Mayor’s Summary

Montreat Minute 09/11/2020

Mayor’s Meeting Summary of Last Night’s Town Council Meeting Greetings Montreaters, Last night’s meeting was a special one in that it was the first meeting since March that was open to the public and included the Public Forum prior to the Council Meeting. With the Governor’s change in allowing up to 25 persons indoors, we…

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Mayor’s Summary of the August 13, 2020 Virtual Town Council Meeting

Greetings Montreaters, We had a milestone Council meeting: it was our first meeting in the new Town Hall. Admittedly, it was not quite what any of us anticipated since it was just the Council and staff, with Montreaters joining in via Zoom. But, we look forward to the time we can all be together in…

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Mayor Pro Tem’s Summary of the June 11, 2020 Virtual Town Council Meeting

Greetings Montreaters, It was my honor to chair tonight’s meeting in the absence of Mayor Helms. Tim had hip replacement surgery Wednesday afternoon and I am happy to say that his wife, Mimi, reports that he is doing well. We pray for a full recovery for him. With the continued COVID-19 restriction limiting indoor meetings…

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Mayor’s Summary of the February 13th, Board of Commissioners Meeting

Greetings, friends. I hope you are appreciating our quirky mountain weather. If we don’t like it, all we need to do is wait a bit. Public Forum questions/comments included: Emory Underwood appealed to the Board that as we begin the long term planning process, that we seriously consider the balance of growth in the higher…

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Mayor’s Summary of the November 14, 2019 Town Council Meeting

Hello fellow Montreaters, It was a cold Montreat night, but a few hearty souls came out for the meeting. Here’s a summary of what was discussed. A full summary will be in the official meeting minutes in next month’s agenda packet. Public Forum questions/comments included: Sally Stansil asked questions regarding the discussion from last month’s…

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Mayor’s Summary of the October 10, 2019 Town Council Meeting

Greetings Friends, We had approximately 20 people at last night’s meeting in addition to Commissioners and staff members. We’re thankful for their participation. Here’s a summary of the meeting highlights. As usual, a full summary is in the official meeting minutes in next month’s agenda packet. Public Forum questions/comments included: Sally Stansil spoke about the…

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Vice-Mayor’s Summary of the September 12, 2019 Town Council Meeting

Hello Montreaters, This is Mayor Pro Tem Kent Otto writing you with a summary of our meeting last night. Mayor Helms was not able to be at the meeting, so I presided. Here’s a summary of the meeting highlights. Don’t forget that a full summary will be in the official meeting minutes in next month’s…

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Mayor’s Summary of the August 8, 2019 Town Council Meeting

Greetings Montreaters, Although summer is winding down, Town business continues! Here are the highlights: Public Forum questions/comments included: Joe Kirkland shared exciting news from Montreat College. Although final student census figures won’t be available for a few weeks, the College is anticipating a 10% increase in the student body over last year bringing the total…

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