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Concord Weekly Update - July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Did you know?
Did you know that the City of Concord’s Fleet Services department is responsible for overseeing a fleet of over 1000 vehicles and equipment? The department was recently awarded the 2019 Best 100 Fleets of North America by Governing Magazine. The 2019 submission highlighted the balance of efficiency and effectiveness measures attained in the NC Benchmarking Program. To learn more about the City’s Fleet Services Department, visit concordnc.gov.

 


Concord in the headlines
City of Concord first responders come to aid of stranded bus passengers
Streetscape results: Public votes for expanding Union Street sidewalks for outdoor activity

 

Highlights of the July 11 City Council Meeting

Please visit concordnc.gov to see the Council Agenda in its entirety.

Presented a Proclamation of thanks recognizing Price Memorial AME Zion Church for their 30th year in the City's Adopt A Street program.

 

Presented a retirement plaque to Archie Coble for 30 years of loyal and dedicated service to the City of Concord Fire Department.

 

Recognized Fleet Services for receiving the 2019 Best 100 Fleets of North America Award.

 

Presented a Certificate of appreciation to outgoing Board / Commission Members Clyde Kluttz and Warren Nance.   

 

Conducted a public hearing and approved a contract for a three year / 85% tax based Economic Development Incentive Grant to Project Sim to locate at 7075-A Aviation Blvd.  

 

Conducted a public hearing and adopted an ordinance amending Articles 1 and 6 of the Concord Development Ordinance (CDO) relative to procedures for zoning violations and permit revocation.  

 

Adopted a policy setting the requirements for citizen requests of street renaming’s within the City of Concord.

 

Recognized the Hearthwood Homeowners Association into the City's Partnership for Stronger Neighborhoods program. 

 

Awarded FY20 Neighborhood Matching Grants for Recognized Neighborhoods

Authorized the City Manager to negotiate and execute a two-year contract with Agio, LLC. in the amount of $266,925.12 for cyber security related technology services.

 

Authorized the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with Armstrong Glen, PC for architectural and engineering services relating to the design of the Electric Equipment Shed. 

 

Authorized the City Manager to enter into a contract with Landmark Structures I, L.P. for the construction of a new elevated water storage tank in the amount of $4,975,000 and execute a contract amendment with HDR Inc. for construction administration services in an amount not to exceed $311,600.

 

Accepted a grant from the FAA for the purchase of the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) truck and to adopt a budget amendment.

 

Approved a Letter of Agreement for Concord-Padgett Regional Airport to participate in the NCDOT Division of Aviation Airport Safety / Maintenance Program and to adopted a resolution of commitment.

 

Adopted a resolution amending the Customer Service Policies and Procedures.

 

Join our team!
Are you or someone you know looking for a challenging career with excellent benefits? We're hiring for full and part-time positions with a range of education and experience requirements, including employment opportunities perfect for students. Visit the Concord Careers Portal to get started or call 704-920-5100.

Parks and Recreation highlights: art for all ages
Please see the Summer 2019 issue of Leisure Times for a full list of programs offered by the Parks and Recreation Department.


Good Food, Good Mood

For ages 6 & up, plus and adult. This healthy food swap will have you doing a happy dance! Join our fun family class as we make tasty and healthy recipes. Learn together as we experience Great Greek. High in protein, you’ll be surprised by how many ways Greek yogurt can be used in the kitchen. Class meets Thursday, July 18 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Road NE. Class price is per person, youth or adult. Fee per participant is $8 for City residents; $13 for non-residents. Pre-registration is required. More information and online registration is available at concordparksandrec.org.

 


City of Concord upcoming meetings
Unless otherwise noted, location is the Council Chamber of City Hall, 35 Cabarrus Avenue W.

July
16 at 6:00 p.m. Planning and Zoning Commission

August
6 at 4:00 p.m. City Council work session
7 at 7:00 p.m.
Historic Preservation Commission
9 at 6:00 p.m.
City Council regular session

Stay Connected!
Visit the City's website for the latest information and updates at concordnc.gov. Check out our page on Facebook and our other interactive features! 

Have you experienced great service from Team Concord?
If you have had an experience from our team that left an impact, we hope you'll let us know so we can recognize that coworker with a "High 5 for Excellent Service." You can get started by visiting concordnc.gov/High5 or call  704-920-6400 to submit your acknowledgement over the phone.

Peter Franzese
Public Affairs and Projects Manager
City of Concord
franzese@concordnc.gov
704-920-5210 office