From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through September 11, 2011. In compliance with North Carolina election law, CaryCitizen has edited Harold’s Blog this week if necessary to omit any campaign-related references. You can read Harold’s Blog in its complete form at http://haroldweinbrecht.com. Photo by Hal Goodtree. September 11, 2011, Cary, NC – […]
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Harold Weinbrecht has been Mayor of Cary since 2007.
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There is some fascinating history in that building including the separate entrances for white and non-white patrons. Wow, we have come a long way in the last few decades. Thank God!
…But the thought of a large number of people in a small area with the potential of projectiles hitting them was way too risky. Therefore, I agreed with the town experts to cancel the event. The town staff unanimously agreed.
I felt so strongly about it that I decided to email my fellow candidates and ask them to join me in not putting signs in the right-of-way.
The council meeting had two issues which generated discussion. One was a quasi-judicial hearing to allow a cottage house across from the Cary Arts Center to be converted to a Scottish Dance studio without providing parking.
Staff also notified council this week that they are meeting with property owners about a study to have a railroad bridge at Harrison Avenue.
While much of the watershed that drains to Jordan Lake is in either an Abnormally Dry or Moderate Drought status, all of the water supply reservoirs in the Triangle Region are full, or nearly full.
Friday afternoon Lieutenant Barker and I visited Officer Chad Penland at a local hospital. He was actually apologizing for the motorcycle. Of course, I let him know that was not a problem.
I explained that our perception during this period was that the federal government can do what they want when they want and there was nothing we could do about it. He responded by saying that…
Over the weekend and spilling into July 4th, I talked several people including an ex-mayor, a former NC Senate Majority leader, and school board members. All seem to have major concerns about this proposal.