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Steele Creek Residents Association Annual Meeting is February 22

2018 Meeting Topics: Schools, Highway 160, and Steele Creek Branding

(December 22, 2017) Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox will be the featured speaker at the 2018 meeting of the Steele Creek Residents Association on Thursday evening, February 22 at Kennedy Middle School (4000 Gallant Lane).

Time:     6:30 PM - Pre-meeting Meet and Mingle
              7:00 PM - Presentations
              8:00 PM - Additional Meet and Mingle

There will be a pre-meeting from 6:30 to 7:00 when attendees can meet, mingle, and learn about over twenty non-profit groups and local government agencies that will have displays with information about their services and programs.

Dr. Clayton Wilcox, Superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will be the featured speaker. He will provide updates on plans for two new schools and upgrades at Olympic that were approved in the recent School Bond and discuss issues related to area elementary, middle, and high schools.

Highway 160Stuart Basham, Division 10 Planning Engineer with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), will give an update on the status of the planned improvements to State Highway 160 (Steele Creek Road) and other highway projects. Funding of $59.6 million for widening Highway 160 is included in the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The widening project now extends from the South Carolina state line to I-485, and construction is scheduled to begin in 2021. Improvements to the intersection of Steele Creek Road and Hamilton Road are scheduled for 2018.

CMSWilliam Hodges of New Forum, Inc. (which developed and manages Ayrsley) and the Charlotte Chamber SouthWest Chapter will discuss efforts to brand Steele Creek and promote it's identity, which include adopting a logo and erecting welcome signs along roadways. A special insert on Development in Steele Creek was published in the Charlotte Business Journal in September.

The Meet and Mingle will continue until 8:30 or as long as folks are interested in staying to talk. Participants in the Meet and Mingle will include Alignment Southwest Charlotte, Arrowood Business Association, Berewick Recreation Center/Winget Recreation Site, Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT). Charlotte Douglas Airport, Charlotte Engineering and Property Management, Charlotte Housing and Neighborhood Services, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department:  Steele Creek Division and Animal Care and Control, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Lake Wylie Covekeepers/Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, McDowell Nature Center, Mecklenburg County Tax Assessor's Office, North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), Olympic High School Foundation, Palisades Episcopal School, Steele Creek Athletic Association, Steele Creek Library, Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, and Steele Creek YMCA

2018 Annual Meeting
Kennedy Middle School is located at 4000 Gallant Lane, off Brown-Grier Road near Sandy Porter Road and I-485 Exit 3. Click HERE or on the map above to see the location in Google Maps.   

Click on this link to read about the 2017 meeting: Chief Putney at SCRA Annual Meeting: Know Your CMPD Community Coordinator.

2017 Steele Creek Annual Meeting

Although attendees can sign up for membership in the Residents Association (for $10), membership is not required for attendance. Everyone interested in Steele Creek is welcome. You may also mail your dues to PO Box 39396, Charlotte NC 28278-1024.

This will be a great opportunity to learn more about what's going on in Steele Creek and catch up with folks you may not have seen for a while.

We hope to see you there!

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