Morrisville approves Wilson Road connection, agrees to federal grant terms

From The News and Observer: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/cary-news/article98806347.html#storylink=cpy By Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com “MORRISVILLE After weeks of discussing two road-related items with potential long-term traffic impacts in Morrisville, the Town Council took action on both of them last week. On Aug. 23, council members voted 5-1 to approve a rezoning petition that would allow for 31 new homes […]

Celebrating Our American Independence

Celebrating Our American Independence “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” It is easy for many of us to celebrate our American Independence with cookouts, fireworks, and […]

The Town Council is making progress on a logo decision

From the News and Observer: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/cary-news/article69715382.html “By Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com 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: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/cary-news/article62631247.html By Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com “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

http://carycitizen.com/2016/02/09/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: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/cary-news/article58240713.html ” “By Will Doran wdoran@newsobserver.com 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: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/cary-news/article53174185.html By Will Doran wdoran@newsobserver.com “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 […]

India West Coverage of the Morrisville Election

From India West, http://m.indiawest.com/news/global_indian/steve-rao-elected-mayor-pro-tem-of-morrisville-north-carolina/article_7a16c200-aa70-11e5-a461-9f120140dcc9.html?mode=jqm “Indian Americans Steve Rao and Satish Garimella were officially sworn in to the Morrisville, N.C., City Council Dec. 8, with the former also being elected as mayor pro tempore. Rao, who is perhaps the first Indian American elected to office in North Carolina’s Triangle region, had been considering a move to […]

Good luck to Morrisville council member Vicki Scroggins-Johnson

From the News and Observer http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/wake-county/article50303735.html By Paul A. Specht aspecht@newsobserver.com RALEIGH “Candidates from opposite ends of the county appear poised to square off for one of the new “super” district seats on the Wake Board of Commissioners. Democratic Morrisville councilwoman Vicki Scroggins-Johnson on Thursday filed to run for the Wake board in District B, […]