Council Quickies: $275-million Spectrum Center project approved (QC Nerve)

Charlotte City Council met for a business meeting on Monday night, with the main event coming in the form of a public hearing, discussion and a vote on whether to approve new spending on Spectrum Center renovations and a new practice facility that will lead to a lease extension, keeping the Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte through at least 2045.

The night’s first public comment forum was on the Strategic Mobility Plan, beginning with Elina Shephard of Sustain Charlotte. She voiced support for the SMP. “We enthusiastically support the goal to reduce the percentage of people driving to work alone from 76% to 50%.”

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