2011 Property Tax Revaluation http://wfae.org en Charlotte City Manager: No Property Tax Increase Needed http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-city-manager-no-property-tax-increase-needed <p>Charlotte property owners got some good news at last night’s budget meeting—city manager Ron Carlee will not recommend a property tax increase.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Unless I get contrary guidance from council, the budget which I will be putting together for you will not include a property tax rate change,” </span>Carlee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> said.</span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:29:38 +0000 Ben Bradford 48731 at http://wfae.org Fuller: No Tax Hike; Calls For Poverty Task Force http://wfae.org/post/fuller-no-tax-hike-calls-poverty-task-force <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mecklenburg County Commission Chairman Trevor Fuller says he doesn't want to raise taxes this year because the county expects to see a surplus in revenue from construction and other growth.</span></p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 20:01:58 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 44052 at http://wfae.org Fuller: No Tax Hike; Calls For Poverty Task Force Cannon Talks Priorities http://wfae.org/post/cannon-talks-priorities <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Patrick Cannon says he's still pinching himself after realizing a life-long dream of becoming mayor of Charlotte. He held his first press conference as mayor-elect in front of the new </span>Romare<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Bearden<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Park in uptown to highlight his goals when he takes office in December.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:45:41 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 38796 at http://wfae.org Cannon Talks Priorities Some MeckCo Reval Refunds Coming 'Soon' http://wfae.org/post/some-meckco-reval-refunds-coming-soon <p>Mecklenburg County is now officially required <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2013&amp;BillID=sb159&amp;submitButton=Go" target="_blank">by state law</a> to fix its botched 2011 revaluation and start issuing property tax refunds. An outside review estimated about one-third of the county's neighborhoods were assigned unfair property values.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 19:26:03 +0000 Julie Rose 32278 at http://wfae.org Some MeckCo Reval Refunds Coming 'Soon' Revaluation Bill Passes House, Now Goes To Governor http://wfae.org/post/revaluation-bill-passes-house-now-goes-governor <p>The N.C. House of Representatives on Monday night gave final legislative approval to a bill that requires Mecklenburg County to redo the flawed 2011 property revaluation and issue refunds – with interest – to any property owners overcharged.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:33:01 +0000 David Boraks 31443 at http://wfae.org Revaluation Bill Passes House, Now Goes To Governor Mecklenburg County Property Taxes Likely To Increase http://wfae.org/post/mecklenburg-county-property-taxes-likely-increase <p>Mecklenburg County commissioners tentatively approved a new budget Tuesday night that includes an increase to the property tax rate of 2.35 cents.</p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:02:38 +0000 Michael Tomsic 29189 at http://wfae.org Mecklenburg County Property Taxes Likely To Increase Streetcar Debate Sidelined As Council Focuses On Rest of City Budget http://wfae.org/post/streetcar-debate-sidelined-council-focuses-rest-city-budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Charlotte City Council learned Wednesday the price of its inaction on a capital investment plan. What they could have done last year by increasing the property tax rate 3.6 cents will now require an increase of more than 4 cents – and that doesn't even include the controversial streetcar.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:31:47 +0000 Julie Rose 25064 at http://wfae.org Streetcar Debate Sidelined As Council Focuses On Rest of City Budget Harrisburg Vigil Honors 2 Men Shot By Neighbor http://wfae.org/post/harrisburg-vigil-honors-2-men-shot-neighbor <p>Residents held <a href="http://www.wcnc.com/news/Vigil-held-to-honor-Harrisburg-victims-gunned-down-by-neighbor-200754371.html" target="_blank">a vigil Saturday night in Harrisburg</a>, northeast of Charlotte, to remember two neighbors who died in a shooting Friday&nbsp;&nbsp;in the Windsor Forest neighborhood. They gathered to remember 42-year-old Dan Kirchner and 64-year-old Gary Stocks. The Cabarrus County Sheriff’s office says the pair were shot to death in a backyard on a cul-de-sac on Coachman Court by neighbor Anthony Hardy. Sun, 31 Mar 2013 14:05:36 +0000 David Boraks 24339 at http://wfae.org Want To Hear Property Tax Appeals For Little Pay? Time To Apply Is Now http://wfae.org/post/want-hear-property-tax-appeals-little-pay-time-apply-now <p>Mecklenburg County is trying to fill 15 seats on the Board of Equalization and Review. That's the group responsible for hearing property tax appeals. It's a job that comes with a lot of criticism – particularly this last year as the board was inundated with appeals to the flawed 2011 revaluation. So why would anyone want the job?&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">First off, the hours can be a bear.</span></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 04:33:20 +0000 Julie Rose 22830 at http://wfae.org Want To Hear Property Tax Appeals For Little Pay? Time To Apply Is Now Careful What You Wish For? Bill Provides Refunds - And Back Taxes - For Reval Errors http://wfae.org/post/careful-what-you-wish-bill-provides-refunds-and-back-taxes-reval-errors <p>Mecklenburg County residents who've paid too much property tax these last few years because of the botched 2011 revaluation <em>will </em>get refunds . . . eventually. But legislation unveiled today to fix the problems also would result in a bill for back taxes for property that was undervalued.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cornelius homeowner Bob Deaton expects to get a refund. He and his neighbors were the first to organize against the 2011 Mecklenburg County property revaluation as soon as they got their new tax bills two years ago.</span></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:30:25 +0000 Julie Rose 22551 at http://wfae.org