Montreat News Archive

Tree Board 07/25/23

July 21, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, July 25, 2023 9:30 a.m. In person attendance and Zoom Software The Montreat Tree Board will hold their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, July 25, 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/82545073896 _____________________________…

Public Hearing Notice: Meeting Date 08/10/23

July 20, 2023

MEETING NOTICE Thursday, August 10th, 2023 – 6:30 p.m. Town Hall The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Meeting on Thursday, August 10th, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.  The purpose of the meeting is for the Board of Commissioners to hear public comment on and approve, approve…

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting 07/27/23

July 20, 2023

MEETING NOTICE Agenda Meeting Packets can be found here Thursday, July 27, 2023 – 10:30 a.m. Town Hall The Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission will hold its Regular Meeting on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Black Mountain, NC, 27811. This meeting will be available by Zoom link…

Montreat Minute 7/14/23

July 14, 2023

Mayor’s Summary of the July 13, 2023 Town Council Meeting Happy Summer! With 700 youth conference attendees this week, we know its summer and are glad for it. Our meetings were attended by approximately 26 guests, and we appreciated their being with us tonight. My summary follows below. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting…

Mayor’s Meeting Summary of the July 13th Town Council Meeting

July 14, 2023

Happy Summer! With 700 youth conference attendees this week, we know its summer and are glad for it. Our meetings were attended by approximately 26 guests, and we appreciated their being with us tonight. My summary follows below. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum Council Meeting One final…

Montreat Minute 7/7/23

July 7, 2023

Town Council Meeting July 13 at 7:00pm The Montreat Town Council will meet for its monthly meeting next Thursday, July 13th, 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…

July Town Council Meeting Notice & REVISED Agenda Packet

July 6, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda packet can be found here Thursday, July 13, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, July 13, 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/89962333153…

Additional Dumpster Added at Convenience Center

July 3, 2023

A new dumpster has been added to the Convenience Center over this busy Holiday Week…please make sure you secure the door each time you deposit trash. This will help alleviate animal issues. Thanks for you cooperation.

Special Montreat Minute: 2022 Comprehensive Plan

June 30, 2023

Montreat Tomorrow is Montreat Today!! The Final Version of the 2022 Comprehensive Plan is ready for your review and can be found here. Have questions, comments or concerns – attend the July 13th Town Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. to share your thoughts!

Montreat Minute 06/30/23

June 30, 2023

Montreat Minute for June 30, 2023 4th of July in Montreat Much happens in Montreat on the 4th of July. Here’s a quick schedule of activities. See stories below for details: Other Important Notes about July 4thPlease be aware of these several other important facts about July 4th: Gate Race Coming July 4th Get ready…

Special Bear Montreat Minute

June 28, 2023

Bears and the Trash Convenience Center Please be aware that there is quite a bit of bear activity at the Town’s Trash Convenience Center near the Town Hall. Bears have been getting into the dumpsters on a frequent basis with residents confronting them when disposing of trash. One particular bear has shown aggressive behavior. Here’s…

Montreat Minute 6/23/23

June 23, 2023

Comprehensive Plan Complete Yesterday, the Montreat Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee presented the new Comprehensive Plan, Montreat Tomorrow, to the Planning & Zoning Commission for their review and recommendation to the Town Council. The Commission expressed great appreciation to the Steering Committee for their 18 month effort in updating the 2008 Comprehensive Plan. They then reviewed…

Tree Board 06/27/23

June 22, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, June 27, 2023 9:30 a.m. Zoom Software with in person attendance The Montreat Tree Board will hold their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 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/85280761504 _____________________________…

Montreat Minute 06/16/23

June 16, 2023

Town Council Adopts FY 23-24 Budget  Last week the Town Council approved the FY 2023-2024 Town budget that begins on July 1. Highlights of the budget include: The budget includes an increase in water consumption rates, going to $6.26 per thousand gallons used from $4.95. This will result in a monthly average residential increase in…

