Council-Manager Memos

City Council Memo

Memo #19
Thursday, May 24, 2018

City Council Memo

Memo #29
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Around the Crown


​Department Updates​

NBA All-Star 2019 Supplier Diversity Tip-Off Event Summary 
Staff resource: Randy Harrington, Chief Financial Officer, 704-336-5013,

On May 16, the city partnered with the NBA, Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority to tip-off a supplier diversity event for upcoming NBA All-Star 2019 activities. More than 250 potential vendors attended.

NBA Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Oris Stuart discussed the NBA’s supplier diversity program, example contract and procurement opportunities for the All-Star event, and registration and bidding timeline. 

Charlotte City Manager challenge: Amp Up Charlotte

One of the city’s objectives is to ensure Charlotte Minority and Women Owned Small Business Enterprises (MWSBEs) are given fair and frequent opportunities to compete for business. Along these lines, the city has created the AMP Up Charlotte program. This initiative prepares Charlotte’s minority business owners for growth and expansion through business development services, mentoring, targeted training and access to large corporations for contract and procurement opportunities. 

Residential Recycling Contract
Staff resource: Victoria O. Johnson, Solid Waste Services Director, 704-336-3410,
The City of Charlotte contracts with Waste Management for the bi-weekly collection of curbside residential single-stream recycling.
Waste Management has experienced recent service delays and missed recycling collections. City staff is meeting regularly with the vendor and receiving daily service status reports. Residents are being asked to please keep recycling carts at the curb until collected.​

2018 State Legislative Report #1
Staff resource: Dana Fenton, City Manager’s Office, 704-336-2009,
Attached is the Week One State Legislative Report for the 2018 short session of the North Carolina General Assembly.  While the leadership has been preoccupied with budget negotiations, members have been filing bills on a variety of topics.