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Cornelius prepares to request state support on road projects, community redevelopment


CORNELIUS – Further discussion will be needed for town leaders to approve its state legislative agenda. Town Manager Andrew Grant presented 14 topics to represent Cornelius’ official position on funding priorities, including road-improvement projects, tax distribution and cancer research. Most of the leadership agreed a wide swath was the correct route to take, though Gilroy thought a narrower approach was […]

Robbins plans pass; DOT moves up major road project


CORNELIUS – The grand plans for the future of Robbins Park were officially passed by Cornelius commissioners at the Oct. 18 town board meeting. The new master plan includes a mix of active and passive recreation, as described by Parks and Recreation Director Troy Fitzsimmons, though the update is more focused on active elements. The number of soccer fields from […]

Traffic sound levels muddle noise issue


CORNELIUS – The fact that traffic noise in parts of town reaches higher decibel levels than at some local outdoor entertainment venues is making it difficult for officials to determine how to handle noise complaints. Cornelius commissioners established a noise ordinance in May, at the recommendation of the Land Development Code Advisory Board, that provided defined rules, and decibel and […]