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Disqualifying Factors

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There are disqualifying factors that make a person ineligible to participate in certain Town of Cary activities (e.g., School of Government and the Hometown Spirit Award). Disqualifying factors include being found guilty* of any of the following crimes:

Sex Offenses

  • All Sex Offenses, regardless of the amount of time since offense


  • All Felony Offenses, regardless of the amount of time since offense


  • All misdemeanors involving a minor (unless the applicant was also a minor), regardless of the amount of time since the offense
  • All misdemeanor violence offenses within the past 7 years
  • All other misdemeanor offenses within the past 5 years or more than one offense in the past 10 years

Pending Cases

  • Applicant must disclose if any of the above charges are pending at the time of application


*Guilty means that a person was found guilty following a trial, entered a guilty plea, entered a no contest plea accompanied by a court finding of guilty, regardless of whether there was an adjudication of guilt (conviction) or a withholding of guilt.  This does not apply if criminal charges resulted in acquittal, Nolle Prosse or dismissal.