Montreat Minute

Montreat Minute July 2nd, 2021

Prepare for the “Gate Gait” Saturday, July 3 Put on your running shoes for the annual 4th of July (actually 3rd of July) 5K “Gate Gait”. Meet at the gate on Saturday, July 3rd, for the 7:00am start. It’s a “No” affair: No Registration No fee No T-Shirt Just come out and have a fun…

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Montreat Minute June 25, 2021

Another Trash/Recycle Update- Pickup on Monday On the Town calendar that was sent in January, the printer made an error stating there would be no trash/recycle pickup on Monday, June 28. That was an error. There will be a trash/recycle pickup on Monday. And as a reminder, If you have need to dispose of trash…

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Montreat Minute June 18, 2021

Bears ‘Tis the season for bears in Montreat. They seem to be more prolific than ever and have been seen frequently during the day. One of the reasons for their activity is they are hungry. All the nuts (one of their favorite foods) from last fall are gone and berries (another of their favorite foods)…

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Special Montreat Minute June 14, 2021

Two Special Messages of Importance Signs Please be aware that although yard signs are permitted, they must be placed on the cottager’s own property and not in the Town right-of-way. This applies to all types of signs including for sale signs, political signs, event signs, protest signs, announcements and others. We have recently noticed a…

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Montreat Minute June 11, 2021

Mayor‘s Summary of Last Night’s Town Council Meeting Greetings Montreaters, Last night’s Town Council meeting was a first- the first time we have had a monthly meeting in the new Town Hall with no COVID restrictions. It was great to see everyone’s faces without masks and greet friends we had not seen in a while.…

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Montreat Minute for June 4, 2021

Join the Tree Board’s “Ivy League” On Tuesday, June 8, Tree Board members and volunteers will meet at 9:30am at the Gate to trim ivy from trees around Pratt Park and Virginia Road. Some tools will be provided by the Town’s Public Works department. However, bring hand pruners, loppers, small hand saws or pruning saws,…

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Montreat Minute for May 28, 2021

Join the Tree Board’s “Ivy League” On Tuesday, June 8, Tree Board members and volunteers will meet at 9:30am at the Gate to trim ivy from trees around Pratt Park. Some tools will be provided by the Town’s Public Works department. However, bring hand pruners, loppers, small hand saws or pruning saws, and gloves. If…

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Montreat Minute for May 21, 2021

Town Hall Open for Business! With most COVID restrictions having been lifted, the Montreat Town Hall is open to the public effective Monday, May 24. The Town Hall was completed in the midst of the pandemic, and thus has been closed to the public. On Monday, for the first time since it was completed in…

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Montreat Minute for May 14,2021

Mayor’s Summary of the 5/13/21 Town Commission Meeting Hello Montreaters- We had quite a turnout for last night’s meeting.  It was great to see everyone who came out.  We broadcasted the meeting live and also had a number of electronic attendees.  If you missed it, we recorded it and posted it to our Youtube page. …

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Montreat Minute for May 7, 2021

Congratulations Montreat College Graduates! Tomorrow, Saturday May 8, 163 students will graduate from Montreat College, on their way to new life adventures. Fifty-one students will graduate at 10:00am from the School of Adult and Graduate Studies and 112 students will graduate in the afternoon from the School of Arts and Sciences. Unfortunately, due to COVID…

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