Cary, NC — The Cary Town Council met for its second regular meeting of the year Thursday night with about 50 in attendance. The main topic of discussion was a series of amendments brought forward as a presentation to the council to make all future townhome streets and alleys publicly owned and maintained.
Cary, NC — On Wednesday, Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht delivered his 2020 State of the Town Address to members of the Cary Chamber of Commerce in a packed ballroom at Prestonwood Country Club. He highlighted the accomplishments of 2019 and talked about what is planned for 2020 and the years ahead.
Cary, NC – This week’s activities were shortened due to illness earlier in the week. My first activity was on Wednesday.
Cary, NC — This was my first busy week of the year. Read more
Cary, NC — Thursday’s regular meeting of the Cary Town Council was primarily focused on discussing the proposed annexation of properties on Roberts Road and Page Road to make way for the development of 99 townhome units. Other topics included the completion of the 311 system, the RDU quarry and further proposals to go to the planning and zoning board. Read more
Cary, NC — This is my first post in two weeks due to the holiday break. Most of that time was spent gathering information for my State of Cary address which I will deliver for the first time in late January. Read more
Cary, NC – Ya Liu is Cary’s newest Council Member, elected to District D in the 2019 municipal election. We talked with Liu about her priorities as a Council Member and what she’s learned about this new position. Read more
Cary, NC – There were only a few activities this week as things wind down for the holidays.
Monday – Mayors Association
Monday I joined council members Smith, Yerha, and Liu as well as several Cary staff members at the Mayors Association holiday dinner in Wake Forest. All participants paid their way except the mayors whose dinner was included in their annual dues. There were about 150 people in attendance.
Cary, NC – This week was eventful and busy.
Monday’s meetings were moved to Tuesday so that I could attend a big event for my wife.
Tuesday – Preparing for Council Change
Tuesday I contacted council members to hear of concerns or questions about Thursday’s agenda. There were some concerns about the Ivey-Ellington house in the Developer agreement for the Harrison Avenue and Chatham proposal. Later in the day I met with managers and directors to go over the agenda. We talked about the sequence of events for the oaths and the business meeting. I believed at the time the meeting would last until 9:30.
Cary, NC – It was a particularly big Cary Town Council meeting this week, with new member Ya Liu sworn in, a Public Hearing on a downtown development a decade in the making and a final vote on rezoning Cary Towne Center. Read more