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Charlotte City Council members talk mobility plans, UDO, Spectrum Center upgrades and more

Charlotte Skyline
David Boraks
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WFAE

As you embark on summer vacation, Charlotte City Council is busy considering and voting on options for the city today and into the future.

Recently, they voted to spend $275 million to upgrade the Spectrum Center and build a Hornets practice facility.

They continue deliberating on the details of the Unified Development Ordinance, designed to guide growth into the next few decades.

Transportation funding and planning continue to be a top priorities as they consider the Silver Line extension and the final phase of the streetcar.

And affordable housing and public safety remain on their to-do list.

We hear from three members of the council about all these items and more.

Guests

Julie Eiselt, Charlotte Mayor pro tem and at-large representative on Charlotte City Council

Victoria Watlington, Charlotte City Council member representing District 3

Ed Driggs​, Charlotte City Council member representing District 7

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Erin Keever is Senior Producer of WFAE's Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins. She has been with the show since joining the station in 2006. She's a native Charlottean.