Montreat Minute 5/10/24

Mayor’s Summary of the May 9, 2024 Town Council Meeting Greetings Montreaters! We are thankful for those who joined us. We missed Commissioners Widmer and Dasher who were unable to attend the meeting. My meeting summary follows below, but the official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. And remember that you can view…

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Montreat Minute 5/3/24

Montreat Minute for May 3, 2024 Town Council Meeting May 9, at 7:00pm The Montreat Town Council will meet for its monthly meeting next Thursday, May 9th, at 7:00pm in the Town Hall. For a copy of the agenda, CLICK HERE. The meeting will be live streamed and recorded. For information about streaming the meeting,…

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Montreat Minute 4/26/24

Be Prepared: I-40 Westbound to be Closed in Asheville this Weekend A stretch of Interstate 40 will close this weekend, weather permitting, allowing contract crews to begin rehabilitating bridges and resurfacing between Hendersonville Road (Exit 50) and I-26 East (Exit 46A) from 8:00pm Friday through Monday at 6:00am. Traffic will be detoured along I-240 from…

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Montreat Minute 4/19/24

All About Bears On Wednesday, approximately 55 people attended a program at the Town Hall entitled “Know Your 3 B’s– Bears, Behavior, and Biology”. The event was co-sponsored by the Montreat Bearwise Committee and Montreat Presbyterian Church. It was presented by Ashley Hobbs from the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. Ashley is a bear specialist and…

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Montreat Minute 4/12/24

Greetings Montreaters! This rainy day kept most people at home (watching on their computers?). We were thankful for the seven people who joined us. My meeting summary follows below, but the official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. And remember that you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum To…

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Montreat Minute 04/05/24

Bears Are Up and About Please be aware that the bears are awake. In fact, we are not sure they ever went to sleep since many were seen throughout the winter. They are hungry and their natural food sources like fruit and nuts are not available yet. This means they will be foraging for anything…

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Special Montreat Minute 3/28/24

Greetings from the Town Council and staff. Just several reminders about this weekend: Also, please be aware that the bears are awake. In fact, we are not sure they ever went to sleep since many were seen throughout the winter. They are hungry and their natural food sources like fruit and nuts are not available…

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Montreat Minute 03/22/24

Montreaters Voice Opinions on Honorary Designation of Assembly Drive At last Thursday’s Public Forum and in a subsequent on-line survey, the Town Council asked for opinions on whether we should add an honorary designation of “Billy Graham Way” to Assembly Drive. Montreaters were quick to offer their opinions. Clearly, a significant majority was not in…

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Montreat Minute 3/15/24

Montreat Minute for March 15, 2024 Mayor’s Summary of the March 14, 2024 Town Council Meeting Hello Montreaters! I’m not sure if it was the agenda or a beautiful 70-degree evening that brought everyone out to fill up the Town Hall Community Room! We were very appreciative of everyone’s participation tonight. My meeting summary follows…

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Montreat Minute 3/1/24

Introducing the Montreat Community Email Listserv! Come join the newly formed Montreat Community Email Listserv, a private community email group open only to Montreat property owners and residents. It is being offered as a convenient and fun way to connect with fellow Montreaters for conversation, to share information and resources, to request help or advice,…

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