Montreat News Archive

Montreat Planning & Zoning Commission -Hillside Development Subcommittee Meeting 2/7/24

January 31, 2024

PZC Subcommittee Meeting Notice Wednesday, February 7, 2024 – 9:00 a.m.Town Hall The Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission Hillside Development Subcommittee will hold a meeting on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat NC. Meeting packet can be found here This meeting will not be available by zoom.…

Landcare 2/7/24

January 31, 2024

Montreat Landcare will be meeting in Town Hall on Wednesday, February 7th at 9:00 a.m. The zoom link can be found at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/82896837837 The agenda can be found here The minutes that will be up for approval can be found here

Tree Removal on Frist Road 1/31/24

January 31, 2024

Crews are working on Frist Road today, 1/31/24, facilitating a tree removal. Please use caution in this area. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Montreat Minute 1/26/24

January 26, 2024

Needed: Volunteers to Fill BOA Vacancies As of the end of this month, there will be three openings on the Montreat Board of Adjustment: two regular positions and one alternate. Your help is needed in filling out this important board. The function of the BOA is to hear appeals of decisions from the zoning administrator,…

Town of Montreat Water Update 1/26/24

January 26, 2024

Annual water tank maintenance is continuing in Montreat today. Remember if you should experience discolored water please run outside spigot until it clears. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause! If you have any questions call Angie at Town Hall at 828-669-8002.

Town of Montreat Water Update 1/25/24

January 25, 2024

Annual water tank maintenance is underway in Montreat today. If you should experience discolored water please run an outside spigot until it clears. Also if you see water running down Appalachian Way it is due to the maintenance and cleaning process. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause! If you have any question…

Town Hall Closing at 3:00 p.m. due to Weather

January 19, 2024

Town Hall will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19th due to the weather conditions. Phones and emails will continue to be answered until 5:00 p.m. Stay warm and have a safe weekend!

Montreat Minute 1/19/24

January 19, 2024

Be Prepared for the Cold! The Montreat area is expected to experience an arctic blast this weekend. Extreme cold can often mean frozen and burst pipes. Pipes that are most likely to freeze are exposed to the cold (such as outdoor hose bibs, swimming pool and water feature supply lines), water supply pipes in unheated…

Wynne Lithia Springs Sub-Committee of the Open Space Conservation Committee Meeting – 1/24/24

January 17, 2024

REGULAR MEETING Wynne-Lithia Springs Sub-Committee of the Open Space Conservation Committee                                   Wednesday, January 24, 2024                     2:00 p.m. in person attendance only A regular meeting of the Wynne Lithia Springs Sub-Committee of the Open Space Conservation Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in Town Hall. …

Tree Board Meeting 1/23/24

January 17, 2024

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda can be found here Tuesday, January 23, 2024 9:30 a.m. In person attendance and Zoom Software The Montreat Tree Board will hold their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. by Zoom Software and in person attendance, Montreat, NC.    The link to join the meeting can…

Cold Weather Tips from Town Hall

January 16, 2024

The Montreat area is expected to experience an arctic blast this week and into the weekend. Extreme cold can often mean frozen and burst pipes. Pipes that are most likely to freeze are exposed to the cold, (outdoor hose bibs, swimming pool supply lines), water supply pipes in unheated interior areas (basements, crawl spaces, attics,…

Montreat Minute 1/12/24

January 12, 2024

Greetings Montreaters! We were thankful for the hearty group who braved the cold to join us for the January Town Council meeting. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum Letta Jean Taylor offered some thoughts…

Mayor’s Meeting Summary 01/11/24

January 12, 2024

Greetings Montreaters! We were thankful for the hearty group who braved the cold to join us for the January Town Council meeting. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum Council Meeting On behalf of the…

Board of Adjustment Meeting 01/25/24

January 11, 2024

MEETING NOTICE Thursday, January 25, 2024 – 5:00 p.m. The packet information can be found at here Town Hall The Montreat Board of Adjustment will hold their Regular Meeting on Thursday, January 25, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.  The purpose of this meeting is as follows: The Montreat…

