December 27, 2019
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City Hall Chats: holiday greetings
City Manager Lloyd Payne joined Assistant City Managers LeDerick Blackburn and Joshua Smith recently to share a special holiday message with you, play the video above to watch. We wish you a wonderful holiday season and the best in 2020!

Holiday Schedule information ( click here for full article ):
  • City offices will be closed Wednesday, January 1.
  • All garbage, recycling, and bulky waste routes will operate on a normal schedule the week of December 30.
  • During the weeks of December 23 and December 30, extra bags may be placed beside your carts for collection. Extra recyclables must be in clear bags. Finding ways to reuse gift wrap, bags, and boxes is highly encouraged.
  • For the week of December 30, yard waste for all customers should be at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on Monday. Live Christmas trees may be placed curbside (with stand, lights, and ornaments removed) with your regular yard waste.
  • Visit or download the CARTology mobile app to verify your collection schedule.
Real estate and personal property tax bills due January 6
Payments made after the deadline are subject to penalties
Cabarrus County real estate and personal property tax bills for 2019 are classified as past due if not paid by January 6, 2020. Bills paid after January 6 are subject to interest charges, collection actions and/or tax foreclosure. The County now provides tax collection services for all Cabarrus municipalities. The consolidated 2019 municipal/County bills were mailed in July to the address owner on the tax record as of Jan. 1, 2019.

View your consolidated bill and make payments online through the County website at . Cabarrus County real estate and personal property tax can be paid: online or over the phone using a credit card or debit card; by mail using the envelope and coupon provided with the bills; or in person at the Cabarrus County Government Center (65 Church St. SE, Concord) Mondays-Fridays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For questions, call the Cabarrus County Tax Collector at 704-920-2119 or email
Concord Police Department deploys new DWI Task Force

CONCORD, N.C. (WSOC) - The Concord Police Department deployed its DWI Task Force for the first time Friday night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway to enforce the law. The force is made up of 12 officers who on their days off conduct unannounced patrols and set up license-checking stations.They use real-time traffic data to home in on what locations to patrol. “It's the number of crashes we can prevent and the number of lives we can save,” Concord Police Chief Gary Gacek said. “What we're looking for is voluntary compliance of the law. We want people to stop driving impaired. It's that simple.”

Upcoming Meetings

Unless otherwise noted, location is the Council Chamber of City Hall, 35 Cabarrus Avenue W.
January 7 at 4:00 p.m. - City Council work session
January 8 at 7:00 p.m. - Historic Preservation Commission
January 9 at 6:00 p.m. - City Council regular session
January 21 at 6:00 p.m. - Planning and Zoning Commission
The City of Concord partners with our community to deliver excellent service, and plans for the future while preserving, protecting, and enhancing the quality of life.
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If you have had an experience from our team that left an impact, we hope you'll let us know so we can recognize that coworker with a "High 5 for Excellent Service." You can get started by visiting or call 704-920-6400 to submit your acknowledgement over the phone.
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