Special Montreat Minute 06/14/23

June 14, 2023

Planning & Zoning Commission Receives Comprehensive Plan Tomorrow, June 15 As a reminder, the Montreat Planning & Zoning Commission will be meeting tomorrow, Thursday, June 15th, at 10:30am, in the Town Hall Community Room to receive the Comprehensive Plan, Montreat Tomorrow, from the Steering Committee. All are invited to attend in person or via live…

Montreat Minute 06/9/23

June 9, 2023

Mayor’s Summary of the June 8, 2023 Town Council Meeting Greetings all, We’re grateful the summer season has begun, and it is easy to feel the energy that comes with it to Montreat. Our meetings were attended by approximately 12 guests, and we appreciated their being with us tonight. My summary follows below. Please remember…

Mayor’s Summary of the June 8, 2023 Town Council Meeting

June 9, 2023

Greetings all, We’re grateful the summer season has begun, and it is easy to feel the energy that comes with it to Montreat. Our meetings were attended by approximately 12 guests, and we appreciated their being with us tonight. My summary follows below. Please remember you can view tonight’s meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public…

Board of Adjustment Meeting 06/22/23

June 8, 2023

MEETING NOTICE Agenda can be found here Thursday, June 22nd, 2023 – 5:00 p.m. Town Hall The Montreat Board of Adjustment will hold their Regular Meeting on Thursday, June 22nd, 2023, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.  The purpose of the meeting is as follows: Montreat Board of Adjustment…

Planning & Zoning Commission -Special Meeting 06/15/23

June 6, 2023

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICEThursday, June 15, 2023 – 10:30 a.m.Town Hall Packet Information can be found here and here The Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Special Meeting onThursday, June 15, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat,NC. The purpose of the meeting is for the Planning and Zoning Commission…

PZC Hillside Development Subcommittee Meeting 06/14/23

June 6, 2023

PZC SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE   Wednesday, June 14, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.   Town Hall  Packet information can be found here The Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission Hillside Development Subcommittee will hold a meeting on Wednesday June 14, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.    This meeting will be available by Zoom. …

Special Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee Meeting 06/08/23

June 6, 2023

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING Thursday June 8, 2023 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. In Person Attendance The Montreat Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. with in person attendance only. The purpose of the meeting is to approve the executive summary. The…

Montreat Minute 06/2/23

June 2, 2023

Summer Programming Begins in Montreat  “Unofficial summer” begins this weekend at Montreat. The first summer conference begins Sunday while other activities like Clubs, Pottery & Crafts, public hikes and so much more begin on Monday. CLICK HERE to sign up for weekly issues of This Week in Montreat. But with summer activities abounding, several precautions…

UPDATED June Town Council Meeting Notice & Agenda Packet

June 2, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda Meeting Packet can be found at the following here: Thursday, June 8, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, June 8, 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…

Special Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee Meeting 06/01/23

May 30, 2023

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING Thursday June 1, 2023 12:00 p.m. In Person Attendance The Montreat Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, June 1, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. with in person attendance only. The purpose of the meeting is to finalize Sections 1 -3 of Draft Comprehensive Plan and vote on…

Montreat Minute 05/26/23

May 26, 2023

Judge Makes Decision on Lodge The Town learned earlier this week that the Superior Court Judge has overturned the Special Use Permit granted by the Town’s Board of Adjustment to the Mountain Retreat Association (MRA) to build a lodge on its property on Assembly Drive and Georgia Terrace. Doing so prevents MRA from proceeding with…

Special Montreat Minute on Bears 5/26/23

May 26, 2023

Bears! It is likely that you have seen bears in Montreat this season. We have heard of many sightings. One resident has identified nine different bears on his property this spring. At this time of year, there are new cubs with their mothers, yearling cubs that have been “kicked out” of the den and are…

Caution – Aggressive Bear on/around Georgia Terrace

May 23, 2023

Use caution on or around Georgia Terrace and the Post Office this morning….there is a very aggressive bear (pictured) out and about.

Caution – Aggressive Bear at Convenience Center

May 22, 2023

Please use caution when approaching the Town’s Convenience Center Dumpsters behind Town Hall. There has been a very aggressive bear (not pictured) hanging around both sets of dumpsters and the compactor site.

