Cary Village Board Approves Title 2, Talks CVS Pharmacy
Village of Cary regular board meeting for Sept. 6, 2011.
The Village of Cary held its' regular board meeting Tuesday night, approving ordinances, contracts, recognizing employees and listening to community concerns.
During the public open forum, community members raised issues taking place in the Oak Knoll Apartments, including loud music, loitering, parking issues and harassment from patrons walking home from the 7/11.
Mayor Tom Kierna and Cary police Chief Steve Casstevens is making plans to meet with community members having issues in that area near Oak Knoll Apartments.
"We have considerably up our coverage, increased are presence and we are aware of it," said Casstevens.
Chief Casstevens suggested anytime there is an issue, make a call to the police department, so there can be documentation on all incidents.
Board Approves Title 2
The Cary Village Board approved the Title 2 (administration and personnel) of the Cary municipal code.
Cary Trustee Karen Lukasik wanted to clarify that the Title 2 amendment would allow the board to determine the village administrator powers and duties, in which, according to village attorney Michael Coppedge, yes it would allow to the board to make those decisions.
In other village news, Cary Police Sgt. Ed Synek, Cary Police Officer Jon Fast, former officer Chris Danner and Cary Detective Scott Naydenoff were awarded with the Meritorious Duty Award.
Cary Detective Sue Ellis received the Distinguished Service Award and Cary Officer Geoff Witherow was presented with the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorist Award.
Cary Public Works staff person Cory Hauck also receives recognition for his five years if work in the Village.
CVS Pharmacy, Communication Concerns
After all regular business was handled; Trustee Lukasik raised concerns about CVS Pharmacy and the lack of information she and newer members of the board had failed to receive.
Mayor Tom Kierna said the CVS deal was a unique one, giving the board and the public a rundown of what took place.
Cary Trustee Bruce Kaplan said this is the first time the CVS had been discussed since he was elected to board in May.
Kierna added that the board hasn’t been the beneficiary of a village administrator, in which they would provide comprehensive weekly reports about village and office activities.