Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Quarterly Meeting, VFW Anniversary and More

Cary, NC – This week was busy and included an event to start the holiday season.

Monday – Podcast Interview

Monday I met with the town manager for our weekly one-on-one. We spent most of our time talking about the upcoming quarterly meeting. We also spent time talking about future parks.

Monday evening I recorded a podcast with the “Guys who do stuff” group. We had a great interview about how I became involved in government and the challenges we faced and are expecting to face. You can hear the entire interview at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQv1cTbovZo.

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David Price

Rep. David Price Talks Healthcare, Chair on House Subcommittee at Morrisville Town Hall

Cary, NC – United States Representative David Price (D-NC 4) spoke at Morrisville’s recent town hall, taking questions on healthcare expenses and topics related to affordable housing and transportation, all while the current presidential impeachment proceedings loomed in the discussion. Read more

Election

Morrisville Election Results: Change to Town Council and Vacancy Filled

Morrisville, NC – The 2019 Morrisville municipal election saw two changes to its Town Council, as a vacant seat was filled and a new candidate defeated a two-term incumbent to take the seat. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Cary’s New Library, Cary Band Day and More

Cary, NC – This week was mostly ceremonial since several meetings were cancelled.

Monday – School Robotics

Monday I met with the First Lego League Robotics team about issues related to the environment. They created a plan and a model for Carpenter Park to include items like solar power, rain barrels for water, and trees to shade for play structures. It is so very encouraging to have youth at this age focusing on ideas that will make their community better. This type of engagement is what makes our community great. Thanks to the youth for visiting and sharing their ideas. They plan to meet with our Parks Director next.

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Good Hope Farm

How the Town of Cary Wants to Tackle Climate Change

Cary, NC – With climate change and carbon pollution now a dominant topic in the United States, the Town of Cary is reviewing ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, with a goal to reduce emissions by 100 percent in the next 20 years. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Cary Regional Library, Downtown Developments and More

Cary, NC – This was the first week back after arthroscopic surgery and it was a busy one. Regarding the surgery, it went well and I am now in rehab mode.

Monday – Wake Mayors Meeting

Monday I attempted to contact council members about questions or concerns they may have had on the agenda for Thursday’s regularly scheduled agenda. Most of the comments were on the Davis Drive public hearing where council members expressed concern over lack of specificity. Later in the day I met with key staff members and the Mayor Pro-Tem to go over the agenda. At that time, we believed the meeting would be straight forward without many public comments. Read more

Cary Town Council

Cary Town Council: Twyla Road South, GoCary Changes and More

Cary, NC – The latest Cary Town Council meeting was packed with big items, including a vote on the Koka Booth Amphitheatre budget, changes to GoCary bus service, a Public Hearing on a new Twyla Road project, a vote on SearStone II and more. Read more

Vote

A Closer Look at Cary Election Write-in Votes

Cary, NC – After the 2019 municipal elections in Cary, we got a lot of questions about the write-in votes. So we took a closer look to see what people said in their write-in submissions. Read more

Morrisville Election

Candidate Questionnaire: Michael Schlink

Morrisville, NC – This is an installment in our Candidate 2019 series, in which candidates get to respond in their own words to the same three questions.

We publish the responses in the order we receive them. This questionnaire is submitted by Michael Schlink, running for Morrisville Town Council in the District 1 Seat.

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Morrisville Election

Transportation, Building Community Dominate Morrisville Candidate Forum

Morrisville, NC – Tuesday, November 5, 2019 is Election Day in Morrisville and six candidates for the election met this past weekend, taking questions on transportation, public safety and how to build up Morrisville as a destination rather than a crossroads. Read more