Montreat Landcare

May 22, 2023

Montreat Landcare will be meeting in Town Hall on Wednesday, June 7 at 9:00 a.m. The zoom link for viewing only can be found at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83402493347 For more information about Landcare please visit their website at www.montreatlandcare.org

Montreat Minute 05/19/23

May 19, 2023

Public Works Appreciation Week May 21-27 The Town Council recently passed a proclamation designating next week, May 21-27, as Montreat’s first Public Works Appreciation Week. It is a national recognition week to recognize the importance of public works in our society. However, Montreat has not celebrated it in the past. Please take time to thank…

Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee Meeting 05/30/23

May 16, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday May 30, 2023 10:00 a.m. In Person Attendance The Montreat Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. with in person attendance only. The public is invited. ________________________________ Angie Murphy Town Clerk

Board of Commissioners – Special Meeting 05/24/23 UPDATED Budget Materials Included

May 16, 2023

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING 23-24 Proposed Operating Budget can be found here Wednesday, May 24, 2023 1:00 p.m.                                        Town Hall & Zoom Meeting Software               The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. in the Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road.  The purpose of this meeting…

Tree Board 05/23/23

May 16, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, May 23, 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, March 23, 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/86807633728…

Montreat Minute 05/12/23

May 12, 2023

Hello Montreaters, We had a lively and upbeat Council meeting with approximately 17 guests for the Public Forum and Council meeting. My summary follows below. The complete official meeting minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. You can view the meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum Tom Frist asked what to do if…

Mayor’s Summary of the May 11, 2023 Town Council Meeting

May 12, 2023

Hello Montreaters, We had a lively and upbeat Council meeting with approximately 17 guests for the Public Forum and Council meeting. My summary follows below. The complete official meeting minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. You can view the meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum Council Meeting Commissioner Blake: Once more, we…

Special Montreat Minute 05/10/23

May 10, 2023

 Town Council Takes Action on Town Manager The Montreat Town Council met in closed session for a special meeting this morning to discuss personnel matters involving the Town Manager. After re-opening in public session, the Council voted to: There was no other business discussed or acted upon.

Emergency Meeting of Montreat Town Council 5/10/23

May 10, 2023

EMERGENCY MEETING NOTICE Wednesday, May 10, 2023 Beginning at 10:00 a.m. Town Hall The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold an Emergency Meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.  The purpose of the emergency meeting is to enter into closed session to deal…

Montreat Minute 05/05/23

May 5, 2023

Montreat Minute for May 5, 2023  Town Council Meeting May 11, at 7:00pm The Montreat Town Council will meet for its monthly meeting next Thursday, May 11th, 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,…

Board of Commissioner Meeting Notice and REVISED Agenda Packet 05/11/23

May 3, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda Meeting Packet can be found here Thursday, May 11, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, May 11, 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:…

Open Space Conservation Committee Meeting 5/9

May 3, 2023

REGULAR MEETING Open Space Conservation Committee                                         Tuesday, May 9th, 2023                           3:30 p.m. in person attendance only A regular meeting of the Open Space Conservation Committee is scheduled for Tuesday, May 9, 2022 at 3:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held in Town Hall. The public is invited. ___________________________ Angie Murphy Town Clerk    

Oklahoma Road Closure 05/03

May 2, 2023

Oklahoma Road will be closed from #366 Oklahoma to #399 Oklahoma from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Special Meeting CANCELLED: Budget Workshop 05/08

May 1, 2023

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING – CANCELED Monday, May 8, 2023 11:30 a.m. Town Hall & Zoom Meeting Software The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, May 8, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. in the Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road.  The purpose of this meeting is as follows: The zoom link can…

Montreat Minute 04/28/23

April 28, 2023

 Celebrate Angie During Professional Municipal Clerks Week April 30 to May 6 is the 54th Annual Professional Municipal Clerks Week, where we can celebrate the service of our own Angela Murphy. Angie has served as our Town Clerk for nearly eight years and is truly the glue that holds things together! At the April Town…

