Charlotte Mayor Talks Transit Sales Tax, Nondiscrimination Ordinance, New City Council Appointment
Charlotte’s past and present occupy the City Council’s attention as it rolls along after making a contentious pick for filling a vacant council seat — a pick that was decided by the mayor’s tie-breaking vote.
City Hall is looking at how to implement one task force’s recommendation on streets whose namesakes have links to slavery, the Confederacy and white supremacy as well as another task force’s recommendation on building out a multi-billion-dollar transportation system with a tax increase.
Five years after setting off a national debate over LGBTQ rights, City Council is looking at a new nondiscrimination ordinance, which other local governments across the state have already approved.
Mayor Vi Lyles, fresh off her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, returns to discuss those issues and more.
Vi Lyles, mayor of Charlotte (@CLTMayor)