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Public Hearing Notice 

Posted by Melody Friday, March 4, 2016 5:04:00 PM

Please take notice that the Marvin Village Council has called for public hearings to be held Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at Banks Fellowship Hall (10012 New Town Rd.) for the purpose of receiving public comment on the following proposed text amendments:

     a.  Proposed Text Amendments to Sections 151.232 (C) Variances and 151.234(A) Board of Adjustment Action due to changes with the NC General Statutes

     b.  Proposed Text Amendments to Sections 151.016 Definitions and 150.078 Subdivision Entrance Walls

The Village of Marvin reserves the right to make amendments to the proposed documents based on information received at the public hearing.  Citizens are invited to make written and oral comment.  All documents are available for inspection at the Village Hall during regular business hours.   

The Village of Marvin does not discriminate on the basis of disability.  If you need auxiliary aid or service or other accommodations in order to attend or fully participate at the public hearing, please contact the Village Clerk at (704) 843-1680 as far in advance as possible so that your request can be considered.

Volunteer Day at Marvin Efird Park 

Posted by Melody Wednesday, March 2, 2016 10:12:00 AM

The Village of Marvin is holding a volunteer day at Marvin Efird Park on Saturday, March 19 from 9 a.m.-noon.  Volunteers are asked to assist with various projects at the park to assist in readying trails, flower beds, open space and the playground for the upcoming spring and summer seasons.  Everyone is welcome to volunteer and there will be jobs available for all age groups. 

Call the Village Hall at 704-843-1680 to register.  Bring your gardening tools and work gloves and help make Marvin Efird Park a place for all to enjoy.

Non-Marvin taxpayers may use these volunteer hours to count toward a free annual parking pass. 

Village Hall Phone Service 

Posted by Melody Monday, February 29, 2016 12:44:00 PM

Village Hall phone service is not operating at this time.  We have a service call in and hope to have the phones repaired as soon as possible.  If you need assistance in the meantime, email is the best way to contact staff.

Melody Graham, Clerk

Nadine Bennett, Interim Planner

Nancy Schneeberger, Tax Collector

Karen Dewey, Deputy Clerk/Zoning Administrator

Early Voting for Primary Election Begins March 3 

Posted by Melody Tuesday, February 23, 2016 10:44:00 AM

One-Stop/Early Voting for the March 15 Primary Election begins on Thursday, March 3 and ends on Saturday, March 12 at seven locations in Union County. Early voting hours are 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on March 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9 and 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. on March 10 and 11. Early voting hours on Saturday, March 12 will be from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Early voting locations:

1. Hemby Bridge Volunteer Fire Department 6628 Mill Grove Road, Indian Trail

2. Mineral Springs Volunteer Fire Department 5804 Waxhaw Highway

3. Stallings Volunteer Fire Department 4616 Old Monroe Road, Indian Trail

4. Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department 8821 New Town Road

5. Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department (Main) 315 Waxhaw-Indian Trail Road

6. Wingate Community Center 315 West Elm Street

7. Union County Public Library – Monroe Branch 316 East Windsor Street

For more information, call or email the Union County Board of Elections at 704-283-3809.

Bicycle Suitability Map - Open Houses 

Posted by Melody Monday, February 22, 2016 1:40:00 PM

The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) is preparing a Bicycle Suitability Map for the Iredell, Mecklenburg, and Union County planning area.  A bicycle suitability map uses a variety of data and local knowledge to determine a suitability rating for regional roadways.  Cyclists use this map to help identify preferred routes which may best match the user’s comfort level cycling on local roads, or to identify which roads are best to avoid.  

A series of drop-in style open houses will be held February 29th – March 2nd in multiple locations across the planning area.  Click here to view a flier with specific dates, times, and locations of the meetings.  The goal of these open houses is to identify meaningful destinations, routes, and barriers throughout the region.

Click here to provide comments and feedback regarding potential routes on an on-line map.

