Montreat Minute

Montreat Minute for October 8th, 2021

Correction: Trash Collection Will Be On Monday, October 11th. The trash collection calendar contained a mistake. The Town will be open for regular business on Monday, October 11th and will not be closed for Columbus Day. That means trash will be collected on Monday, not Tuesday. Be sure to have your trash out by 8:00…

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Montreat Minute September 24, 2021

Board of Adjustment Information Update The Montreat Board of Adjustment met yesterday and considered two items of business: 1) The Board approved a variance request for 314 Lookout Road for side and rear setbacks for a residential addition. To view a recording of last night’s meeting, CLICK HERE. 2) The Board set a date for…

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Montreat Minute for September 17, 2021

Board of Adjustment Meeting Thursday, September 23 Additional Information The Montreat Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. However, due to COVID concerns and the need for social distancing, the public hearing for the Montreat Lodge at 309 Collegiate Circle will not be heard on the…

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Montreat Minute for September 10, 2021

Mayor’s Summary of the September 9, 2021 Town Council Meeting Greetings Montreaters, I hope everyone has recovered from Tropical Storm Fred of three weeks ago. We had an unbelievable amount of rain and damage in such a short period of time. The Town is still making “Fred” repairs and will be for weeks to come.…

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Montreat Minute for September 3, 2021

Labor Day Reminder On Monday, we celebrate Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer. With good weather forecast, enjoy the day with a hike, picnic or other outdoor activity. And please be aware that the Town offices will be closed on Monday and trash pickup will be delayed until Tuesday. Of course, the Montreat Police…

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Montreat Minute August 27, 2021

Flood Damage on Private Property? Buncombe County Stands Up Dedicated Call Center and Resources. As our local leaders are assessing the damage to Buncombe County in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Fred, Buncombe County Emergency Services is standing up a call center to connect residents to resources and information. To assist with disaster recovery, Buncombe…

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Montreat Minute for August 20, 2021

Town Finishes Fiscal Year Strongly Despite the extreme negative effects upon business due to COVID, the Town completed its fiscal year (July to June) with surprising strength. We had projected a significant decline in revenues due to COVID and budgeted accordingly for revenues and expenses. At year end, combined revenues were actually 1% over budget…

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Special Montreat Minute: Phone and Internet services cut off at Town Hall

Since Tuesday the Montreat Town Hall has been without phone or internet services. That means no calls or emails have been sent or received at Town Hall. Charter estimates repair to be scheduled for Friday afternoon. In the meantime, if you need to speak to someone about an administrative matter call (828) 779- 6223. If…

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Montreat Minute 08/13/2021

Mayor’s Summary of the August 12, 2021 Town Council Meeting Hello Montreaters, It’s a little quieter here with the conference and Clubs seasons complete and vacationers having returned home. But on the other hand we’re beginning to see Montreat College students arriving on campus. So, the Montreat cycle continues! The Council meeting brought approximately seven…

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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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