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Town of Pineville
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The Town
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Pineville
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Government
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Town services
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  1. 1. www.generationnation.org | facebook.com/generationnation | twitter.com/gennation Town of Pineville This is a PDF. Contact us for editable presentation document.
  2. 2. www.generationnation.org | facebook.com/generationnation | twitter.com/gennation2 The Town Municipality = city, town, village In Mecklenburg County • One city - Charlotte • Six towns - Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville No legal difference between a city, town or village – is preference of the residents
  3. 3. www.generationnation.org | facebook.com/generationnation | twitter.com/gennation3 Pineville Settled in 1700s – President James K. Polk born in 1795 Town incorporates in 1873 Population – 585 citizens in 1900 – 7,500 citizens today Area – 3.5 square miles
  4. 4. www.generationnation.org | facebook.com/generationnation | twitter.com/gennation4 Government Town Government – Mayor and Town Council – Nonpartisan election every 2 years Council-Manager Government – Elected Town Council sets policies – Professional Town Administrator manages town government  Town Ordinances (local laws/rules) – http://townofpineville.com/town-ordinances/
  5. 5. www.generationnation.org | facebook.com/generationnation | twitter.com/gennation5 Town services Planning • Zoning, planning and land use Public Works • Sidewalks, streets, garbage, recycling, stormwater Parks & Recreation and Cultural Services • Parks, athletics, arts programs, festivals Public Safety • Police, Animal Control • EMS/Fire Town Government • Operations, Finance
  6. 6. www.generationnation.org | facebook.com/generationnation | twitter.com/gennation6 Budget FY2014 = $9,879,155 Sources of funds= Taxes, fees, other •Property tax=32 cents/$100 of property Where each dollar goes* • 52 cents – Public safety • 19 cents – Tourism and culture • 13 cents – Administrative and General government • 6 cents – Public works • 4 cents – Storm water • 3 cents – Sanitation • 2 cents – Powell Bill • 1 cent - Other Source: Mecklenburg County FY13-14 Tax Brochure Powell Bill = funds from NC to be used for town streets, sidewalks, bike lanes
  7. 7. www.generationnation.org | facebook.com/generationnation | twitter.com/gennation7 Who runs the town? The Mayor and Town Council Elected, nonpartisan • Mayor and Town Council • Establishes priorities on community needs, sets policy, establishes the budget, levies taxes, creates ordinances Town Administrator • Hired by Town Council • Responsible for daily operations of the town and
  8. 8. www.generationnation.org | facebook.com/generationnation | twitter.com/gennation8 Town Council Meetings Town Council Meetings – 2nd Tuesday each month, 6:30PM – Pineville Hut Meeting Facility, Johnston Road – Who can attend? Anyone Website: www.townofpineville.com Follow town government meeting agendas, minutes and news – www.townofpineville.com/category/meetings-and-minutes/
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