City Hall Chats: previewing the new CityLink
Assistant City Manager Josh Smith introduces the new Concord CityLink that will debut September 13
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Labor Day

I n observance of Labor Day, City of Concord offices will be closed on Monday, September 2. Garbage, recycling, and bulky waste collection will operate on a normal schedule next week. However, all customers are asked to place yard waste at the curb by 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3. Yard waste will be collected by the end of the day Friday, September 6. For more information on service changes, visit  or call 704-920-5555.
September 11th

The Concord Fire Department invites the public to a community-wide Patriots Day remembrance ceremony at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11. The brief memorial service will be held at Concord Fire Station 8, located at 1485 Old Charlotte Road. Per the schedule established by City Council , the historic Gamewell Diaphone at Fire Station 1 will sound one blast at 8:46 a.m. on Monday, September 11 to honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 .

Scenes From Around The City
Emergency Manager,
Ian Crane, preparing
for National Preparedness Month.
Concord Police Support Commander, Lt.Cydney McGhee, assisting students with flag detail on their first day of school.
Concord Fire Department members taking part in Trench/Collapse training with NCANG 145th Technical Rescue.
Feel Good Friday!
Meet Violet - The Ray of Sunshine at City Hall!
City Circular
& Leisure Times

The latest issues of the City Circular and Leisure Times are coming soon in the mail! Want to read it now? Check out the  Fall 2019 City Circular digital edition, where you can read all the articles on your screen of choice. Looking for something from a recent issue? It’s in the  digital archives  – every story, every photo, and every page. You can also get ready for Fall fun in the  Leisure Times digital edition.

Alternate Library Parking

The Downtown Concord water tank will undergo maintenance Sept. 9-Dec. 20, including painting the exterior and sterilizing the interior. The tank will be tented during the sand blasting and painting process to protect surrounding properties. Temporary detours and vehicle access restrictions will affect Concord library branch visitors starting September 9. During this time the majority of the parking lot behind the library will be closed, as well as Cabarrus Ave Parking Deck rear entrance. All motorists wishing to access the parking deck should enter from and exit to Cabarrus Avenue W (across from City Hall). Find out more on alternate parking info and how the water tank has served us for over 80 years at
Concord In The Headlines
Work on Concord’s iconic water tower will affect parking beginning in September
CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) -  From the City of Concord:  A prominent feature in Downtown Concord will get a fresh coat of paint and interior cleaning starting in September. The City of Concord’s iconic elevated water tank can be seen rising above Union Street N and Cabarrus Avenue W, and is featured in many photos.

Parks and Recreation

Please see the Fall 2019 issue of Leisure Times for a full list of programs offered by the Parks and Recreation Department. Registration and more available at
Upcoming Meetings

Unless otherwise noted, location is the Council Chamber of City Hall, 35 Cabarrus Avenue W.
September 10th at 4:00 p.m.
City Council work session

September 11th at 7:00 p.m.
September 12th at 6:00 p.m.

September 17th at 6:00 p.m.

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.

Are you or someone you know looking for a challenging career with excellent benefits? We're hiring for full and part-time positions with a range of education and experience requirements, including employment opportunities perfect for students. Visit the Concord Careers Portal to get started or call 704-920-5100.

High 5 for Excellent Service

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.