Friday was Celebrity Reader Day for area elementary schools. I started the morning at Cary Elementary with Ms. Baker’s third grade class. I read a Dr. Suess book called “Hurray for Diffendoofer Day” and then handed out reader awards. Then the class surprised me with…
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Harold Weinbrecht has been Mayor of Cary since 2007.
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Cary is NOT working on a development project in Chatham County near Jordan Lake. Instead we are working on a join land use plan with Chatham County.
Tuesday I traveled to Washington along with the town manager and our federal staff liaison to present the town’s legislative agenda to our congressional representatives and to the decision making agencies.
Tuesday morning I left for work around 7:15. I arrived at work around 7:30 when my wife called and said that someone had tried to break into our house. I headed back home and when I arrived at the adjoining neighborhood it there was already a police car stationed at the entrance.
I believe this is the year for the town to catch up with the rest of the world in technology. And updating our web site would be a great start.
The main interest in the meeting seemed to be the Public Hearing on the joint land use plan with Cary and Chatham County. Unfortunately, many Chatham County residents see this as Cary aggression. It is important to understand that the Town of Cary isn’t acquiring land in Chatham County.
In the local newspaper on Sunday this week was a story about a potential bond referendum in Cary. Unfortunately, I was not asked for my opinion so I will use this medium.
In another email a lady said that she was praying God would turn my life into hell because the town won’t close the dump or build a wall around it. Ouch!
In my opinion what people want is something spectacular which does not equate to neon. I think we should even think about something creative like maybe using LED lighting.
I am very proud to have called Cary my home for more than three decades. Here my wife and I, along with many other Cary citizens, are extremely fortunate to have realized the American dream: We live in a beautiful place where we can raise our families, work in satisfying jobs, and enjoy the good things that life has to offer.