Month: December 2020

WEAVERVILLE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING ON JANUARY 5, 2021

WEAVERVILLE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING ON JANUARY 5, 2021

The State of North Carolina, Buncombe County and the Town of Weaverville have all declared States of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.  Because of the risks to the public that would arise from in-person meetings, the Weaverville Planning and Zoning Board’s regular meeting on January 5, 2021, will be conducted via remote electronic format.

This NOTICE OF REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING is to inform the public that the Weaverville Planning and Zoning Board will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. as an electronic video/audio meeting via Zoom Meeting.  Access to the meeting will begin at 5:45 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:00 p.m. The instructions to access this public meeting are:

To join the meeting by computer, go to this link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89273366843  . You may be asked for permission to access your computer’s video and audio. If so, click “allow.” You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 892 7336 6843

To join the meeting by phone, call: (253)215-8782 or (301)715-8592 . You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 892 7336 6843

For questions or additional assistance in how to participate in this meeting, please contact Planning Director and Town Clerk James Eller at 828-484-7002 or [email protected] .

Gary Burge, Chair

Posted: 12/29/2020

NOTICE OF WEAVERVILLE TOWN COUNCIL WORKSHOP  REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING ON JANUARY 12, 2021

NOTICE OF WEAVERVILLE TOWN COUNCIL WORKSHOP  REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING ON JANUARY 12, 2021

The State of North Carolina, Buncombe County and the Town of Weaverville have all declared States of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.  Because of the risks to the public that would arise from in-person meetings, the Town’s regular workshop on January 12, 2021, will be conducted via remote electronic format.

This NOTICE OF REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING is to inform the public that the Weaverville Town Council will hold its regularly scheduled workshop meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. as an electronic video meeting via Zoom Meeting. A virtual waiting room will be enabled beginning at 5:45 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:00 p.m. The instructions to access this public meeting are:

To join the meeting by computer, go to this link

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85948891960

You may be asked for permission to access your computer’s video and audio. If so, click “allow.” You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 859 4889 1960. You will first enter a virtual waiting room. The host will admit you into the meeting close to 6:00 p.m.

To join the meeting by phone, call: (253) 215-8782 or (301)715 8592

You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 859 4889 1960 . There is no password for this meeting, so if asked for one just press the # button.

To listen to an audio recording of the meeting call Town Hall at (828)645-7116. An audio recording of the meeting will be available upon request beginning 24 hours after the meeting and until the minutes of the meeting have been approved by Town Council.  To view related materials, please visit the Town’s website at https://www.weavervillenc.org.

At this workshop meeting the Mayor and Town Council will discuss the community center project. Discussion during the meeting will be limited to that topic. Public comments will not be heard. Action by Town Council may be taken.

 

Allan P. Root, Mayor

12/29/2020

December 21, 2020 Remote Electronic Meeting Audio

The December 21, 2020 Town Council meeting was held remotely via zoom. The following is a link to the audio recording of the meeting.

Mayor’s Response Concerning Legal Framework for Mask Mandate

Dear Weaverville Community,

The Town of Weaverville has received many inquiries from residents concerning the legal framework behind the mask mandate. In the mid-1970s the state legislature passed the “North Carolina Emergency Management Act,” which is codified as Chapter 166A of the North Carolina General Statutes. Pursuant to that Act, the Governor is empowered to declare a health emergency, and to issue orders to respond to the emergency. Such orders are state law pursuant to the North Carolina Emergency Management Act. On November 23, 2020 Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 180, which contains a face mask requirement, and makes the violation of that requirement a Class 2 Misdemeanor. That order contained a December 11, 2020 expiration date, but the Governor has since extended it to January 8, 2021.

Should any citizen of the state believe that the facts do not justify the declaration of emergency or the remedy imposed by the Governor, he or she can go to court and seek a court order revoking the Governor’s order in its entirety or in part. During the course of the past year several such suits have been filed, and there have been some orders trimming some of the Governor’s remedies.