Landcare

April 27, 2023

Montreat Landcare will be meeting in Town Hall on Wednesday, May 3rd at 9:00 a.m. The zoom link for viewing only can be found at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82861323021 For more information about Landcare please visit their website at www.montreatlandcare.org

PZC Subcommittee Hillside Development Meeting

April 26, 2023

PZC SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE   Wednesday, May 3, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.   Town Hall  The Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission Hillside Development Subcommittee will hold a meeting on Wednesday May 3, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.    This meeting will be available by Zoom.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82986130772 ____________________________  Angie Murphy-Town Clerk 

Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee Special Meeting 04/26/23

April 25, 2023

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING Wednesday, April 26, 2023 1:00 p.m. In Person Attendance The Montreat Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. with in person attendance only. The purpose is to continue the editing of the Comprehensive Plan. ________________________________ Angie Murphy Town Clerk

Montreat Minute 04/21/23

April 21, 2023

Town Bids Farewell to Interim Town Manager At a public reception prior to last week’s Town Council meeting, the town said good bye to interim Town Manager, Ben Blackburn. Ben began working in February 2022, following Town Administrator Alex Carmichael’s resignation. During Ben’s tenure, he helped us get through two audits, the second with no…

Special Meeting Notice: Budget Workshop 04/20

April 14, 2023

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING Thursday, April 20, 2023 10:30 a.m. Town Hall The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. in the Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road.  The purpose of this meeting is as follows: This will be an In-Person Meeting only. _____________________________ Angie Murphy…

Montreat Minute 04/14/23

April 14, 2023

Mayor Pro Tem’s Summary of the April 13, 2023 Town Council Meeting Hello Montreaters, Mayor Helms is out of town. Thus, as Mayor Pro Tem, I presided over the meeting. The Council, staff, and approximately 10 guests convened for the Public Forum and Council meeting. My summary follows below. The complete official meeting minutes will…

Mayor Pro Tem’s Town Meeting Summary 04/13/23

April 14, 2023

Hello Montreaters, Mayor Helms is out of town. Thus, as Mayor Pro Tem, I presided over the meeting. The Council, staff, and approximately 10 guests convened for the Public Forum and Council meeting. My summary follows below. The complete official meeting minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. You can view the meeting recording…

Special Montreat Minute 04/13/23

April 13, 2023

Come to the Special Reception Today, April 13 at 5:45pm Don’t forget to come to the special reception in the Town Hall Community Room at 5:45pm prior to the Town Council meeting today. Come say good-bye to interim Town Manager Ben Blackburn and greet our new permanent Town Manager, Jason Burrell. Refreshments will be served,…

Special Montreat Minute 04/12/23

April 12, 2023

It’s Spring and time for the Annual Daffodil Party The perfect time to reconnect after a long winter Friday, April 14, 2-4 p.m. 513 Greybeard Trail Everyone is welcome so bring friends and neighbors from Montreat and beyond And, if you wish, wear yellow (or a cheery yellow demeanor), bring a treat to share (culinary…

Tree Removal/Road Closure Mecklenburg Circle 4/11/23

April 11, 2023

Mecklenburg Circle will be closed on Tuesday, April 11 for tree removal. Use caution in this area.

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting 04/27/23

April 11, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Thursday, April 27 2023 10:30 a.m. Planning & Zoning Commission In person attendance and zoom meeting software The Montreat Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. with in-person attendance at Town Hall.  For viewing at home join the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87566832984…

Bridge Aesthetics Committee

April 10, 2023

NOTICE OF MEETING Tuesday May 2, 2023 3:00 p.m. Bridge Aesthetics Committee The Bridge Aesthetics Committee will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. The meeting can be viewed via Zoom at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82920797703 This meeting will be in person at Town Hall. ______________________________Angie Murphy,  Town Clerk

Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee 04/21/23

April 10, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Friday, April 21, 2023 10:00 a.m. In Person Attendance & Zoom Meeting Software The Montreat Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold a Regular Meeting on Friday, April 21, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. with in person attendance and Zoom meeting software. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83031120829 ________________________________ Angie Murphy Town Clerk