Planning & Zoning Commission 1/18/24

January 11, 2024

MEETING NOTICE Thursday, January 18, 2024 – 10:30 a.m. Town Hall Meeting Packet can be found here The Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission will hold its Regular Meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Black Mountain, NC, 27811. This meeting will be available by Zoom. Link can…

Montreat Minute 01/05/24

January 5, 2024

As you may know, predictions are for bad weather starting late tonight and into tomorrow. The Town received a notification from Duke Energy this morning that said, in part: “Currently, Duke Energy meteorologists forecast widespread precipitation will overspread the area Friday night into Saturday morning with the main winter weather impact of accumulating ice due…

Planning & Zoning Commission Spring Training

January 4, 2024

MEETING NOTICETraining Presentation can be found hereThursday, January 11, 2024 – 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Town Hall – Conference RoomThe Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission will be meeting on Thursday, January11, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for Spring Training in the Conference Room atTown Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Black Mountain, NC, 27811. The…

January Town Council Meeting Notice & Agenda Packet – UPDATED VERSION

January 4, 2024

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda Packet can be found here Thursday, January 11, 2024 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, January 11, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.  The Public Forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall The zoom link for streaming can be found below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87324176349…

Landcare 01/03/24

December 29, 2023

Montreat Landcare will be meeting in Town Hall on Wednesday, January 3rd at 9:00 a.m. The zoom link can be found at the following link: https/us02web.zoom.us/j/89101366213 For more information about Landcare please visit their website as www.montreatlandcare.org The proposed agenda can be found here The draft December 6th Meeting Minutes can be found here

Montreat Minute 12/29/23

December 29, 2023

Happy New Year from the Town Council and Staff! Holiday Hours and Sanitation Pickup The Montreat Town offices will be closed for the New Year holiday on Monday, January 1st. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd, at 8:00am. Please note that sanitation pick up will be delayed until Tuesday, January 2nd. However, the…

Police Officers Needed in Montreat

December 28, 2023

We are seeking Police Officers to Join Our Community!! The Town of Montreat is seeking two police officers to join its respected and effective police force. Montreat is situated in a cove of the Blue Ridge Mountains, approximately 15 miles outside Asheville. This small community of approximately 900 full time residents (including college students) is…

Montreat Minute 12/22/23

December 22, 2023

Merry Christmas from the Town Council and Staff! Holiday Hours and Sanitation Pickup The Montreat Town offices will be closed for the Christmas Holiday on Monday and Tuesday, December 25th and 26th. Normal hours will resume on Wednesday, December 27th. Please note that sanitation pick up will not occur until Wednesday the 27th. However, the…

Be Safe This Holiday Season

December 21, 2023

We wish you a safe and happy holiday weekend. This is a test from admin. Please ignore.

Town Hall Holiday Hours

December 20, 2023

Montreat Town Hall will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 22nd. Town Hall will also be closed on Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th for the Christmas holidays. Town Staff would like to wish those who live, work, play and love Montreat a very Merry Christmas!!

Montreat Winter Advisory

December 19, 2023

Water Interruption on Upper Kanawha Dr, Mecklenburg Cir, and Upper Mississippi Rd

December 19, 2023

There has been a large water main break in Town that will cause service interruptions in and around Upper Kanawha Drive, Mecklenburg Circle and Upper Mississippi Road. Public Works and Water Department Employees are on their way to get this fixed. Water will be restored as quickly as possible. Please use caution in these areas…

Tree Down on Georgia Terrace

December 19, 2023

A large tree is down on Georgia Terrace near William Black Lodge. Crews are in the process of taking care of it. Please use caution around this area as there may be workers in the roadway.

