Certification: The Concord Housing Department recently was certified as a High Performer by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Re-election: Mayor Scott Padgett was re-elected to the Executive Committee of the N.C. Metropolitan Mayors Coalition.
Website launch: The Concord Downtown Development Corporation has launched a new website at www.concorddowntown.com.
E-billing: Concord utility customers who sign up will receive an email with a link to their utility account and can opt to pay their bill by check, mail, online or in person. Details: bit.ly/utilityebill.
Advisory board vacancy: The Town of Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has a vacancy. Applications accepted through March 25. Details: www.harrisburgnc.org or 704-455-7275.
Walk to Cure Diabetes: Dr. Michael Luther, president of the David H. Murdock Research Institute, is serving as chair of the April 9 annual Walk to Cure Diabetes at the Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium in Kannapolis.