Newcastle City Council roundup — April 15

April 16, 2014

NEW — 2:55 p.m. April 16, 2014

The Newcastle City Council held its last meeting of the month April 15. Here is the Cliffs Notes version of what happened at City Hall. View the full meeting agenda online here.

Impact fees

Prior to the regular meeting, council members reviewed an analysis of the city’s traffic and parks impact fee rates.

Impact fees are a comprehensive grouping of charges based on new development within a local municipality. These fees are assessed to pay for capital facility improvement projects necessitated by new development. Read more

Historical Society hosts April 26 cemetery cleanup

April 16, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. April 16, 2014

File The Newcastle Historical Society will host a cemetery clean up April 26.

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The Newcastle Historical Society will host a cemetery clean up April 26.

The Newcastle Historical Society will host an April 26 work party to clean and spruce up the city’s iconic cemetery. Read more