Next the mayors gave their current tax rate and the potential for raising taxes in this upcoming fiscal year. Here is a summary of that information
About Harold Weinbrecht
Harold Weinbrecht has been Mayor of Cary since 2007.
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Monday started with several inquiries from the media about Cary’s red light camera system. Cary’s system is under review by staff since 31 errors were discovered because of incorrect citations on flashing yellow left turns.
On Tuesday morning I participated in a ceremony to recognize Carl Colglazier, an eighth grade student, as the grand prize winner of C-SPAN’s National 2011 Student Cam video documentary competition.
Austin’s strength is having a highly educated population and a city filled with technical businesses. Austin is also known for its entertainment, tourism, and natural beauty. Austin’s weakness is traffic. And they have it most of the day and night. They have an interesting slogan which is “Keep Austin Weird”.
On Sunday morning my wife and I took a flight to Jamaica to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. It was a fantastic vacation with beautiful weather, beautiful surroundings, and a resort with great service.
I was able to contact all council members by phone except one. The issues that generated the most questions were the St. Michael’s gymnasium traffic waiver request and the proposed chicken ordinance.
This week was the opposite of last week (a vacation week) with lots of meetings with long days and nights.
Tuesday I headed to Augusta, Georgia for my 34th year of working at the Masters Golf tournament.
This week was another week of events and meetings along with a ribbon cutting with the Governor.
The items generating the most discussion were the related Public Hearings on the Wright and Oxford Hunt properties at the corner of Old Apex and West Chatham Street. The neighbors felt the proposal was too intense and had filed a valid protest petition.