Charlotte City Council To Discuss 4-Year Terms At Monday Night Meeting

Feb 4, 2019

Charlotte city council Monday night will again take up the possibility of switching from two-year to four-year terms. It’s on the agenda for a strategy session beginning at 5 p.m.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
Credit Nick de la Canal / WFAE

At last week’s retreat, the council brought in a consultant who, according to WSOC-TV said four-year staggered terms are the best practice for a city Charlotte's size.

A number of city council members have pushed for the change. A poll in November found Charlotteans overwhelmingly oppose making the switch to four-year terms.

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During this evening’s session, the council will also get an update on the upcoming NBA All-Star game.

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