Kee becomes tax collector
WAXHAW – Paula Kee was sworn in June 26 as Waxhaw’s tax collector.
Finance Director Lisa White recommended Kee for the position. State statute requires town boards appoint the collector.
“She has been here with the town since 2011,” White said. “I’ve been very impressed with [Kee]. She is very respectful and tries to help taxpayers wherever she can. She even calls people on her own, before there’s a penalty date, to remind them to pay. Even though she’s been the deputy for the last several years, she has done the lion’s share of the work.”
Kee filled the vacancy left by former assistant finance director Ann Sutton. Tammy Holland filled Kee’s roles as assistant finance director and deputy tax collector.
Commissioners approve new housing development
WAXHAW – Town commissioners approved zoning June 26 for a residential development targeted at empty nesters.
The 105-home development, called Belshire, will be located on Helms and Waxhaw-Marvin Roads.
Queen City Land petitioned to change the 31.63-acre plot from a standard single-residence zone admitting only detached housing (R4), to a specific kind that allows for townhouses and smaller lots (CD-R4-PRD).
Town leaders voted to approve the change with conditions. The developer is prohibited from adding basketball goals, swing sets, playhouses, trampolines and swimming pools.
Beard has Winner’s Edge
CHARLOTTE – Jude Beard, of the Allen Tate Realtor’s Union County-New Town Road office, graduated from the company’s Winner’s Edge training.
Winner’s Edge is a required, comprehensive real estate training program that includes the latest in national real estate trends integrated with details about the local real estate market.
Realtor earns eService nod
WELSEY CHAPEL – James Stinecipher, an Allen Tate Realtor in the Wesley Chapel office, has been awarded the eService Certification from Allen Tate Company.
Realtors who receive the eService Certification have completed three hours of classroom instruction and the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Service Expert certification (online).
The program is designed to help the agent understand and respond to the online customer, convert listing inquiries for their sellers and work effectively with the Allen Tate Client Relations team.
Call 704-547-4810 or visit james.stinecipher
@allentate.com to contact Stinecipher.
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