Charlotte Council members hold town halls

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Three members of City Council have announced upcoming town hall meetings to hear from constituents and present updates on a variety of concerns, including planning, zoning, community safety and transportation.

Councilmember Al Austin (D-District 2) will host his town hall on Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, Room 267, 600 E. Fourth St. The meeting includes a district update and “inspirational message,” with brief comments from Mayor Dan Clodfelter. The meeting will also include interactive sessions on code enforcement, community safety, planning and neighborhood development initiatives. Lunch will be provided.

On the same day, 9 a.m.-Noon, Councilmember Ed Driggs (R-District 7) will hold his town hall at Providence High School’s Cafeteria, 1800 Pineville-Matthews Rd. Interactive discussions and breakout sessions will include planning and zoning, traffic and education.

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Councilmember Claire Fallon (D-At Large) will hold her town hall on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2-4 p.m., at the University City Library’s Community Room, 301 E. W.T. Harris Blvd. Fallon will share the mayor’s and city manager’s vision for the city and provide updates from Charlotte’s police and fire chiefs. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Posted by Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.