Category: City News

2022 Water Quality Report

Annual Water Quality Report Now Available The City of Belmont’s 2022 Annual Water Quality Report is now available to the Public. We release this report each year to meet state requirements and to also keep our residents and customers informed about their drinking water. To view the report, please click the link below. VIEW 2022 … Continued

Public Engagement Now Open- Sloan’s Ferry (Wilkinson Blvd) Bridge, I-85 Widening, and Catawba Crossings

There are currently three opportunities for public engagement related to transportation initiatives in Belmont: Sloan’s Ferry Bridge & Wilkinson/ Catawba Intersection (B-6051, U-6143) This project will replace the bridge on Wilkinson Boulevard (U.S. 74/ U.S. 29) over the Catawba River (Lake Wylie) on the Gaston/Mecklenburg County Line. It also includes modifications of the Catawba Street … Continued

Going Green with Goats

The City is utilizing goats on the land south of Wilkinson Blvd near the Abbey Creek to clear out the overgrown underbrush and eat the invasive kudzu that has taken over the area. These goats are environmentally friendly, will have minimal negative impact to the area ecosystems, and let’s be honest they are so much … Continued

City Council Considerations for the old Belmont Middle School Redevelopment

The Belmont City Council met this past weekend for their annual planning retreat and discussed potential redevelopment uses for the Belmont Middle School. During the discussion, the council outlined uses they would consider and not consider for the site. Any redevelopment will need to go through a conditional rezoning process or obtain a special use … Continued

31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Service

The 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Celebration sponsored by the City of Belmont, the Belmont Coalition of Concerned Citizens, the Gaston County NAACP, the Gaston County Organization for Community Concerns, and Race Matters Community Conversation will take place Monday, January 17th, 7pm. For the second year the service will be held virtually and … Continued

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