Town of Montreat Test Post

December 18, 2023

Montreat Minute 12/15/23

December 15, 2023

Mayor’s Summary of the December 14, 2023 Town Council Meeting Greetings Montreaters! We had a small but participative group for our last meeting of the year. We’re thankful for our guests, as they add a great deal to the meeting. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please…

Mayor’s Meeting Summary 12/14/23

December 15, 2023

Greetings Montreaters! We had a small but participative group for our last meeting of the year. We’re thankful for our guests, as they add a great deal to the meeting. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE.…

Board of Adjustment Meeting 12/21/23

December 14, 2023

MEETING NOTICE Agenda can be found here Thursday, December 21st, 2023 – 5:00 p.m. Town Hall The Montreat Board of Adjustment will hold their Regular Meeting on Thursday, December 21st, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.  The purpose of the meeting is as follows: The agenda for this meeting…

Montreat Minute 12/8/23

December 8, 2023

Town Council Meeting December 14 at 7:00pm The Montreat Town Council will meet for its monthly meeting next Thursday, December 14th, at 7:00pm in the Town Hall Community Room. For a copy of the agenda, CLICK HERE. The meeting will be live streamed and recorded. For information about streaming the meeting, CLICK HERE. The Public…

Water Main Break on Lookout Road 12/8/23

December 8, 2023

There is a rather large Water Main Break on Lookout Road near the Allen Building, Belk Building, Wayout Building…..if you are near these buildings you could possibly have an outage as well. There will be a temporary water outage for around 4 to 5 hours to allow crews to repair the break. There will also…

Updated December Town Council Meeting Notice & Agenda Packet 12/14/23

December 5, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda Packet can be found here Thursday, December 14, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.  The Public Forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall The zoom link for streaming can be found below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87666413673…

Montreat Minute 12/01/23

December 1, 2023

Burn Ban Lifted With fire weather conditions improving, Buncombe County and Montreat’s open burning ban has been lifted. “While drought conditions have not changed, the forecasted weather pattern will not be favorable for fire spread and development,” says Buncombe County Fire Marshal Kevin Tipton. The local forecast is calling for a pattern of receiving moisture,…

Westminster Terrace – Temporary Water Interruption 11/24/2023

November 24, 2023

There is currently a temporary water interruption on Westminster Terrace today, 11/24/23, due to a water main break. If experiencing dirty or discolored water let an outside spigot run until clear. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Tennessee Road Water Interruption 11/24/23

November 24, 2023

There will be a temporary water service interruption on or near Tennessee Road for a few hours this morning, 11/24/23, due to a water main break. If you are experiencing dirty, discolored water let it run from an outside spigot until clear. We are sorry for any inconvenience this might cause.

Town Hall Closing at 4:00 p.m. on 11/22/23 – We wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2023

Montreat Town Hall will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, 2023….Town Staff wishes everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!! We are thankful for those who live, work and play in the Town of Montreat!

Landcare 12/06/23

November 17, 2023

Landcare will meet on Wednesday, December 6th at 9:00 a.m. in Montreat Town Hall. The meeting can be viewed on zoom at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83569423870 For more information about Landcare please visit their website at www.montreatlandcare.org The agenda can be found here November Meeting Minutes can be found here

Tree Board 11/28/23 – CANCELLED!!

November 17, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, November 28, 2023 9:30 a.m. In person attendance and Zoom Software The Montreat Tree Board will hold their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. by Zoom Software and in person attendance, Montreat, NC.    The link to join the meeting can be found below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83753034558 _____________________________…

Montreat Minute 11/17/23

November 17, 2023

Town Ends Fiscal Year Strong Our auditing firm presented the Town’s 2022-2023 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (our audit) at last week’s Town Council meeting after submitting it to the NC Treasurer as required by law. It was an excellent report. The Town is in a very strong financial position. Revenues increased to $2.3 million from…

Special Meeting Notice and Agenda Packet – Board of Commissioners Policy Update Workshop

November 13, 2023

Board of Commissioners – Special Meeting Notice Agenda Packet can be found here . The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting/Workshop on November 17, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. or as soon as possible thereafter in the Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC for the purpose of reviewing and discussing several proposed…

Montreat Minute 11/10/23

November 10, 2023

Mayor’s Summary of the November 9, 2023 Town Council Meeting Hello Montreaters! We enjoyed and appreciated the crowd who joined us for our November meeting. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum To read more,…

Mayor’s Summary of the November 9, 2023 Town Council Meeting

November 10, 2023

Hello Montreaters! We enjoyed and appreciated the crowd who joined us for our November meeting. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum Council Meeting Levonia stated in Carter’s four years working with the Town, this…

