Posts by Alex Carmichael

Special Montreat Minute January 15, 2021

Appointments for COVID-19 Vaccinations available for those 75 and over We have just now received information from Buncombe County DHHS (BCHHS) that they are re-opening appointments for those 75 years and older as of 1:30 today, Friday. If you are 75 or over and have NOT received your first vaccination, you may make an appointment…

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Montreat Minute for January 15, 2021

Mayor’s Meeting Summary of Last Night’s Town Council Meeting Hello Montreaters, Our first meeting of the new year was without most staff and no members of the public due to COVID restrictions. We’re looking forward to everyone having the vaccine so we can meet together again. But for tonight, we streamed the meeting. Additionally, we…

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Mayor’s Summary of the January 14, 2021 Town Council Meeting

Hello Montreaters, Our first meeting of the new year was without most staff and no members of the public due to COVID restrictions. We’re looking forward to everyone having the vaccine so we can meet together again. But for tonight, we streamed the meeting. Additionally, we recorded it and posted it to our FaceBook page.…

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Montreat Minute for January 8, 2021

Our Montreat wonderland COVID-19 Vaccinations starting for those 75 and over We received information yesterday from Buncombe County Health and Human Services that vaccinations for those 75 and over will begin on Monday, January 11. For details of the program, see yesterday’s Special Montreat Minute by CLICKING HERE.  PLEASE NOTE: Wehave just received word that…

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Special Montreat Minute January 7, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations starting for those 75 and over We received information this morning from Buncombe County Health and Human Services regarding the COVID-19 vaccination: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) and Buncombe County DHHS (BCHHS) are opening Phase 1B in small groups due to the limited vaccine supply. Phase 1B Group 1…

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Mayor’s Summary of the December 10, 2020 Town Council Meeting

Greetings Fellow Montreaters, We had another COVID-19 pandemic “first” tonight. Tonight’s meeting was totally virtual. No one was in the Town Hall Community Room, but instead everyone met via Zoom. I wasn’t sure how it would go, since I myself am not the most “techie” person. But upon conclusion, we agreed that it worked reasonably…

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Montreat Minute for December 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update In case you missed last week’s special Montreat Minute focusing on the Coronavirus, we are including a link to it here. Please CLICK HERE and stay tuned for further updates. Check Out the Town YouTube Channel As part of the new Town Hall features, a high quality video/audio streaming system was installed in…

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Special Montreat Minute

Special Message: A COVID-19 Update Greetings fellow Montreaters, The dialogue about COVID-19 seems to be ramping up as infection rates increase, more public information becomes available and, on the bright side, vaccines appear imminent. With all those issues swirling around, people (including Montreaters) are feeling uninformed, confused and, at times, angry. I’d like to address…

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Montreat Minute 11/20/20

Let’s Get Those Leaves Up! It appears most of the leaves are off the trees, which means it is time to get them up and out.  Why is it so important to remove leaves?  Leaves are the #1 fuel source for wildfires.  If they are piled up next to your house, a small spark will…

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Mayor’s Summary of the 11/12/20 Town Commission Meeting

Greetings Montreat friends, The Town Council convened with a handful of Montreaters sitting in the handful of chairs in the Community Room. Others joined us via our live Zoom broadcast. Here’s a summary of the meeting: Public Forum questions/comments included: Shirley Mitchell gave praises to Nancy Midgette for Nancy’s help and expertise in assessing the…

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