Commisioner outlines Wake accomplishments
Despite questions in the national economy, Wake County remains a great place to live, Joe Bryan, chairman of the Wake County Board of Commissioners said Monday in his annual State of the County address.
Among the past year's accomplishments he mentioned:
- The county identified and approved sites for six new schools.
- The county purchased 2,200 acres of land for the Little River Reservoir and 940 acres to reserve as open space.
- The county raised $25 million to extend N.C. Highway 540 from Research Triangle Park to Holly Springs.
- Beginning in January, a new dispatch system will direct the specially trained paramedics to the worst emergencies.