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There are many ways in which citizens can help guide Charlotte:

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Attend or speak at City Council meetings held the first through fourth Mondays of each month in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center (
600 East Fourth Street
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Serve on one of the City's 37 volunteer boards and commissions.  A listing, along with current vacancies, is available ( boards and commissions) or from the City Clerk's office, 704-336-2248.  Applications are held for one year

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Contact the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Customer Service & Information Center at 704/336-7600 with questions, requests or comments on any of Charlotte 's services.  The Center is open 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekends.  The Center's language line can accommodate calls in 148 languages

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Watch The Government Channel-Cable 16 for live coverage of City Council meetings (the first meeting of the month is not telecast), and shows about City operations, such as Inside Charlotte, Police Beat, and Agenda: Charlotte, hosted by Charlotte 's mayor.  Call with questions or comments to On the Air, a biweekly, live call-in show.  Schedules are listed in TV Week and on the City/County Web site

   - Surf the Web site (www.charmeck.org), recently named by Brown University as the second best local government Web site among the nation's 70 largest cities.  The site presents valuable information about City government and a variety of online services, as well as opportunities for citizens to provide feedback on current City issues

   - Attend a public meeting.  The City hosts a variety of meetings designed to give citizens opportunities to participate in decisions that affect them.  
Information about public meetings