Don Frantz: Catching Up On 2014

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Cary, NC — Long time no hear from eh? C’mon….admit it. You know you missed my blog posts 😉 Read more

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Don’s Blog: Imagine Cary with Cars

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Cary, NC – At our latest Imagine Cary work session, consultants presented 12 Vision and Value Statements drafted by the Committee for the Future for council review prior to being “tested” by the community via a mind-mixer website. The 12 Vision and Values statements spoke to the following topics: Read more

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Don Frantz: Downtown Cary Update

downtown Cary updateCary, NC — Downtown Cary Update from the blog of Councilmember Don Frantz, including news of the Fire Sculpture and the Downtown Park. Read more

Don’s Blog: Downtown Park and Imagine Cary Update

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From the blog of Don Frantz, member of Cary Town Council representing District B.

Cary, NC – The council held a worksession this past Tuesday to discuss the downtown park and Academy Street improvements.

I am pleased to report that a majority of council endorsed much of the 2009 plan as shown below. Read more

Don’s Blog: Not How I Imagine Cary

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From the blog of Don Frantz, member of Cary Town Council representing District B. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Imagine Cary – or imagine what Cary could become if we let the new-urbanists ruin it. That was my take from the Summit on the Future event held at Embassy Suites. Read more

Don’s Blog: Park It

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Story and pictures from the blog of Don Frantz,  Cary Town Council Member for District B . Lead photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – For over a decade now the town has planned for a destination park in Cary’s downtown. While I appreciate the charette team’s efforts to take one last look at this site, after reviewing previous plans and community input it is clear that we got it right the first time – a large central park in Cary’s downtown. Read more

Don’s Blog: Water Tower

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From the blog of Don Frantz, District 2 Cary Town Council Member. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – I love what gets folks fired up in this town – it speaks to who we are – what our values are. Read more

Don Frantz: October 30, 2012

From the blog of Don Frantz, District 2 Cary Town Council Member. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC –Our town council meeting this week was a long one. The good news is that we had a number of public hearings and rezonings – things seem to be picking up a bit. Read more

Don’s Blog: Report from Town Council

From the blog of Don Frantz, District 2 Cary Town Council Member. Lead photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Our council meeting on 8/23/12 was a long one – six public hearings, a special recognition, Ed’s swearing in, and chickens – and we had to take a new group photo. Yay…. Read more

Don’s Blog: Appointing Ed

From the blog of Don Frantz, District 2 Cary Town Council Member. Lead photo by Hal Goodtree. Other images courtesy of Don Frantz.

Cary, N.C. – I am pleased with the council’s selection of Ed Yerha to fill the remainder of Julie Robison’s expired term. I am not however pleased with the manner in which it occurred. Read more