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CMS “redlines” Cornelius; town responds

Last month the Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board (CMS) effectively eliminated capital spending for new schools in Cornelius… forever. Last night the Cornelius Town Board responded. Continue reading “CMS “redlines” Cornelius; town responds”

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Four liberals and four conservatives sat down and talked. Here’s what happened.

Since the advent of social media and tailored news outlets, civil discourse has become an endangered species.  I thought maybe in some small way we could start to change that. Continue reading “Four liberals and four conservatives sat down and talked. Here’s what happened.”

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Budgets, Bonds and Blazes

Earlier this month, with some fireworks and debate, the Cornelius Town Board unanimously approved the 2019 budget. Most of the public’s debate centered on expenditures for this year. But I’d like to take a few minutes and explain how this year’s budget affects what future town boards will be facing around 2022-2023. Continue reading “Budgets, Bonds and Blazes”