Mayor Al Root
Town of Weaverville

 

N.C. Executive Orders can be reviewed or downloaded at this link.

NOTICE OF WEAVERVILLE TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING ON DECEMBER 21, 2020

NOTICE OF WEAVERVILLE TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING ON DECEMBER 21, 2020

The State of North Carolina, Buncombe County and the Town of Weaverville have all declared States of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.  Because of the risks to the public that would arise from in-person meetings, the Town’s regular meeting on December 21, 2020, will be conducted via remote electronic format.

This NOTICE OF REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING is to inform the public that the

Weaverville Town Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. as an electronic video/audio meeting via Zoom Meeting. Access to the meeting will begin at 6:45 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. The instructions to access this public meeting are:

To join the meeting by computer, go to this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85948891960. You may be asked for permission to access your computer’s video and audio. If so, click “allow.” You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 859 4889 1960

To join the meeting by phone, call: (253)215-8782 or (301)715-8592  You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 859 4889 1960

To listen to an audio recording of the meeting call Town Hall at (828)645-7116. An audio recording of the meeting will be available upon request beginning approximately 24 hours after the meeting and until the minutes of the meeting have been approved by Town Council.  To view related materials, please visit the Town’s website at https://www.weavervillenc.org.

General Public Comments – On a temporary basis, general public comments must be submitted in advance of the meeting.  Comments are limited to no more than 450 words and must observe normal rules of decorum. Only comments that are timely received will be read into the record during the public comment period. Submit public comments by:

Emailing to [email protected]  at least 6 hours prior to the meeting

Putting your written comment in a drop box at Town Hall (located at front entrance and back parking lot) at least 6 hours prior to the meeting

Mailing your written comment (must be received not later than Monday’s mail delivery) to: Town of Weaverville, PO Box 338, Weaverville, NC, 28787, Attn: Public Comments

For questions or additional assistance in how to participate in this meeting or in providing public comments, please call (828)645-7116.

Allan P. Root, Mayor

12/14/2020

Governor Modifies Executive Order with Requirements Extending through January 8, 2021

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced Tuesday, December 9, 2020 that North Carolina will begin a Modified Stay at Home Order after a rapid increase in North Carolina’s key COVID-19 trends. The Order, which takes effect Friday, December 11, requires people to stay at home between the hours of 10pm and 5am and will be in place until at least January 8, 2021.
The Order requires restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, personal care businesses and more to close at 10 pm. Travel to and from work; to obtain food, medical care, fuel or social services; or to take care of a family member is exempted.
Additional information from the Order:
What are the major changes under this Order?
Under this Order:
  • Certain businesses and facilities are ordered to close to the public between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. (the “Night-Time Public Closure Period”). This includes restaurants (with exceptions for take-out and delivery, as noted below), bars, entertainment venues, parks, museums and aquariums, certain retail establishments, and other businesses and facilities specified below and in the Order.
  • All individuals in North Carolina must stay at home or the place they will remain for the night between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. (the “Stay at Home Period”), unless an exception applies.
  • The sale and service of alcoholic beverages is prohibited for on-site consumption between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
  • Events or convenings outside of the home must end by 10:00 p.m. and guests must leave the establishment and travel home or to the place where they will stay for the night.
  • The capacity limitations on certain businesses, indoor and outdoor gathering limits, and other public health measures implemented by previous executive orders are extended through January 8, 2021.
What remains the same under this Order?
Under this Order:
  • The gathering limits remain at ten (10) individuals for indoor settings and fifty (50) individuals for outdoor settings.
  • The limitations on certain businesses, sanitation standards, and other public health restrictions outlined in the Phase 3 Executive Order and NCDHHS Guidance remain in effect.
  • A face covering is still required in all public indoor settings if there are non-household members present, regardless of the individual’s ability to maintain social distance. Face coverings continue to be required in public outdoor settings if individuals are unable to maintain six feet of social distance from non-household members.
  • Retail business locations with more than 15,000 square feet of interior space must continue to have a worker at each entrance open to the public, who is responsible for enforcing the executive orders’ face covering and capacity limitations.
Please review Frequently Asked Questions and Executive Order 181 for additional information.

