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Lincolnton City Council Candidates Sought by Wednesday

Special Election set for March 21,  Lincolnton water/sewer rate hike                               

Candidates for Lincolnton City Council have Monday through Wednesday to qualify, with a three day window of January 9-11.   Council approved a resolution for a special municipal election for the late Councilman Dwaine Biggerstaff’s seat which will be held on Tuesday, March 21.  Potential candidates must be a registered voter and a city resident for 12 months preceding the election.  The qualifying location will be Lincolnton City Hall 125 N. Peachtree Street 706-359-3239.
Water and sewer rates increased by 2%                                                                                        
Council unanimously renewed a resolution for a 2% increase in water and sewer system rates, to mitigate large cost increases.

2023 Council meeting schedule set                                                                                                  
The yearly calendar for monthly meetings for the Mayor and City Council with the following dates was approved: January 3, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 11, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7 and December 5th.
In other action, Councilman Henry Brown was selected to serve as mayor pro-tem.
The next meeting of the City Council will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday February 7at City Hall.

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