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Governing Magazine's Public Officials of the Year program honors public officials around the nation who demonstrate long-term vision coupled with management skill. Pam Syfert, who has worked for the city of Charlotte since 1972 and is currently its city manager, received the 1999 award in North Carolina. Other winners include Utah Governor Michael Leavitt.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 49 Issue 11, Nov 1999, p3, il
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13397
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In December 2010, Charlotte Council Member James E. Mitchell, Jr. was sworn in as president of the National League of Cities for 2010-2011. He is the first North Carolina municipal official to lead the organization since former Scotland Neck mayor Ferd Harrison served as president nearly thirty years ago.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 60 Issue 12, Dec 2010, p1, 8-9, il, por
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18221
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Since 1973, Charlotte focused on improving its city-wide management while not reducing quality of services. A task force was assembled called the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Local Government Productivity Task Force to review municipal operations and determine how to decrease costs. City council was presented with the task force's findings on May 15, 1978 and this report is summarized in this article.
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24895
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The mayor of Charlotte makes less than waste laborers which may seem low, but the mayoral position is only a part time job. The city of Charlotte may want to consider changing this after the full-time example set by Pat McCrory.
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24908
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Patsy Kinsey is the temporary mayor of Charlotte after Anthony Foxx left to be U.S. Secretary of Transportation. She is described as quiet, but firm. So far, she has made an excellent impression on the people of Charlotte.
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24919
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With twice as many Democrats than Republicans in Charlotte, the mayoral race could prove interesting. What each possible mayor brings to the table for Charlotte based on each candidate’s political history as well as their potential is discussed.
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24923
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From his start in politics to his current run for the senate Republican candidate, Thom Tillis has presented a varying view of himself from moderate to arch conservative.
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24917
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A population shift since 1983 has now resulted in a African American majority in Charlotte. This has numerous political implications in the upcoming mayoral and city council elections.
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24926
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After firing the longtime County Manager Harry Jones, the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners is dragging their feet in finding a new one. Some say due to a lack of experience in finding such candidates, others are saying a lack of planning was involved.
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24941
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Charles Thomas, director of Queen City Forward, discusses his various hobbies and interests. From origami to photography, his interests are varied.
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24944
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Anthony Foxx, the U.S. transportation secretary, started his successful political career as mayor of Charlotte. When nominated, he was then unanimously voted into the transportation secretary position. He is described as being passionate about his job and genuinely liked by both Democrats and Republicans alike.
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24991
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Sarah Stevenson has been hosting public forum breakfasts since the 1970’s. These events have featured international visitors from around the world as well as local officials hoping to be elected.
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22594
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In just the first two years as City Manager of Charlotte, North Carolina, Ron Carlee has had to deal with an arrested mayor, a conflicted transit project, and control of the airport. But Carlee has handled the contentious situations with hard work and a supportive community.
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This article takes a closer look at the mayor of Charlotte, during a time when the city is at odds with the state legislature over transgender civil rights issues. After the state passed a bill effectively nullifying civil protections given to the LGBTQ community by the municipal governments, Charlotte faces an economic backlash from business and entertainment boycotts, and travel bans from other states.
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32318
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Stanford R. Brookshire retires this July as Charlotte’s mayor after four busy terms. In this article, Brookshire discusses current and future conditions in Charlotte’s economy, municipalities, development, and growth.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 4, Apr 1969, p26-47, il, por