Tree Board 04/25/23

April 10, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, April 25, 2023 9:30 a.m. Zoom Software with in person attendance The Montreat Tree Board will hold their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 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/85266170556 _____________________________…

Montreat Minute 04/06/23

April 6, 2023

Montreat Minute One Day Early Town Offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, April 7, in observance of Easter weekend. Therefore, we are publishing the Montreat Minute one day early. The offices will be open on Monday, with sanitation pickup as scheduled. Special Reception April 13 at 5:45pm The community is invited to a special reception…

April Town Council Meeting Notice & Revised Agenda Packet

April 6, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda Packet can be found here Thursday, April 13, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, April 13, 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/85696407202…

Tree Work on Suwannee Drive – Saturday, April 1

March 31, 2023

Please avoid Suwannee Drive on Saturday, April 1st. There will be extensive (private) tree work with use of a crane for most of the day.

Montreat Minute 03/31/23

March 31, 2023

Welcome Jason We welcome new Town Manager, Jason Burrell, who began his Montreat career on Monday. Jason comes to Montreat with extensive municipal government experience. Most recently, he was both Assistant Town Manager and then Town Manager of Canton. We will benefit from his experience and knowledge of town government and affairs. We are grateful…

PZC Hillside Development Subcommittee Meeting Notice

March 29, 2023

PZC SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE Thursday, April 6, 2023 – 4:00 p.m. Town Hall The Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission Hillside Development Subcommittee will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.  This meeting will be available by Zoom at the following link: http://us02web.zoom.us/j/82632543037 ____________________________…

CANCELLED – PZC Sign Ordinance Subcommittee Meeting Notice

March 29, 2023

PZC SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING NOTICEThursday, April 6, 2023 – 10:30 a.m.Town HallThe Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission Sign Ordinance Subcommittee will NOThold a meeting on Thursday, April 6, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at Town Hall, 1210 MontreatRoad, Montreat, NC. Angie Murphy-Town Clerk

Arbor Lane Bridge Closed

March 23, 2023

Arbor Lane Bridge will be closed for repairs and will open by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2023.

Tree Removal on SC Terrace – Road Closed 3/21

March 21, 2023

Tree removal will occur between 501 South Carolina and 515 South Carolina Terrace today (03/21/23) from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The road will be closed during this time. Please use caution around this area. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Landcare

March 20, 2023

Montreat Landcare will be meeting in Town Hall on Wednesday, April 5th at 9:00 a.m. The zoom link for viewing only can be found at the following link: http://us02web.zoom.us/j/81430889670 For more information about Landcare please visit their website at www.montreatlandcare.org

P&Z Commission Hillside Development Subcommittee Meeting

March 20, 2023

PZC Subcommittee Meeting Notice Thursday, March 23, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.Town Hall The Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission Hillside Development Subcommittee will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.. This meeting will be available by the Zoom link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82608022002 Angie MurphyTown Clerk

Montreat Minute 03/17/23

March 17, 2023

Town Develops New Facebook Page As mentioned last week, thanks to the work of Town Clerk Angie Murphy and AV Specialist Josh Greene, the Town has a new Facebook Page. You can access it from your own Facebook account or by CLICKING HERE. Please go out and “Like” us. We will be keeping it updated…

Road Closure at Gate for Tree Work 03/15/23

March 15, 2023

There will be a temporary road closure at the Montreat Gate today, 03/15/23, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for needed tree removal. Please utilize the detour around the Gate on the truck route. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Tree Removal W Virginia Terrace/NC Terrace/Virginia Road

March 14, 2023

Tree removal will be occurring today (3/14/23) in the areas of W Virginia Terrace, North Carolina Terrace and Virginia Road…..use caution when travelling these roads. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Post Sample Test

March 14, 2023

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Traffic Interruptions – Tennessee at Virginia

March 13, 2023

Town Staff will be working to remove trees around Tennessee Road at Virginia Road…..there could possibly be some traffic interruptions. Use caution when navigating this area.

