STEELE CREEK NEWS
Neighborhood Improvement Program Meeting is September 29
(September 21, 2015) Charlotte city staff and consultants will be holding the
third public meeting on the Whitehall/Ayrsley
Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP) on
Tuesday, September 29 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM at Kennedy Middle School.
This will be a drop in meeting where
neighbors can view the latest list of priority projects for the
Whitehall/Ayrsley CNIP area and speak
one-on-one with project team representatives.
identified five neighborhoods across the city where it plans to make strategic
investments to address a broad array of community needs. One of
these is designated "Whitehall/Ayrsley."
It covers areas of northern Steele Creek located between I-485 and
Westinghouse Boulevard. In addition to Whitehall and Ayrsley, it includes parts of Berewick and
neighborhoods along Brown-Grier Road, Sandy Porter Road, and Steele
Creek Road. Over the next several years, the city will plan, design,
and implement $120 million in proposed community improvements in
these five areas, including $30 million in the Whitehall-Ayrsley
At the first
in March, residents marked up maps with notes and stickers to
identify areas where improvements to roads, intersections,
sidewalks, trails, parks, and other infrastructure are needed. See
Annotated Maps from the Whitehall/Ayrsley Community Meeting.
At the second community meeting
in April, project representatives presented a list of 59
potential projects and asked attendees to identify the 10 that they
believed were the most important. This list is not available on the CNIP
web pages. A version of this list was provided through the
Go Ayrsley Facebook page here:
Go Ayrsley Survey. but this survey only included 57
projects. The S. Tryon Street/Sandy Porter Road intersection and at
least one other project are missing from the Ayrsley survey list.
Many of the needs identified at the March
meeting are not the city's responsibility but would need to be
completed through state, county, or private initiatives. Although
these projects are not part of the CNIP,
city staff may be able to work with other governments or private
entities to expedite them.
The results of the April survey will be available at the
September 29 drop in meeting.
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