Road Closure: Tennessee Road

November 8, 2023

Tennessee Road is closed for an unknown period of time today for Duke Energy repairs. Please use caution around this area as workers may be in and around roadways. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

Special Montreat Minute 11/8/23

November 8, 2023

Montreat joined Buncombe County in issuing a state of emergency banning burning effective at 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6 due to the extreme risk of fire. Under the state of emergency, all outdoor burning is prohibited, including fire pits, campfires, tiki torches, and chimineas. Only the preparation of food using outdoor grills is allowed. According…

Montreat Joins Buncombe County’s State of Emergency Declaration

November 7, 2023

Buncombe County has issued a state of emergency banning burning effective at 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6 due to the extreme risk of fire. The declaration applies within the municipal limits of the City of Asheville, the Town of Weaverville, the town of Woodfin, the Town of Black Mountain, the Town of Montreat, and…

Montreat Minute 11/3/23

November 3, 2023

Montreat Minute for November 3, 2023 Town Does Not Appeal Lodge Ruling The Town of Montreat has decided not to appeal the decision of Superior Court Judge Peter Knight in reversing the Board of Adjustment’s (BOA) decision to grant a Special Use Permit. Judge Knight’s decision calls for the BOA to revoke the Special Use…

Open Space Conservation Committee

November 2, 2023

REGULAR MEETING Open Space Conservation Committee                                    Tuesday, November14, 2023                      3:30 p.m. in person attendance only A regular meeting of the Open Space Conservation Committee is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held in Town Hall. The public is invited. ___________________________ Angie Murphy Town Clerk    

REVISED November Town Council Meeting Notice & Agenda Packet

November 2, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda Packet can be found here Thursday, November 9, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.  The Public Forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall The zoom link for streaming can be found below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84007915928?pwd=Qk04YjZpZU0xbm5OSExON3pyaEh5QT09…

Audit Committee 11/07/23

November 2, 2023

The Town of Montreat Audit Committee will hold a Meeting on Tuesday, November 7 at 11:00 a.m. in the Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Black Mountain, NC. This meeting will be in person attendance only. This meeting is open to the public. ________________________________________Angie MurphyTown Clerk

Update -Texas Road Extension Road Closure 10/31 – 11/3

October 31, 2023

On Tuesday, October 31st until Friday, November 3rd Texas Road Extension will be closed at the intersection of Assembly Drive and Texas Road Extension. The road will be closed for repairs to the large culverts that were damaged during a hurricane. This closure, once started, will remain in place for at least 48 hours. Residents…

Calvin Trail Road Closure 10/30/23

October 30, 2023

Calvin Trail will be closed for the greater portion of the day on Monday, October 30th. A crane will be positioned at the intersection of Calvin Trail and Greybeard Trail. There could also be brief delays on Greybeard Trail at the intersection of Calvin Trail due to removal of tree debris. A very large tree…

Montreat Minute 10/27/23

October 27, 2023

Town Does Not Appeal Lodge Ruling The Town of Montreat has decided not to appeal the decision of Superior Court Judge Peter Knight in reversing the Board of Adjustment’s (BOA) decision to grant a Special Use Permit. Judge Knight’s decision calls for the BOA to revoke the Special Use Permit issued to MRA to build…

Landcare 11/01/23

October 27, 2023

Landcare will meet on Wednesday, November 1st at 9:00 a.m. in Town Hall. All are invited! The Zoom link can be found at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89347817240 . For more information about Landcare please visit their website at www.montreatlandcare.org.

Road Closure Alert: Collegiate Circle

October 26, 2023

Duke Progress Energy and Asplundh have Collegiate Circle closed today for pole repairs. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Road Closure Alert: Appalachian Way at Missouri Rd

October 25, 2023

Duke Progress Energy has Appalachian Way at Missouri Road closed today, October 25th, for repairs to the poles. We are unsure how long this road closure will take. Please take the detour from Lookout Road over to Florida Terrace. Also, the back parking of the Post Office is closed due to pole repairs as well.…

Tree Board 10/24/23

October 23, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, October 24, 2023 9:30 a.m. In Person Attendance – Will be streamed for viewing via Zoom The Montreat Tree Board will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. in Town Hall, Montreat, NC.   The zoom link can be found at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81798599019…

