Cary, NC – The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau Awards presented Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht with the 23rd Annual John B. Ross, Jr. Leadership Award this week for his work building Cary as a sports tourism destination. Read more
Cary, NC – Downtown Cary’s new library, the Cary Regional Library, is set to open October 2019. Ahead of its opening, here are some details on what to expect and how this library will be distinct from the existing Cary Community Library.
Cary, NC – Cary has beat out major cities across the United States to be Xerox’s fourth “Center of Excellence,” with a promise to bring 600 new jobs to the area.
Cary, NC – This was a busy week for me highlighted by a big job announcement.
Monday – Preparing for the Week
Monday I attempted to contact council members to hear of any concerns or questions they had about Thursday’s regularly scheduled council meeting. Comments from council members included the mall redevelopment proposal and the Environmental Advisory Board tree recommendations. Later in the day I met with staff and talked about the agenda items. We decided at that time to schedule a work session for the mall redevelopment to make sure all questions and concerns were addressed. I believed that Thursday’s meeting length would be about three hours.
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 – The process to rezone Cary Towne Center takes another big step as the Cary Town Council will hold its first Public Hearing on the entire mall property.Read more
Morrisville, NC – Started in late 2016, the first connection in McCrimmon Parkway is now complete, allowing drivers to move through this busy section of Morrisville.Read more
Cary, NC – A new study looked at home sales across all of North Carolina, factoring in how long a house stays on the market, how much homes decrease in value and how much negative equity they have, with Cary coming out in the top 10 statewide.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