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Town of Huntersville
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The Town
Municipality = city, town, village
In Mecklenburg County
• One city - Charlotte
• Six town...
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Huntersville
Settled in 1700s
Incorporated in 1873
– Cotton, farms, trains, commerce
Population
– O...
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Government
Town Council
– Mayor and Town Board of Commissioners
– Nonpartisan election every 2 year...
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Town services
Planning
• Zoning, planning and land use
Public Works
• Sidewalks, streets, garbage, ...
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Who runs the town?
The Mayor and Town Board 
Elected, nonpartisan
• Mayor and Town Board
• Establis...
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Town Board Meetings
Town Board Meetings
– 1st and 3rd Monday of each month
• 6:30PM at Town Hall
– ...
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  1. 1. GenerationNation.org Town of Huntersville This is a PDF. Contact us for editable presentation document.
  2. 2. 2 GenerationNation.org 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. 3 GenerationNation.org Huntersville Settled in 1700s Incorporated in 1873 – Cotton, farms, trains, commerce Population – Over 40,000 citizens today Area – 31 square miles
  4. 4. 4 GenerationNation.org Government Town Council – Mayor and Town Board of Commissioners – Nonpartisan election every 2 years Council-Manager Government – Elected Mayor and Town Board set policies – Professional Town Manager administers policies and manages town government – Code of Ordinances (local laws/rules) http://www.huntersville.org/TownGovernment/CodeofOrdinances.aspx
  5. 5. 5 GenerationNation.org 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. 7 GenerationNation.org Who runs the town? The Mayor and Town Board  Elected, nonpartisan • Mayor and Town Board • Establishes priorities on community needs, sets policy,  establishes the budget, levies taxes, creates ordinances Town Manager Greg Ferguson • Hired by Mayor and Town  Board • Responsible for daily  operations of the town and
  7. 7. 8 GenerationNation.org Town Board Meetings Town Board Meetings – 1st and 3rd Monday of each month • 6:30PM at Town Hall – Who can attend? Anyone Website: www.huntersville.org Follow town government meeting agendas, minutes and news – http://www.huntersville.org/TownGovernment/AgendaMinutes.aspx

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