Montreat Minute 10/20/23

October 20, 2023

Don’t Miss Bulk Pickup This Tuesday, October 24 Remember to place your bulk Items/white goods curbside for pick up this Tuesday, October 24. For more information about items for bulk pick up, CLICK HERE. Take advantage of this free service (except mattresses and box springs- $15 each and TVs – $15 each) offered by the…

Board of Commissioners 2023 Board Planning Retreat

October 18, 2023

The Montreat Board of Commissioners will be holding their 2023 Board Planning Retreat on Tuesday, October 24th from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in Gaither Fellowship Hall. The public is invited to attend.

Quorum Possible – 2023 Community State Legislative Update

October 17, 2023

This notice is to alert the public that a quorum of the Town of Montreat Board of Commissioners could be possible at the 2023 Community State Legislative Update on Thursday, October 19th at 4:30 p.m. This is not an official meeting of the Board and no town business will be transacted.

Don’t forget!!! You are invited to the 2023 Community State Legislative Update

October 17, 2023

You are invited to the 2023 Community State Legislative Update Thursday, October 19th, at 4:30 pm Montreat Town Hall featuring Our District Representative Eric Ager The Town of Montreat is hosting the 2023 Community State Legislative Update to give residents of Montreat the opportunity to learn and ask questions about what has taken place during…

Montreat Minute 10/13/23

October 13, 2023

Mayor’s Summary of the October 12, 2023 Town Council Meeting Greetings! We were grateful for the residents and friends who joined the Council and staff for our October meeting. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public…

Mayor’s Meeting Summary of October 12, 2023 Town Council Meeting

October 13, 2023

Greetings! We were grateful for the residents and friends who joined the Council and staff for our October meeting. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum Council Meeting After a very active agenda, we adjourned.…

Road Closure: Georgia Terrace above Montreat Post Office

October 12, 2023

Georgia Terrace, just above the Post Office, will be closed for an hour or so for tree removal. Use caution around this area! Watch for workers in the roadway.

Board of Adjustment 10/26/23

October 12, 2023

MEETING NOTICE Thursday, October 26th, 2023 – 5:00 p.m. Town Hall The Montreat Board of Adjustment will hold their Regular Meeting on Thursday, October 26th, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.  The purpose of the meeting is as follows: The agenda for this meeting can be found here This…

Planning & Zoning Commission 10/19/23

October 12, 2023

MEETING NOTICE Agenda Packet can be found hereThursday, October 19, 2023 – 10:30 a.m.Town HallThe Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission will hold its Regular Meeting onThursday, October 19, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, BlackMountain, NC, 27811.This meeting will be available by Zoom and the link is below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89985343379

Road Closure: Virginia Road at Louisiana Road

October 12, 2023

Public Work Crews will be removing a tree in the area of Virginia Road at Louisiana Road this morning, October 12th. Please use caution around this area and take notice of workers in or around the roadway. This closure might take a couple of hours. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Georgia Terrace Closed in Places – Tree Removal

October 10, 2023

Georgia Terrace will be closed in two places on October 10, 2023 for tree removal. The first closure will happen around 9:00 a.m. behind the Presbyterian Heritage Center. The second closure will be on the Post Office side of Georgia Terrace. Use caution in these areas and watch for workers in the roadway.

Montreat Minute 10/6/23

October 7, 2023

“When do I need a Building Permit?” Town staff often receive the above question regarding building permits. So, here’s a quick primer on when a building permit is needed. You need a building permit if: If your project involves any of the above and your contractor says, “You don’t need a building permit”, find a…

October 12th Town Council Meeting Notice & UPDATED Agenda Packet

October 5, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda Packet can be found here Thursday, October 12, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.  The Public Forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall The zoom link for streaming can be found below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83912082799…

Road Closure: Lookout Rd at Assembly Dr 10/5/23

October 5, 2023

The Montreat Public Works Department will have Lookout Road at Assembly Drive closed today (Thursday, October 5th) for a few hours for tree removal. Police and fire have been notified. Please use caution around this area. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Montreat Minute 09/29/23

September 30, 2023

Judge Issues Written Order on MRA Lodge/Hotel Issue Late last week, the Town received the written order (a legal explanation) of Superior Court Judge Peter Knight’s reasoning for reversing the Montreat Board of Adjustment’s decision to grant MRA permission to build a Lodge on their Assembly Drive/Collegiate Circle property. The written order finalizes a process…

Landcare 10/4/23

September 29, 2023

Landcare will meet on Wednesday, October 4th at 9:00 a.m. in Town Hall. All are invited! The Zoom link can be found here For more information about landcare please visit their website at www.montreatlandcare.org.

