Harold’s Blog: Schools, Roads, a $1000 Check and a Town Zoo?

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through January 23, 2011. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

This week was highlighted by a several intergovernmental events and meetings. Read more

Council Staff Retreat, Part 1

Story and photos by Brent Miller

January 14, 2011 CARY, NC – Embassy Suites in Cary was the host for he two-day Cary Town Council/Staff retreat, an annual meeting that enables Cary’s elected officials and senior staff to discuss vision, strategy and hot topics in an informal setting. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Local Mayors Meet, Town Council/Staff Retreat

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through January 16, 2011.

This was a busy week which was highlighted by a short council meeting and the staff/council retreat. Read more

Harold’s Blog: State of the Town Now and Planning for the Future

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through January 9, 2011.

Wastewater, Chatham County and Red Light Cameras

On Tuesday I met with the town manager to go over current issues. We discussed the Western Wake Regional Wastewater Management Facilities, the new Chatham County commissioners, and red light cameras. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Jobs at SAS, Public Hearings, Fact Check on the Web

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through December 26, 2010. SAS Photo by Hal Goodtree.

This week was a week to start slowing down and enjoying the holidays. The big items of the week included the Mayors Association Dinner, an announcement by SAS and the governor, and the taping of the state of the town. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Cell Towers, Development and the NHL

From the blog of  Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through December 19, 2010

This week was the last busy week of the year. The week included a work session and a marathon council meeting. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Involved Citizens, Transit, CPD, Holiday Stuff

From the blog of  Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through December 12, 2010

Citizens Helping Cary

Monday started with a staff member meeting. This staff member is part of the Town of Cary LEAD (Leadership Enhancement and Development) class of 2011. Her project studies the Planning, Engineering, and Parks Departments public involvement process and looks for ways to improve. I talked about many of the experiences I have had with public involvement including some when I was not in office. I believe public involvement is essential in understanding and meeting the needs of our community. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Permit Extensions, Signs, Spirit, Wastewater, Art, Mailbag

From the blog of  Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through November 21, 2010.

There were several meetings this week as my mayoral duties picked up a little.

Permit Extensions Opt Out

Monday I called council members for their questions and concerns about Thursday’s council meeting. Read more