Category: Town News

Request for Proposals: Financial Audit

The Town of Weaverville invites qualified independent auditors having sufficient governmental accounting and auditing experience in performing an audit in accordance with the specifications outlined in this Request for Proposal (RFP) to submit a proposal. Proposals are due by 2:00pm on April 6, 2018.


Please download the RFP guidelines for additional information.

Town hosts presentation on Building Strong Towns

The Town of Weaverville will host Joe Minicozzi, Urban3 Design, for a presentation on Building Strong Towns: The Economics of Land Development Patterns on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 6pm at Town Hall. The public is invited to attend.

Notice of New Fees for Debit/Credit Card Users

The Town is working to keep costs down while maintaining high quality programs and services. While credit and debit card payments are a convenient way to pay your bills/taxes, the cost to provide this convenience has grown substantially.

These fees are not charged by or paid to the Town of Weaverville. The fees go directly to the third-party processor to cover the fees charged by the credit and debit card companies.

Effective February 1, 2018, all debit/credit card payments made at Town Hall will be subject to the following fees and restrictions:


Taxes 2.5 % of payment amount $3.95 minimum
Planning/Zoning/Misc. 2.5 % of payment amount $1.95 minimum


Utility Bills No Visa cards allowed at Town Hall $2.95 per transaction
Visa cards allowed if paid online

Payments (same fees apply) can also be made at:




Welcome to the Town’s New Website

Greetings and welcome to the Town’s new website! We have worked to develop a new website that provides improved efficiency for our site visitors. We understand that there may be ‘bugs’ to fix along the way. Please be patient with us as we continue improving the site.

Alan Wyatt Promoted as Police Chief

Weaverville, December 28, 2017 – Weaverville’s Town Manager Selena Coffey has announced that former detective and Assistant Police Chief Alan Wyatt has been promoted to Police Chief for the Town of Weaverville. Wyatt, who has worked for retiring Police Chief Greg Stephens for 15 years in progressively responsible positions of Officer, Sergeant, Detective and most recently as Assistant Chief, will take the reins of the Department upon the retirement of Chief Stephens on January 2, 2018.

“I am confident that incoming Chief Wyatt will lead the Weaverville Police Department in a professional manner and he and his officers will continue to provide Weaverville with a police department to be proud of,” Town Manager Coffey stated. “I look forward to working with him in his new capacity as Chief and I am very happy that we were able to promote from within our top-notch Department for this important position.”

Wyatt is a Veteran of the United States Air Force where he served 10 years as a Security Specialist and Mobility Officer. His experience also includes serving as a Police Officer for the Mars Hill Police Department and the Mars Hill College Security. Wyatt holds a Criminal Justice Education Training and Standards Commission Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate and a North Carolina Justice Academy Criminal Investigator Program Certificate.


Dale Pennell Appointed as Public Works Director

Weaverville, December 28, 2017 –Weaverville’s Town Manager has announced the appointment of Dale Pennell as the Town’s new Public Works Director. This appointment comes after the retirement of long-term employee Tony Laughter.

“We are fortunate to hire Dale Pennell, who has served the Town in a civil engineering capacity, for many years,” said Town Manager Selena Coffey. “His background working with the Town coupled with his extensive engineering capabilities made him a strong candidate to manage the Public Works Department as we continue working on the Town’s major projects, such as street improvements, the construction of a new community center at Lake Louise and infrastructure issues that we must address moving forward.”

Dale Pennell, who resides in the Weaverville area, has 40 years of engineering experience in western North Carolina, including civil engineering design and construction, pavement, sidewalks, greenways, erosion control measures, storm water management, water and sewer lines, parks, and commercial and institutional facilities. Over the years, he has worked for Lyda Associates and McGill Associates, both in the private sector and for the City of Asheville for some seven years.

Pennell will begin in his official capacity as the Town of Weaverville Public Works Director on January 2, 2018.


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Community gives input for Parks and Rec Master Plan

Weaverville Town Council set dates for two community input sessions regarding Weaverville’s new Parks and Recreation Master Plan. These meetings are set for Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., and Feb. 6, 2018, from 4 to 6 p.m., at council chambers at the Weaverville Town Hall. 30 South Main St.

Weaverville Town Council approves resolution against discrimination, harassment and intimidation

At their November 21, 2016 meeting the Weaverville Town Council adopted a Resolution Against Discrimination, Harassment and Intimidation.

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Weaverville Fire Department celebrates 100 years

The Town of Weaverville, NC celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Weaverville Fire Department with an Official Proclamation.

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