Why I’m Running for Re-Election: Part 2

Why I’m Running for Re-Election: Part 2

Three words: Historic Downtown Apex. Our historic downtown is what makes Apex unique, but there’s always room for improvement. In 2019, the Apex Town Council adopted the Apex Downtown Master Plan and Parking Study to provide a vision for these improvements....
Why I’m Running for Re-Election: Part 1

Why I’m Running for Re-Election: Part 1

One of the biggest frustrations of serving on the Apex Town Council is the slow pace of change. A great example is the rapid population growth…at the time I was elected in 2017 our population was 50,000 but new residential developments for 20,000 more people had...
Why I’m Running: Part 4

Why I’m Running: Part 4

When I moved to Whitehall Manor in 2009, I immediately saw the need for a paved connection to the Beaver Creek Greenway and a sidewalk along South Salem to Downtown Apex. After unsuccessfully advocating for the projects by myself, I realized that I needed help. Once...
Why I’m Running: Part 3

Why I’m Running: Part 3

As a resident of the Whitehall Manor neighborhood in Apex, I’ve seen the effects of poor Town planning in the form of the proposed Apex Peakway Southwest Connector. This bridge across South Salem and the railroad tracks will result a 30+ foot wall in the...
Why I’m Running: Part 2

Why I’m Running: Part 2

As a Board Member of the Whitehall Manor HOA since 2011, I’ve had the pleasure of helping to improve the neighborhood pool, build a neighborhood playground, enhance the neighborhood social gatherings, update the entrance landscaping/lighting with energy...
Why I’m Running: Part 1

Why I’m Running: Part 1

As the son of a long-time Buncombe County Commissioner, I witnessed firsthand the positive impact that local politicians can have on people’s lives. While serving on the Commission from 1996 to 2016, he had a part in creating county-wide land-use regulations,...