NORTH CAROLINA – Cary considers acquiring downtown pond for park
The Cary Town Council instructed town staff on July 9 to collaborate with the Coronado Village Homeowners Association about the future of the neighborhood pond, located just north of Walnut Street near where it connects to Walker Street.
The pond is encircled by Coronado Way, Ralph Drive and Warren Avenue.
The HOA approached Councilman Don Frantz about potentially acquiring the pond, said Frantz, who relayed the idea to the council. He said the neighborhood has struggled for years with silt buildup, stagnant water and mosquitoes on the pond.
“Very few members of the community actually pay HOA dues,” he said. “They just do not have the resources to maintain the pond, to dredge the pond properly.” Read more: