City Council wraps up annual strategy meeting, focuses on critical services

Britt Clampitt

​​CHARLOTTE, N.C.  (Feb. 2, 2018) – Charlotte City Council concluded its annual strategy meeting on Friday by reviewing some of the city’s most critical services.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services
On Friday, City Council members reviewed the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services program.

Looking ahead, Storm Water Services will begin developing a comprehensive plan, refine eligibility criteria for new projects and continue developing preventive maintenance strategies to extend the life of existing infrastructure, among other initiatives.

Charlotte Water
City Council members reviewed rate setting and financial planning for Charlotte Water and discussed rate projections for fiscal year 2019. The City of Charlotte will set a recommendation for water rates as part of the FY 2019 budget process.

Crisis communications
Council members agreed to hold a tabletop exercise, a crisis event simulation focusing on effective communication to the community.

To revisit the discussions and materials from Charlotte City Council’s 2018 annual strategy meeting, go to



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