Harold’s Blog June 14, 2021

Cary, NC – This was my first week back after a week of vacation. Read more

Cary Town Council Approves Extra $15 Million for Downtown Park

Cary, NC — The Cary Town Council made two actions of approval in last night’s meeting, one to appropriate an additional $15 million in funding to complete the Downtown Park and the other to “allocate” a police canine named Brackeen to Holly Springs as his handler in Cary is retiring.

What ended up taking up the most discussion time was a contentious rezoning amendment request in the Wellington Park area that has spurred over 300 signatures in a petition against it.

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Town Council Approves Rezoning 5-2, Discusses Redistricting

Cary, NC — Since the Town Council had not met in a public, televised meeting in a full month, there was much to discuss in the most recent one, held on Thursday, May 27.

Topics included the appointment of a new Town Attorney, the official adoption of Juneteeth as a Town Holiday and several proposed developments.

The vote of the night that was not unanimous was the vote which approved, 5-2, the Twin Lakes proposed which will allow apartments to be built on land initially zoned for retail and office space.

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Harold’s Blog: College Cup Soccer, Public Works Appreciation Week and More

Cary, NC — This week I met an out-of-state Governor.

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Harold’s Blog: State of Emergency Ends After 14 Months

Cary, NC — This week included a quarterly meeting.

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Cervania: Purposeful Leadership is Critical to Economic Recovery

Cary, NC — The following opinion piece was written by Wake County Commissioner, Maria Cervania.

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Harold’s Blog: Cary Composting, Advisory Boards, Policy Updates and More

Cary, NC — This was a much slower week than previous weeks.

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Harold’s Blog: Bike Month, Beer, and the Cary Branding Campaign

Cary, NC — This was a busy week for me with meetings, presentations, and interviews.

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Harold’s Blog: Public Art, Environmental Investments and More

Cary, NC — This week included several meetings.

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Town Council Takes “Giant Leap” in Environmental Commitments

Cary, NC — The meeting’s two main points of discussion, whether planned or coincidental to be announced on Earth Day, had to do with environmental programs and funding.

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