Road Closure Today for Tree Removal-Woodland Rd

September 28, 2023

Today at around 3:00 p.m., Thursday September 28th, Woodland Road will be closed midway for tree removal. The closure may last approximately 2 hours. Use caution if you are in this area.

Special Meeting: Planning & Zoning Commission

September 28, 2023

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICEThursday, October 5, 2023 – 10:30 a.m.Town HallThe Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Special Meeting onThursday, October 5, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road,Montreat, NC. The agenda meeting packet can be found here The purpose of the meeting is for the Planning and Zoning Commission to…

You are invited!! 2023 Community State Legislative Update

September 28, 2023

You are invited to the 2023 Community State Legislative Update Thursday, October 19th, at 4:30 pm Montreat Town Hall featuring Our District Representative Eric Ager The Town of Montreat is hosting the 2023 Community State Legislative Update to give residents of Montreat the opportunity to learn and ask questions about what has taken place during…

Tree Board 09/26/23

September 22, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, September 26, 2023 9:30 a.m. In Person Attendance – Will be streamed for viewing via Zoom The Montreat Tree Board will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. in Town Hall, Montreat, NC.   The zoom link can be found at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86495615388…

Montreat Minute 09/22/23

September 22, 2023

The Boys (& Girls) Are Back in Town!! Last week some “new” Montreaters stopped by Town Hall.  They didn’t stop to pay their water bill or inquire about a new building opportunity.  They didn’t come to discuss the parking situation in Montreat and they weren’t asking how to find the pickle ball courts.  But goodness…

25 Years!!! It’s a Town of Montreat Anniversary!!

September 21, 2023

The Town of Montreat Staff and Board of Commissioners would like to take a moment and recognize Public Works Director Barry Creasman for his 25 years of loyal service. Barry Creasman has a wealth of knowledge of the “ins and outs” of Montreat. Barry is a dedicated and hard-working employee and always goes above and…

Montreat Minute 09/15/23

September 15, 2023

Mayor’s Summary of the September 14, 2023 Town Council Meeting Hello Montreaters, A small but engaged crowd joined the Council and staff for our September meeting, and we were glad they came to participate. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting…

Mayor’s Summary of the September 14, 2023 Town Council Meeting

September 15, 2023

Hello Montreaters, A small but engaged crowd joined the Council and staff for our September meeting, and we were glad they came to participate. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum Council Meeting On that…

Board of Adjustment Meeting 09/28/23

September 15, 2023

MEETING NOTICE and AGENDA PACKET Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89244506899 Thursday, September 28th, 2023 – 5:00 p.m.Town HallThe Montreat Board of Adjustment will hold their Regular Meeting on Thursday, September 28th, 2023,2023 at 5:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.The purpose of the meeting is as follows: Angie Murphy, Town Clerk

Montreat Minute 09/08/23

September 8, 2023

Town Council Meeting September 14 at 7:00pm The Montreat Town Council will meet for its monthly meeting next Thursday, September 14th, at 7:00pm in the Town Hall Community Room. The agenda includes a Public Hearing on the Town Comprehensive Plan and adoption of the plan. For a copy of the agenda, including the Comprehensive Plan,…

September Town Council Meeting Notice & UPDATED Agenda Packet

September 7, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda Packet can be found here Thursday, September 14, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.  The Public Forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall The zoom link for streaming can be found below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82206770641…

Montreat Minute 09/01/23

September 1, 2023

Bears Are Still Around- Be Careful Bears are still roaming around Montreat in what seems to be record numbers. Cubs, born this year as well as yearlings, are still with their mothers, creating an elevated sense of concern. What should you do since we share the same space? BearWise, the national program of which Montreat…

