Cary, NC – The latest Cary Town Council meeting saw a Public Hearing on what may be Cary’s second-largest rezoning of all time, as well as a Public Hearing on a rezoning in the Alston Activity Center, a vote the lease for the new Downtown Cary library and parking deck and a presentation of the Environmental Advisory Board’s recommendations on trees.
Cary, NC – This was another slow summer week dominated by campaign related activities. Read more
Cary, NC – This week was a little busier than last week.
Monday – General Obligation Bonds
Monday I joined the town manager, the chief financial officer, the deputy town clerk, the bond attorney, and a representative of the bank to sign legal documents for the sale of the last portion of the 2012 General Obligation bonds. The amount was $16,050,000 and will be used to implement promises made in 2012. Since we have the highest bond rating possible our bonds are at the lowest interest rate possible. The interest rates will be almost nothing since it is just barely above inflation.Read more
Cary, NC – Last weekend, after hearing about a trash emergency in Fayetteville, a team of Cary solid waste employees volunteered to travel down to help out.Read more
Cary, NC – Lyman Collins joined the Town of Cary as cultural arts manager in 1999, and after 20 years, he is now retiring. Collins looked back on his history with the town and his role as an arts evangelist.Read more
Cary, NC – This week’s focus was mostly on a trip to New York.
Monday – Election Planning
Monday, I met briefly with the town manager for our weekly one-on-one. We talked about a range of topics that included the mall redevelopment, the hotel occupancy and meal tax, and my trip to New York.
Later Monday I held my first official campaign re-election committee meeting. We decided on treasurer issues and how we planned to proceeding.Read more
Cary, NC – I am excited to announce that I am running for reelection to the Cary Town Council, District B!Read more
Cary, NC – The filing period is closed for the 2019 municipal elections, so now the candidates are set for the upcoming elections in Cary and Morrisville.Read more
Cary, NC – This week was a typical council meeting week.
Monday – Hospitality Tax
Monday, I attempted to contact council members to hear of any questions or concerns about the agenda for Thursday’s meeting. The agenda was mostly public hearings so there were very few questions. Later in the day I met with key staff members and the Mayor Pro-Tem to go over the agenda. At that time, we believed the only public speakers would be with the Twyla Road public hearing.Read more