Archive for January 2020

Montreat Minute 1/31/20

Condolences Perhaps you have noticed the Black Mountain and Montreat Town flags flying at half staff since Wednesday. The tribute is in honor of the passing of Black Mountain Alderman Carlos Showers. In a news release from Black Mountain Mayor Don Collins: Carlos L. Showers, 64, found peace and comfort after an extended illness January…

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Water Interruption Notice

Water service will be interrupted on Lower Kentucky Rd, From Arbor Lane down. We apologize for this inconvenient as crews work to make repairs.

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Town Hall Flag at Half-Staff in Memoriam

The American Flag at the Montreat Town Hall is being flown at half-staff beginning January 28th – February 2nd in honor of our friend and neighbor Black Mountain Alderman Carlos Showers who passed away from an extended illness on January 27th.  Carlos served as Alderman since 2009 and was the second African American to ever do…

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Answers to Questions to RFP: Municipal Finance Software

1. How many utility bills are run each month? 674 2. Do you print them in house or use a third party printer/mailer? In house 3. Who is your meter vendor and how are they read (i.e., manually, touch read, radio read, etc). Meuller—read by street machine 4. Do you currently take credit cards for…

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Montreat Minute January 24, 2020

It’s a slow news week, but here are several important items for your review: Another New Request for Proposal Several weeks ago, we informed you about a request for proposal for a new financial software system. We recently added another RFP, this time for Independent Auditor Services. We have been with our current auditor for…

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NOTICE: Request for Proposal for Audit Services

Due Date:  Friday March 6, 2020                             Time: 2:00 P.M. Receipt Location: MEMO TO:                            Prospective Firms FROM:                                    Darlene Carrasquillo, Finance Director SUBJECT:                              Request for Proposals – Selection of the Independent Auditor DUE DATE AND TIME:        Friday, March 6, 2020 – 2:00 P.M. The Town of Montreat is currently seeking proposals from qualified auditors for the project entitled…

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Water Outage on Kentucky Road

There will be a water outage in the Kentucy Road area of Montreat due to routine maintanence.  We will update the website as necessary.

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Montreat Minute January 17, 2020

Town Hall Update Progress continues on the new Town Hall. On the inside, painters have been busy applying prime coats. Electrical and plumbing rough in has been completed, and trim work like doors and door frames, baseboards and other trim will begin in several weeks. Stonework will begin soon as well. On the outside, exterior…

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Mayor’s Summary of the January 9th Town Council Meeting

Happy New Year, friends. We appreciated the 20 people who came out for the first Town Council meeting of this new decade. There were some lively discussions, and here’s a summary. As you know, a full overview will be in the official meeting minutes in February’s agenda packet. Public Forum questions/comments included: Tom Frist stated…

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Montreat Minute January 10, 2020

Mayor’s Meeting Summary of Last Night’s Town Council Meeting Happy New Year, friends. We appreciated the 20 people who came out for the first Town Council meeting of this new decade. There were some lively discussions, and here’s a summary. As you know, a full overview will be in the official meeting minutes in February’s…

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