Landcare 09/06/23

August 29, 2023

Montreat Landcare will be meeting in Town Hall on Wednesday, September 6th at 9:00 a.m. The zoom link can be found at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88660101209 For more information about Landcare please visit their website at www.montreatlandcare.org

Montreat Minute 08/25/23

August 25, 2023

Friends Say “Welcome” and “Goodbye” On Wednesday, more than 50 Town residents, staff and friends convened at the Town Hall to welcome new Town Manager, Savannah Parrish, and wish Interim Town Manager, Ben Blackburn, well as he returned to retirement. The reception, hosted by the Town Council, featured food and special cookies for Savannah and…

Special Montreat Minute 8/22/23

August 22, 2023

Don’t Forget: Come Say Good-Bye to Ben and Welcome to Savannah   Please come to the Town Hall tomorrow, Wednesday, August 23rd, from 3:30 to 4:30pm to say good bye to interim Town Manager Ben Blackburn and welcome new Town Manager Savannah Parrish. Refreshments will be served.

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August 21, 2023

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August 18, 2023

Come Say Good-Bye to Ben and Welcome to Savannah   Please come to the Town Hall on Wednesday, August 23rd, from 3:30 to 4:30pm to say good-bye to interim Town Manager Ben Blackburn and welcome new Town Manager Savannah Parrish. Refreshments will be served. All are invited.

Montreat Minute 08/18/23

August 18, 2023

Come Say Good-Bye to Ben and Welcome to Savannah   Please come to the Town Hall on Wednesday, August 23rd, from 3:30 to 4:30pm to say good-bye to interim Town Manager Ben Blackburn and welcome new Town Manager Savannah Parrish. Refreshments will be served. All are invited. Town Fee Schedule Changes At last week’s Town…

Tree Board 08/22/23

August 17, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, August 22, 2023 9:30 a.m. In Person Attendance – Will be streamed for viewing via Zoom The Montreat Tree Board will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. in Town Hall, Montreat, NC.   The zoom link can be found at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81152139901…

Montreat Minute 08/11/23

August 11, 2023

Greetings friends, We began our meeting tonight with approximately 16 people in attendance. We always appreciate our guests- seeing and talking with new and familiar friends is a special part about Montreat. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by…

Mayor’s Meeting Summary of the August 10th Town Council Meeting

August 11, 2023

Greetings friends, We began our meeting tonight with approximately 16 people in attendance. We always appreciate our guests- seeing and talking with new and familiar friends is a special part about Montreat. My summary follows below. The official minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by…

Montreat Minute 08/4/23

August 4, 2023

Town Council Meeting August 10 at 7:00pm The Montreat Town Council will meet for its monthly meeting next Thursday, August 10th, at 7:00pm in the Town Hall. The agenda includes a Public Hearing on the Town Comprehensive Plan. For a copy of the agenda, including the Comprehensive Plan, CLICK HERE. The meeting will be live…

August Town Council Meeting Notice & REVISED Agenda Packet

August 3, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Thursday, August 10, 2023 Meeting Agenda Packet can be found here 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.  The Public Forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall The zoom link for streaming can be found below:…

Montreat Minute 07/28/23

July 28, 2023

Town Hires New Town Manager Mayor Helms recently announced that the Town Council has hired a new Town Manager. Savannah Parrish will begin her new duties on August 9. Currently, Savannah is the Black Mountain Town Clerk and Assistant to the Town Manager, where she has served since 2020. She is a graduate of Western…

Landcare 08/02/23

July 25, 2023

Montreat Landcare will be meeting in Town Hall on Wednesday, August 2nd at 9:00 a.m. The zoom link can be found at the following link: http://us02web.zoom.us/j/88042316150 For more information about Landcare please visit their website at www.montreatlandcare.org

Montreat Minute 07/21/23

July 21, 2023

Help the Monarch Butterflies As you may know, each fall millions of monarch butterflies migrate thousands of miles to over-wintering sites in Mexico and to a scattering of locations along the coast of California. In the spring, they return to their original breeding areas and the cycle starts again: a two-way migration that is one…