Don’s Blog: Eastern Cary Gateway Update – IKEA and Wegmans

Cary, NC – Both the proposed IKEA and Wegmans’ projects continue to work their way through the approval process and barring any unforeseen issues should receive council approval/rezoning in the near future – the IKEA project sooner than later. Read more

Don’s Blog: FY18 Budget, Downtown Park Phase 1 Dedication and Reedy Creek Road Widening

Cary, NC – At our meeting this past Thursday the council approved the fiscal year 2018 Budget. The budget totals roughly $311 million with $242 million for operations and $68 million for capital projects. The FY18 budget is 2.9% LESS than the FY17 budget. Read more

Don’s Blog: Downtown Park Design Firm Selection Process

Cary, NC – At our work session last night the council agreed to move forward with a new process for selecting a design consultant to work with the community, town staff and the council to design phase 2 of the new downtown park. Read more

Don’s Blog: 2017 Bad Bills of the Year

Cary, NC – I wanted to bring to folks’ attention a number of bills that are working their way through the state legislature that, if passed have the potential to negatively impact Cary. Read more

Don’s Blog: 2017 Town of Cary Council/Staff Retreat

Cary, NC – This past weekend the council traveled to Wrightsville Beach for our annual council/staff retreat. Read more

Don’s Blog: HB2 and the NCAA and ACC

Cary, NC – Cary has been in the news a lot over the last week. Unfortunately it hasn’t been good news. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve surely heard about the NCAA’s decision to eliminate seven championship games from North Carolina in protest of HB2. The majority of these events were to be held in Cary. Read more

Don’s Blog: 2017 Town Budget

Cary, NC – After three budget work sessions and two public hearings the council unanimously approved the Town of Cary’s FY17 Budget at our council meeting this past Monday. The budget totals $319 Million – the operating budget totals $227.8 Million and the capital budget is $91.4 million. Read more

Don’s Blog: Town Manager, Publix and Downtown

Cary, NC – Exciting things are happening in downtown Cary, and if all goes as planned, this project will be the first of many significant investments to come.

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Don’s Blog: Worksession, Council Meeting & Town Clerk

Cary, NC — On February 23, 2016, the council held a worksession to discuss a number of items – half of which we never even got to, as time ran out. It amazes me how things that seem so simple become so complex and vice-versa. Read more