Montreat Minute

Montreat Minute 1/22/2021

COVID-19 Updates Vaccination Waiting List Available for Those 65 and Over Earlier this week, Buncombe County initiated a vaccination waiting list for those 65 and older. You may register for the waiting list by calling the Health Department at 828-250-5000 or register online by CLICKING HERE.  A Note About Your Vaccination Many Montreaters have received…

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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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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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Montreat Minute 11/13/2020

Mayor’s Meeting Summary of Last Night’s Town Council 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…

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Montreat Minute 11/06/2020

Montreat Re-Elects Mayor/Commissioners     In Tuesday’s election, Montreat Mayor Tim Helms and Commissioners Kitty Fouche and Jane Alexander were each re-elected for four-year terms on the Town Council. Each ran unopposed. This represents second terms for both Tim and Kitty, while Jane was elected in her first full term. Jane was appointed to the Council…

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Montreat Minute 10/23/2020

Don’t Miss Bulk Pickup this Tuesday, October 27 Remember to place your bulk Items/white goods curbside for pick up this Tuesday, October 27th.  For more information about items for bulk pick up, CLICK HERE. Take advantage of this free service (except mattresses and box springs- $5 each) offered by the Town. The next bulk pick…

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Montreat Minute 10/16/20

American Chestnut Tree Planting October 20 At the request of the Tree Board and the Town Council, Town Hall Landscape Architect Joel Osgood worked to obtain four chestnut tree seedlings for the Town of Montreat from The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF). After conversations with the Tree Board, Public Works Director Barry Creasman and PW staff…

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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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