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Did you know the City provides the e-Care customer service web portal for utility customers? Electric and Water customers can view usage information, pay their bill, or report a problem through the e-Care system. Sign up today to get online access to your electric utility information at
City Hall construction update
This week, CM Black began site work for the City Hall construction project. Cabarrus Avenue W is closed to through traffic between Union and Spring Streets until August 15, for utility work associated with the City Hall construction project. The Cabarrus Avenue parking deck entrance is accessible from Union Street using the library driveway. Those approaching from the west/roundabout should turn left on Spring Street NW, right on Grove Avenue NW, and right back on to Union Street to access the parking deck behind the library. Leaving the parking deck, traffic will be directed left onto Cabarrus Avenue W. Visit for photos and more information.
Attend the first public meeting of the Concord Wildlife Alliance August 5
The Concord Wildlife Alliance is the newest chapter of North Carolina Wildlife Federation and is seeking new members. Approximately one year ago, the Concord City Council established a goal to certify Concord as a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat through the National Wildlife Federation. A citizen committee that includes local NCWF members was formed to achieve this goal, with establishing CWA as their first step towards Community Wildlife Habitat certification. CWA invites everyone who is interested in wildlife and natural resource conservation to attend its first public meeting on Tuesday, August 5 at 6:30 p.m. at McGill Baptist Church located at the intersection of Poplar Tent Road and George W. Liles Parkway. A speaker from the NCWF will talk and answer questions about gardening for wildlife and back yard certification. CWA plans to hold public meetings at this time and location the first Tuesday of every month. Learn more and how to join at
Take a stand against crime on National Night Out
National Night Out (NNO) occurs annually on the first Tuesday in August, and is celebrated in every city, town, and village in the United States. Across the nation, residents get out in the community, holding block parties and getting to know their neighbors as a way to encourage crime prevention.  In addition to increasing awareness of crime, NNO also strengthens neighborhood spirit and community-police partnerships, while sending a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back against crime! On Tuesday, August 5, be sure to get out and know your neighbors, and keep your porch light on as a sign of vigilance against crime.
Are you ready to go back to school?
Believe it or not, back to school time for Cabarrus County School (CCS) students is coming soon. The first day of school for CCS students is Monday, August 25.  CCS recently launched its annual Back-to-School website for parents and students. The site includes school bell schedules, report card and progress report dates, calendars, and lots of other important information to help our parents and students prepare for the new school year. For more info, visit
Save the date for the Safety Palooza
Safe Kids Cabarrus is planning its third annual Safety Palooza at Super K-Mart in Concord (545 Concord Parkway N) on Saturday, September 20 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The event will offer a variety of free activities for both children and adults, as well as a chance to interact with Concord Fire and Police personnel. Stay tuned for more details coming soon.
City of Concord upcoming meetings
Unless otherwise noted, location is second floor of Municipal Building, 26 Union Street, S.
12 at 4:00 p.m. City Council work session
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