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Community Input: School Reassignment Plan

My fellow citizens, Over the past several weeks, many of you have reached out to me concerning the recent Wake County School Board reassignment plan and its impact on your families. After speaking with many constituents from Breckenridge, Savannah, Ridgemont, and other Morrisville neighborhoods, I am concerned that these reassignment plans take away a consistent […]


The Town Council is making progress on a logo decision

From the News and Observer: “By Henry Gargan The Town Council has been trying since last summer to agree on an update for the town’s branding scheme and made progress on March 22, after narrowing down a group of revised logos. Council members reviewed six new designs for a town branding scheme in […]


Morrisville considers less expensive renovations for aquatic and fitness center

From the News and Observer: By Henry Gargan “MORRISVILLE “Morrisville officials presented Tuesday a revised proposal for renovating the Morrisville Aquatic and Fitness Center that would reduce costs from the original plan. But it still will exceed the $5.7 million bond approved by voters in 2012 for that purpose. “The revised concept projects […]


NC Commerce Secretary Visits Morrisville “Morrisville, NC — Commerce Secretary John Skvarla visited Morrisville Town Hall on Thursday, February 4, 2016 to shed a little light on the business climate in our state. The net down? Things are pretty rosy in the 9th largest economy in the U.S. Morrisville Councilman Steve Rao introduced the secretary as the chief salesman […]


Expect some changes to Morrisville’s Town Council districts

From The News and Observer: ” “By Will Doran Council members may be elected differently in the future as leaders explore possible changes to the current districts. The town board has seven members, including the mayor. The mayor’s seat is at-large, as are two of the council seats. The other four council seats […]


HOTTovation is back!

From the News and Observer: By Will Doran “Back from a one-year break, Morrisville’s HOTTovation program returned in 2015 with what organizers say was a great success. And now they have even grander plans for 2016. The program’s goal is to help entrepreneurs develop business ideas, connect with mentors and get the chance […]


I have known Steve Rao for a number of years and can vouch that he is one of the most dedicated individuals I have ever come across. In my role as former Attorney General and Secretary of State of North Carolina, I am asked on many occasions to endorse many officials and in almost every case I decline. In Steve’s case I make an exception because he will make one of the finest public servants for Morrisville.

— Rufus Edmisten

Rufus Edmisten

Steve is hard working, and he has valuable business experience with technology companies. Serving on the town council with these attributes, Steve is well-positioned to help Morrisville grow.

— Senator Josh Stein

Senator Josh Stein