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provided by Union County. Taxes also help      while residents enjoy hot cocoa and             Boasting a rural atmosphere, Wesley
fund “first responders” service to the Town.   cookies. (704) 846-2709.                        Chapel is a short 30-40 minute drive from
The form of government is Mayor and                         Charlotte. Look for medium to upper
Council. Council meetings are held the 2nd                                                     end single family homes nestled amongst
Monday night of each month in the Town         Wesley Chapel                                   rolling green countryside still dotted with
Hall at 7:00 p.m. Town Hall hours are from                                                     farms and cattle. Wesley Chapel and New
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday       Nestled between Monroe and Weddington,          Town Elementary Schools are part of the
and Friday or by appointment.                  Wesley Chapel was incorporated in 1998          community fabric and a source of local
Planning for the town is provided via          around a century-old community of the           pride. Several other elementary, middle
a Zoning Administrator/Planner and a           same name. The town’s commercial                and high schools are nearby and provide
7-member Planning Board. Planning Board        development, anchored by three upscale          quality education for the children in our
meetings are held the fourth Monday of         shopping centers at the intersection of N.C.    community.
each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall.      84 and Waxhaw-Indian Trail Road, enhances       Taxes are kept low by a centralized
Weddington holds several community             the village center. The newest addition to      government aided by a small, capable
events throughout the year. The Easter Egg     that center is the Town’s first municipal       staff, and also by the volunteerism of the
Hunt is held in the spring at the Town Hall.   building, our Village Hall, at the east end     community, including many families who
Kids enjoy games, prizes and a visit from the  of the shopping area. A mile to the west,       have worked to make the park a reality
Easter Bunny. The town schedules a spring      at the corner of Lester Davis Road and NC       through participation in volunteer days.
and fall Litter Sweep where residents are      84 is the Village’s first Park, Dogwood Park,   Meeting dates as well as other community
encouraged to help clean up the roads. In      offering residents a quiet atmosphere to        information can be found on the Village
the Spring, Food Truck Fridays at the Town     relax in a wooded environment with many         website:
Hall has been very popular and in October      walking trails (paved and unpaved), a dog       (704) 839-0182.
there will be another fun, town-sponsored      park, a 2 ½ acre pond complimented by a         Wesley Chapel is truly “A Great Place to Live
event. Lastly, our Annual Tree Lighting is     fishing pier and an amphitheater to host        and Raise a Family”.
held in December where the town lights         local musical and artistic events. The pier is
the tree and enjoys local groups performing    a Community Fishing Program Site and ADA

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