Audit Committee Meeting 03/15/23

March 13, 2023

PUBLIC NOTICE REGULAR MEETING – AUDIT COMMITTEE Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 2:00 p.m. Town Hall The Town of Montreat Audit Committee will hold a Meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. in the Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Black Mountain, NC.  This meeting will be in person attendance only. This meeting is open…

Montreat Minute 03/10/23

March 10, 2023

Mayor’s Summary of the March 9, 2023 Town Council Meeting Hello Montreaters, The Council, staff, and approximately 11 guests convened for the Public Forum and Council meeting. My summary follows below. The complete official meeting minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. You can view the meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum CLICK…

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

March 10, 2023

Hello Montreaters, The Council, staff, and approximately 11 guests convened for the Public Forum and Council meeting. My summary follows below. The complete official meeting minutes will be in next month’s agenda packet. You can view the meeting recording by CLICKING HERE. Public Forum Council Meeting As I always say, thank you for your encouragement…

Tree Board Meeting

March 9, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, March 28, 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, March 28, 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/85302751393…

Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee Meeting

March 9, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Friday, March 17, 2023 2:00 p.m. In Person Attendance & Viewing by Zoom The Montreat Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold a Regular Meeting on Friday, March 17, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. with in person attendance and viewing by zoom meeting software. The zoom link can be found here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81213234362 ________________________________…

Planning & Zoning Commission Hillside Development Subcommittee Meeting

March 9, 2023

PZC SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE Thursday, March 16, 2023 – 2:00 p.m. Town Hall The Montreat Planning and Zoning Commission Hillside Development Subcommittee will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.  This meeting will be available by Zoom at the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89470363263 ____________________________…

Montreat Minute 03/03/23

March 3, 2023

Montreat Earns BearWise Designation! Thanks to the hard work of Landcare Committee Chair, Arrington Cox, Montreat has become the second town in the country to be named a BearWise community. BearWise is a national program that shares ways to prevent conflicts with black bears, provides resources to resolve problems with black bears, and encourages community…

REVISED Board of Commissioners March Meeting Notice & Agenda Packet

March 2, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Meeting Agenda Packet can be found here Thursday, March 9, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, March 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:…

Landcare

March 1, 2023

Montreat Landcare will be meeting in Town Hall on Wednesday, March 1st at 9:00 a.m. The zoom link for viewing only can be found at the following link: https;//us02web.zoom.us/j/83644175004

Montreat Minute 02/24/23

February 24, 2023

Call for Volunteers! The Town currently has openings on Boards and Committees. The available openings are for the Board of Adjustment (2), the Tree Board (1) and the Landcare Committee (1). If you are interested in applying for any of these appointments, please complete an on-line application by CLICKING HERE. To read about the work…

Board of Adjustment Meeting 02/23/23

February 21, 2023

MEETING NOTICE Thursday, January 26th, 2023 – 5:00 p.m. Town Hall The Montreat Board of Adjustment will hold their Regular Meeting on Thursday, January 26th, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 1210 Montreat Road, Montreat, NC.  The purpose of the meeting is as follows: Montreat Board of Adjustment will hear a variance request (VA-2022-02)…

Montreat Minute 02/17/23

February 17, 2023

Montreat Native Plant Sale and Arbor Day Celebration is Returning Mark your calenders! The Montreat Landcare Committitte’s 2023 Native Plant Sale and Arbor Day observance are scheduled for Saturday, April 22, from 9am to 2pm at the Moore Center field by Lake Susan. Plans are in the works for a day of shopping, learning, eating,…

Tree Board Meeting 02/28/23-Cancelled

February 14, 2023

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, February 28, 2023 The Tree Board meeting has been cancelled due to a lack of a quorum. _____________________________ Angie Murphy, Town Clerk

Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee Meeting 2/20/23

February 14, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Monday, February 20, 2023 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. In Person Attendance & Zoom The Montreat Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, February 20, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. with in person attendance and zoom meeting software. The zoom link can be found here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88360120140 ________________________________ Angie…

