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Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Cary Town Council Meeting, Cary Police Chief and More

Cary, NC – This week included a council meeting and several important events.

Monday – Cary Police Chief

Monday I joined the entire council at the retirement of Police Chief Tony Godwin. He was one of the best chiefs that Cary has ever had and did a LOT of amazing things. As part of the ceremony I read a proclamation recognizing his service:  Read more

Cary Town Council

Cary Town Council: Electric Scooters, Veterinary Hospital and More

Cary, NC – While the latest Cary Town Council meeting did not have a long agenda, Town Council and public speakers had a long discussion about stormwater and light pollution at a new planned parking lot, while also voting on a new town grant and rules regarding electric scooters that have grown in popularity. Read more

Cary Parkway

Left Turn Lanes Open on High House/Cary Parkway Intersection

Cary, NC – In time for the holiday rush, new left turn lanes are now open at the High House Road and Cary Parkway intersection as roadwork nears completion. Read more

Cary Snow

Cary Hit By Snow Sunday and Monday

Cary, NC – Weather forecasts predicted frost and snow in Cary but we got more than we bargained for, with between six and nine inches of snow on Sunday and more snow coming on Monday. Read more

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Harold’s Blog: Christmas Parade, Quasi-Judicial Meeting and More

Cary, NC – Tis the season to be busy if you are a mayor. There were lots of events this week and a quasi-judicial council meeting.

Monday – Affordable Housing

Monday I met with the town manager and the assistant town manager. Most of our meeting was about affordable housing. In our discussion we noted that there are a lot of questions about affordable housing that need to be answered. Read more

Cary Sewer

Vandalized Sewer Pipe Leads to Blockage, Overflow in Cary Creek

Cary, NC – A strange form of vandalism resulted more than a thousand gallons of wastewater pouring into a Cary creek this week as dozens of large stones were dropped into a manhole, blocking the pipe. Read more

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Harold’s Blog: Cary ‘s Downtown Park, Page-Walker Anniversary and More

Cary, NC – This week consisted mostly of events and presentations.

My typical weekly one-on-one meeting with the town manager was cancelled on Monday so my only duty was to sign papers.

Tuesday – Downtown Park Meeting

Tuesday I joined the entire council and about 200 residents for a public meeting regarding phase II of the downtown park. The consultant’s presentation lasted about 30 to 45 minutes and included information captured from a public workshop held earlier in the year. Read more

Downtown Cary Park

A Peek At the Downtown Cary Park Phase II

Cary, NC – If Phase I of the Downtown Cary Park has already become one of the town’s biggest attractions, Phase II may be even more transformative. People in Cary got their first look at what the rest of the park could look like with rough outlines and are invited to give their input. Read more

Morrisville

Morrisville Police Arrest 27 People Blocking ICE Vehicle

Morrisville, NC – Our local area has national attention after U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested a man ordered to leave the country, with Morrisville police arresting 27 people who tried to prevent ICE from taking the man into custody. Read more

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Harold’s Blog: Thanksgiving, Chinese Lantern Festival and More

Cary, NC – This week was a holiday week so there weren’t a lot of activities.

Monday – Wake County Mayors

Monday I met with the town manager for our weekly one-on-one meeting. We talked about the staff response to the Mosque fire and a few other things. Our meeting lasted about twenty minutes. Read more