NOTICE OF WEAVERVILLE TOWN COUNCIL WORKSHOP REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING ON DECEMBER 8, 2020

NOTICE OF WEAVERVILLE TOWN COUNCIL WORKSHOP  REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING ON DECEMBER 8, 2020

The State of North Carolina, Buncombe County and the Town of Weaverville have all declared States of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.  Because of the risks to the public that would arise from in-person meetings, the Town’s regular workshop on December 8, 2020, will be conducted via remote electronic format.

This NOTICE OF REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING is to inform the public that the Weaverville Town Council will hold its regularly scheduled workshop meeting on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. as an electronic video meeting via Zoom Meeting. A virtual waiting room will be enabled beginning at 5:45 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:00 p.m. The instructions to access this public meeting are:

To join the meeting by computer, go to this link

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85948891960

You may be asked for permission to access your computer’s video and audio. If so, click “allow.” You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 859 4889 1960. You will first enter a virtual waiting room. The host will admit you into the meeting close to 6:00 p.m.

To join the meeting by phone, call: (253) 215-8782 or (301)715 8592

You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 859 4889 1960 . There is no password for this meeting, so if asked for one just press the # button.

To listen to an audio recording of the meeting call Town Hall at (828)645-7116. An audio recording of the meeting will be available upon request beginning 24 hours after the meeting and until the minutes of the meeting have been approved by Town Council.  To view related materials, please visit the Town’s website at https://www.weavervillenc.org.

At this workshop meeting the Mayor and Town Council will discuss potential charter amendments, the Tree City USA program, and a possible annexation agreement with the Town of Woodfin. Discussion during the meeting will be limited to those topics. Public comments will not be heard. Action by Town Council may be taken.

Allan P. Root, Mayor

12/1/2020

TOWN OF WEAVERVILLE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND NOTICE OF REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING

TOWN OF WEAVERVILLE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND NOTICE OF REMOTE ELECTRONIC MEETING

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Weaverville Town Council will hold a public hearing during its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, December 21, 2020, beginning at 7:00 p.m., for the purpose of holding a Public Hearing(s) on the rezoning of the property commonly known as 16 Reems Creek Road, bearing the parcel identification Number 9732-92-8381, from I-1 to R-3.

This public hearing will occur as an electronic audio/video meeting via Zoom Meeting. Access to the meeting and hearing will begin at 6:45 p.m. and the meeting and hearing will start at 7:00 p.m.

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENTS can also be submitted in advance of the public hearing and will be read into the record of the public hearing. Written public comments can be submitted as follows: (1) by EMAILING to [email protected]  at least 6 hours prior to the meeting, (2) by putting your written comment in a DROP BOX at Town Hall (located at front entrance and back parking lot) at least 6 hours prior to the meeting, or (3) BY MAILING your written comment (must be received not later than Monday’s mail delivery on September 28) to: Town of Weaverville, PO Box 338, Weaverville, NC, 28787, Attn: Public Comments.

The INSTRUCTIONS TO ACCESS THE REMOTE ELECTRONIC PUBLIC MEETING are:

To join the meeting BY COMPUTER, use this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85948891960 .

You may be asked for permission to access your computer’s video and audio. If so, click “allow.” You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 859 4889 1960 .

To join the meeting BY PHONE, call: (253) 215-8782 or (301) 715 8592. You will then be asked for the Meeting ID which is: 859 4889 1960 .

If you would like ADDITIONAL INFORMATION or to review the content related to the Public Hearing, or have questions regarding how to submit a comment or join the meeting,  you may contact Planning Director and Town Clerk James Eller at 828-484-7002 or [email protected].