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Don’s Blog: Worksession, Council Meeting & Town Clerk

Cary, NC — On February 23, 2016, the council held a worksession to discuss a number of items – half of which we never even got to, as time ran out. It amazes me how things that seem so simple become so complex and vice-versa. Read more

Don’s Blog: 2016 Retreat

Cary, NC — This past weekend, the council and town staff traveled to Greensboro, North Cackalacky for our annual council/staff retreat. The main focus of the retreat was on infill development and redevelopment. Read more


Don’s Blog: November 2015 Update


Cary, NC — Sorry it’s been awhile since my last post. I’ve been trying to dig myself out of a honey-do hole since the election ended. ;-) Read more

Don’s Blog: Thank You Cary Voters!

Cary Town Hall

Cary, NC — Thank you Cary District B voters for your faith and trust in me to continue to serve as your representative for another term! I am forever grateful and humbled by the level of support we received throughout our campaign and on Election Day. Read more


Don’s Blog: Downtown Cary Library – Update


Cary, NC — The council held a worksession this past Tuesday to discuss the building footprint and parking considerations for the new Downtown Cary library. Read more

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Don’s Blog: FY16 Budget

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Cary, NC — The Cary Town Council has a number of key responsibilities – none more important than the town’s budget. Nor does any one responsibility require more focus, time and effort than the annual budget process. #gladit’sover Read more

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Don’s Blog: He’s “Ben” Great for Cary

Ben Shivar

Cary, NC — Our Cary Town Council works very hard to ensure transparency in our deliberations and decisions because you, the citizens, deserve to know what it is we are working on and how we vote – we do work for you, after all. Read more

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Don’s Blog: Design Standards & a TDF Worksession

Food Lion

Cary, NC — The council held a worksession on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 to discuss a number of items including a proposed increase to Cary’s Transportation Development Fees (TDFs), Land Development Ordinance Text Amendments and updates to the town’s Building Design Standards. Council members Robinson and Smith were both absent from the meeting. Read more

Don’s Blog: The Downtown Cary Library


Cary, NC — At a retreat in 2010, the council unanimously selected a site adjacent to the new downtown park near the intersection of Walnut St. and Kildaire Farm Rd. and across the street from the Arts Center and Cary Elementary as the location for the new downtown Cary Library. Read more

Don’s Blog: Breaking Up is Hard To Do


Cary, NC — I am no longer a registered Republican. I am now a member of the fastest growing political party in the nation – unaffiliated. Read more