the November 2010 launch of the Rider Transit Center facility. This has continued as more passengers Try Transit to get around Concord and Kannapolis.

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Governor Perdue has declared March 4 - 10 as North Carolina's Severe Weather Awareness Week in an effort to spread the educational messages about how to prepare for various types of severe weather from tornadoes to flooding and lightning. Municipal emergency preparedness officials urge families to have safety plans for home, work, or school and practice these regularly.

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The City of Concord’s Downtown Municipal Parking Deck on Cabarrus Avenue has a new look. Solar modules have been installed on the deck's top level, providing shade to 32 parking spaces. The nearly $500,000 project, owned by a private investor, was funded in part through a North Carolina Main Street Energy II Grant. Power produced from the solar array will be sold back to the energy grid.

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The City of Concord will participate in North Carolina’s Urban Archery season for the second time in 2012. Hunting and fishing in North Carolina is regulated by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC). The WRC gives municipalities the option of participating in a specified Urban Archery season by submitting a letter of intent to participate in the season along with a map clearly defining the area to be included in the season. The established...

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A few weeks ago on the City Hall Blog, you learned about the City’s policy for garbage and recycling collection during adverse winter weather. The weather has been quite mild recently, but City’s Transportation Department staff members are also thinking ahead to prepare for what lays ahead this winter.

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To provide better and more efficient service, the City of Concord collects bulky and electronic waste on customers' regularly scheduled garbage days. The City asks that all customers call in to schedule bulky and electronic waste collection a minimum of two business days before their regularly scheduled garbage collection.

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As the season of colder temperatures and winter weather approaches, so does the risk of unsafe road conditions. We want to remind everyone of the City policy for garbage and recycling collection if we experience unsafe road conditions due to adverse weather.

The City of Concord’s goal is to provide reliable and cost-effective solid waste and recycling collection for City...

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