Montreat Minute 02/10/23

February 10, 2023

Mayor’s Summary of the January 12, 2023 Town Council Meeting Greetings Montreaters, It was an unseasonably warm day in Montreat on Town Council Day.  Council, staff and approximately 20 guests met for the Public Forum and Town Council Meeting.  My summary follows below.  You can read the complete official meeting minutes in next month’s agenda…

Mayor’s Meeting Summary from 2/9/23

February 10, 2023

Greetings Montreaters, It was an unseasonably warm day in Montreat on Town Council Day.  Council, staff and approximately 20 guests met for the Public Forum and Town Council Meeting.  My summary follows below.  You can read the complete official meeting minutes in next month’s agenda packet.  Or if you would like to view the meeting…

Special Montreat Minute 02/08/23

February 8, 2023

Special Montreat Minute for Wednesday, February 8 We Want Your Thoughts Town Council and staff are investigating the feasibility of renting out the Town Hall Community Room for special functions. One aspect of the feasibility is determining community interest in renting the space. Therefore, would you please take four minutes (honestly, that is all it…

Temporary Road Closure on Suwannee Drive 2/7/23

February 7, 2023

Suwannee Drive will be closed temporarily on February 7th for tree removal. Cars will be able to navigate the roadway during most of the removal process but please use caution. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Special Montreat Minute 02/06/23

February 6, 2023

Special Montreat Minute for Monday, February 6 We Want Your Thoughts Town Council and staff are investigating the feasibility of renting out the Town Hall Community Room for special functions. One aspect of the feasibility is determining community interest in renting the space. Therefore, would you please take four minutes (honestly, that is all it…

Montreat Minute 02/3/23

February 3, 2023

We Want Your Thoughts Town Council and staff are investigating the feasibility of renting out the Town Hall Community Room for special functions. One aspect of the feasibility is determining community interest in renting the space. Therefore, would you please take four minutes (honestly, that is all it takes!) to complete a survey. The results…

Bridge Aesthetics Committee Meeting 02/09/23

February 3, 2023

NOTICE OF MEETING Thursday,  February 9, 2023 2:00 p.m. Bridge Aesthetics Committee The Bridge Aesthetics Committee will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. This meeting will be in person as well as Zoom Meeting Software. The link can be found below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89437082248 ______________________________Angie Murphy,  Town Clerk

Updated February 9th Town Council Meeting Notice and Revised Meeting Packet

February 3, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Agenda Meeting Packet can be found here Thursday, February 9, 2023 7:00 p.m. The Montreat Board of Commissioners will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, February 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:…

Agenda Meeting Packet Delayed

February 2, 2023

The February 9th Agenda Packet will be sent out Friday February 3rd by 9:00 a.m. Town Staff is sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

RFP – Town of Montreat CIP Paving Projects for 2022/23

January 31, 2023

The Town of Montreat is currently taking bids on paving projects for our current budget year. Below is a list of roads that we would like individual quotes on so that we can choose which fits our current budget the best. We would like the chosen roads to be paved during the Spring due to…

Hydrant Flushing 1/31/23

January 31, 2023

The Water Department will be flushing hydrants on the afternoon of January 31st in the areas of Shenandoah Terrace and Eastminster Terrace. Residents, guests and visitors may notice some water discoloration. Please run your faucets until discoloration clears up. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Montreat Minute 01/27/23

January 27, 2023

Parking Reminder Montreat’s narrow roads make it difficult for emergency vehicles such as ambulances and firetrucks to negotiate. It becomes even more challenging when cars are parked on the roadways. Of course, snow exacerbates the problem. If you must park on the street, please ensure two wheels are off the road and there is 12…

Planning & Zoning Commission Training 1/31/23

January 27, 2023

The Montreat Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a training session on Tuesday, January 31st from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Conference Room. A quorom of the board could be present but no actual business will be conducted. The public is welcome to attend.

Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee Meeting 02/07/23

January 25, 2023

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, February 7, 2023 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. In Person Attendance & Zoom The Montreat Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. with in person attendance and zoom meeting software. The zoom link can be found here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84658925714 ________________________________ Angie…