Community Gardens - Limited Spots Available 

Posted by Melody Friday, February 19, 2016 9:44:00 AM

The 2016 Gardening Season is about to begin.  There are a limited number of garden plots available for rent ($20 for a spot).  The raised garden beds measure 9'x3'x11". 

The gardens are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  If interested, fill out the application and return it with payment to Nancy Schneeberger at the Village Hall.  

Call the Village Hall with any questions at 704-843-1680.

Public Involvement Meetings Scheduled 

Posted by Melody Friday, February 12, 2016 3:43:00 PM

The Village of Marvin has scheduled two public involvement meetings for an application received by Carolina Development Services for a ‘by-right’ subdivision to be named “Broadmoor”.  The property site is located at 1614 Waxhaw Marvin Road and the parcel identification number is 06-228-003 and 06-228-003C.  Both PIMs will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2016.   The first will be from 2-4 p.m. and will take place on-site.  Parking is available along Stacy Howie Road, on the side of the property.  Access to the property is available through a gate.  The second PIM will take place from 5-7 p.m. at Banks Fellowship Hall.

Marvin Named in Top Ten 'Best Cities' 

Posted by Melody Thursday, February 11, 2016 10:53:00 AM

The Village of Marvin ranks in second place in the recent "Best Cities for Young Families in North Carolina" listing done by the website NerdWallet (click here for the in depth story).  The analysis looked at home affordability, prosperity and growth, quality of education  and family friendliness.  The Town of Waxhaw was listed as the top town.  

Here's what they had to say about Marvin:


The Irish playwright Sean O’Casey once wrote: “Money does not make you happy, but it quiets the nerves.” While we aren’t claiming that residents of Marvin are unhappy (in fact, North Carolina is one of the happiest states in the country), this Charlotte suburb is actually the most expensive town not only in the top 10, but also in all of the places we analyzed. However, Marvin offers a nearly unmatched package for the price. Schools are top notch — it is one of three places in our top 10 with a perfect 10 score from GreatSchools, and Marvin’s three public high schools rank among the top 15 in the entire state. Additionally, family incomes have grown nearly 85% since 1999, the largest gain in the top 10. And 72% of family households in the village have at least one child under 18, the highest proportion in the entire state.

Mark Your Calendars! Primary Election is March 15 

Posted by Melody Monday, February 8, 2016 9:10:00 AM

NC Primary Election Day is Tuesday, March 15. Polls will be open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM.

The deadline for voter registration and to change party affiliations for the March 15 Primary is Friday, February 19.

To register to vote: 

  • You must be a U.S. citizen. 
  • You must be at least 18 years of age by the date of the next general election. 
  • By election day, you must have resided in the county for at least 30 days. 
  • You must not be currently serving a felony sentence. If previously convicted of a felony, you must have fully completed your sentence, including probation or parole. 

Note – Anyone who will be 18 by November 8, 2016 is eligible to register now and vote in the Primary as well as the General Election in November.


Unaffiliated Voters may choose in which Primary they wish to vote on the day they vote – either Democrat or Republican. When you check in at the polling place, you need to tell them if you want the Democrat or Republican ballot, otherwise you will only be given an Unaffiliated ballot and won’t be able to vote for either of the party primaries.


Early Voting will be available from Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 12.


Voter identification will be required this year.


There are 3 Referenda on the ballot: 

  • Connect NC Public Improvement Bond 
  • Union County Malt Beverage Election 
  • Union County Unfortified Wine Election

Visit the Union County Board of Elections website for additional information.


Blasting to Occur at Amber Meadow Development 

Posted by Melody Wednesday, February 3, 2016 10:52:00 AM

Intermittent blasting is scheduled to occur at the Amber Meadow development site (off Tom Short Rd Ext) during the next two weeks.  The developer has obtained the necessary permits from the UC Fire Marshal and has the required Certificate of Insurance. 

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