Archive for December 2019

Town Offices Closed for New Year’s Day

Just a reminder that the Town Offices will be closed in celebration of New Year’s Day. The office will re-open on Thursday, January 2nd at 8:00 am. Brush collection will be postponed from Wednesday to Thursday, the 2nd.

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Montreat Minute for December 27, 2019

New Year’s Eve Watch Night Service Will you be in town on New Year’s Eve? If so, plan on attending the annual Watch Night Service sponsored by the Montreat Cottagers Association. This year, Rev. George Logan, pastor of the New Day Christian Church in Morganton, will be officiating. The service will be held in Gaither…

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Montreat Minute for December 20, 2019

Congratulations Angie Murphy We are delighted to announce that our Town Clerk, Angela Murphy, has earned the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC), which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC). The CMC designation is granted only to those municipal clerks who complete demanding education requirements and who have a record of…

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Special Montreat Minute: 2nd Detour Update

Traffic light repairs have been made and the Greybeard Trail detour is in effect once again. Greybeard Trail is closed between Assembly Circle and West Virginia Terrace. Yellow and orange signs marked “Greybeard Trail Detour” show the way. To access Greybeard Trail take: Louisiana Road to Virginia Road Virginia Road to West Virginia Terrace (watch…

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Mayor’s Summary of 12/12/2019 Town Council Meeting

Merry Christmas, Montreaters We were grateful for the 19 people who came out into the cold for this last meeting of the year. There was a lot of discussion, so here’s a summary. As you know, a full overview will be in the official meeting minutes in January’s agenda packet. • Public Forum questions/comments included:…

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Mediation Talking Points

A Summary of Events Leading to Mediation Settlement between Two Texas Road Property Owners and the Town of Montreat Property at 322 Texas Road was purchased for the purpose of building a new house. Due to the slope of the lot, the Town’s steep slope ordinance (adopted in 2009) requiring certain conditions was enacted. The owner…

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Montreat Minute 12/13/19

Montreat Minute for December 13, 2019 Mayor’s Meeting Summary of Last Night’s Town Council Meeting Merry Christmas, Montreaters We were grateful for the 19 people who came out into the cold for this last meeting of the year. There was a lot of discussion, so here’s a summary. As you know, a full overview will…

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Special Montreat Minute: Detour Update

Thanks to input from several residents, we have learned that the Graybeard Trail detour is not functioning as intended. After an inspection, it appears there is an equipment malfunction. Therefore, we have suspended the detour until further notice. We expect the equipment to be repaired in the next day or so. We will send a…

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Greybeard Trail Detour

BE ADVISED: Repair of lower Greybeard Trail begins 12/9/2019. Greybeard Trail will be closed between Assembly Circle and West Virginia Terrace. Yellow and orange signs marked “Greybeard Trail Detour” show the way. To access Greybeard Trail take: Louisiana Road to Virgina Road Virginia Road to West Virginia Terrace (watch for temporary traffic light) West Virginia…

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Montreat Minute for December 6th, 2019

Montreat Minute for December 6, 2019 Good News About Flat Creek The Montreat Landcare Committee held its monthly meeting earlier this week and received a series of reports on research done regarding Flat Creek and the Flat Creek watershed. And the good news is our precious Flat Creek is still considered “pristine” relative to regional…

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