Recent News & Updates
The Belmont Community Association seeks to commission a local artist to create and install art along the eastern side of Seigle Avenue, starting immediately north of the railroad underpass between Otts and Van Every Streets (see map on the last page of the RFP). The...read more
Building Belmont's Best interns have completed the first month of their 8-week internship that started May 1, 2019. Each intern can potentially earn $500 for completing at least 10 hours each week at their assigned Belmont Business. Internship funds were provided by...read more
Below are the minutes from the Belmont Community Association meeting held on June 5, 2019 Conversation with Community Officers & Code Enforcement break-ins have increased recently; several individuals may be suspects trying to help get individuals off the street...read more
Raina Purvis, owner/operator of Queen’s Coffee Bar in the Belmont neighborhood. Photo credit: Qcitymetro The story first appeared on QCityMetro.com by Katrina Louis on April 2, 2019. Raina Purvis comes from a family of entrepreneurs, so it was almost expected...read more
📣 Calling all Teens in the Belmont Community 📣 Are you looking to build new experience and earn a little money too? Belmont Community Association (BCA) is piloting an internship program called Building Belmont's Best. This internship program is for teenagers between...read more
Rezoning Petition 2019-008 Petitioner: CoHab, LLC Current Zoning: R-5 Proposed Zoning: MUDD-O Location: 0.52 acres located on the west side of the intersection of Seigle Ave and E. 15th St. Public Hearing Date: TBD Council District: Egleston (1) Decision: Date: Dates...read more
Enlarge CoHab is seeking to rezone a 0.5-acre parcel at Seigle Avenue and East 15th Street to build up to 35 residential units and one commercial space (measuring about 1,500 square feet). Melissa Key This story first appeared on the Charlotte Business Journal by...read more
Finding Home: Can The Changing Optimist Park Accommodate Old And New Residents? This story first appeared on WFAE by Alex Olgin on Jan. 28, 2019. James Atkinson's home was part of the Habitat for Humanity project in the 1980s. Now it's sandwiched between new...read more
One tiny park making a huge difference This story first appeared on Around the Crown, a publication of the City of Charlotte on Jan. 25th by Nicole Eaton, Charlotte Communications & Marketing. Move over Pawnee’s Smallest Park in Indiana. Charlotte has a new tiny...read more
This story first appeared on Queen City Nerve on January 2, 2019 Courtney Mihocik. Lewis Donald asked me if I had my tennis shoes on, not a question I expected when I showed up to interview him. I looked down at my loafers. “Are these OK?” I asked, showing him my...read more
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