Safety Is Priority. Cary was rated one of the safest cities in the nation (based on 2019 data). However, car break-ins, car thefts, and vandalism are reported on social media with greater regularity.
Our kids need to be able to play outside without fear. We need to be able to walk our greenways without fear. We need to keep Cary safe by:
Keep Taxes Low. Cary has historically had the lowest taxes of the municipalities in Wake County. Federal and state funds were used to build much of our infrastructure. Cary citizens deserve the very best and that means keeping our standards high and taxes low by:
Focus on Infrastructure. Cary is growing and it will continue to do so. Today, our roads are riddled with potholes and sinkholes threaten some of our main roadways. It is important that our infrastructure - roads, sidewalks, water and sewer lines - both be maintained and answer the needs that arise from growth. We will strengthen our infrastructure by:
Grow Strategically. It is awesome to live, work, and play in Cary!
The new developments in downtown Cary, or those off Cary Towne Boulevard, or in west Cary bring an exciting vitality to our town. But how do we maintain the “hometown” feel that gives Cary its charm while continuing to grow? We need to strategically plan growth by:
Quality of Life is what makes Cary! When we travel outside Cary and return, we come Home.
Cary has a charm that is unique. Part of this appeal is from our town's attention to parks, greenways, and green landscapes along our streets. Some of the allure is what is happening to our downtown on Academy and Chatham Streets. The mixing pot of cultures also contribute to the vitality of Cary.
Keeping our town attractive, charming, and vibrant will require creativity and focus as we become more urban.