City of Concord to observe Memorial Day

Fri, 22 May 2020 15:47:00 GMT

In observance of Memorial Day, City of Concord offices will be closed Monday, May 25. With the exception of the previously announced suspension of mattress collection due to COVID19…..garbage, recycling, and bulky waste collection will operate on the normal schedule next week. However, all customers are asked to place yard waste at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26. Yard waste will be collected by the end of the day Friday, May 29. For more information, visit concordnc.gov or call 704-920-5555

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From Mayor Dusch: Remember the Three Ws

Mon, 11 May 2020 17:09:00 GMT

Elected officials with Cabarrus County, the cities of Concord and Kannapolis, and the towns of Midland and Mt. Pleasant announced State of Emergency declarations due to COVID-19 and a Stay at Home Proclamation. For more information on this and what it means for you, go to concordnc.gov.

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City of Concord COVID-19 update: Cabarrus, municipalities to align with State Stay-at-Home Order

Wed, 29 Apr 2020 17:00:00 GMT

The City of Concord joins local governments across the state in working to minimize the local transmission of coronavirus (COVID—19) while supporting community members and keeping up with changing guidance from state and federal resources. For additional information about COVID-19 impacts on City facilities and events, visit concordnc.gov. Community health updates and the latest local response information is available from the Cabarrus Health Alliance at cabarrushealth.org/555/Coronavirus-Information-Page.

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Community invited to guide the future of George W. Liles Parkway corridor

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 13:59:00 GMT

To kick off the George W. Liles Parkway Small Area Plan process, you're invited to  complete a community input survey. The results will help establish a unified vision for future development along George W. Liles Parkway. Get started on the City's public engagement portal: concord.publicinput.com. Full details at concordnc.gov.

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Concord City Council approves CDBG CARES sub-allocations

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 16:11:00 GMT

At a special meeting on April 21, the Concord City Council approved designating over $131,000 of federal CARES Act dollars to local agencies that are assisting Concord residents with critical needs. The CARES Act allocated supplemental CDBG funding of $400,339 to the City of Concord for grants to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. City Council has approved distributing funding to six agencies who are meeting immediate needs for Concord residents. Find out more at concordnc.gov.

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Update for utility customers: temporary payment policies in place

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 21:17:00 GMT

Consistent with Executive Order 124 issued by Governor Cooper on March 31, 2020, the City of Concord will neither disconnect utility accounts for nonpayment, assess new late payment fees, nor collect late payment fees that were imposed on accounts as of March 31 for at least 60 days (through May 31, 2020).

Customers that were disconnected for nonpayment prior to March 31, 2020 will be reconnected if the customer contacts the Customer Care Center to make payment arrangements for the outstanding balance.

City of Concord staff is prepared to discuss reasonable payment arrangements as stated in Section C of the Executive Order. Payment arrangements may be extended for at least a six-month period for the amounts that accrued over the effective period, including any extension of Executive Order 124 and 180 days thereafter. The six-month payoff period shall be calculated from the date of the termination of Executive Order 124. 

Customers should contact the Customer Care team at 704-920-5555 to discuss the City of Concord's response to this order, including reconnection of terminated service, payment options, or other concerns.

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Rider Transit suspends fares during Cabarrus Stay at Home Proclamation

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:08:00 GMT

Rider Transit plans to suspend fare collections on all routes effective at 5:30 p.m. today, March 26. This and a rear-door entry policy are the latest measures undertaken by the Cities of Concord and Kannapolis, which jointly operate Rider, to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. More: concordnc.gov.

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Concord-Padgett Regional Airport partners with Cabarrus Health Alliance in taking precautionary measures for passengers entering into Concord

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 21:26:00 GMT

Beginning Sunday, March 22, The City of Concord is taking an advanced step in precautionary measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a continued partnership with the Cabarrus Health Alliance, both organizations hope to limit the number of exposures due to travel in Cabarrus County. As passengers arrive at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (USA), before they come into a public area, certified nursing staff will be taking temperatures using a no-touch forehead thermometer to determine if COVID-19 precautionary measures should be considered. Learn more at concordnc.gov.

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Construction underway on Henry Greenway Riverwalk phase

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:13:00 GMT

Work underway on the Hector H. Henry, II Greenway: Riverwalk Phase, with plans for completion by late summer 2020. The segment will feature approximately 1.4 miles of ten-foot wide asphalt and boardwalk path, generally following the northern bank of the Rocky River near the Riverwalk neighborhood. The project also includes construction of an observation deck and a picnic shelter. Find out more at concordnc.gov or call 704-920-5600.

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