828.669.8002, ext. 305
828.669.8002, ext. 302
828.669.8002, ext. 301
The Administration Department is composed of the Town Administrator, Town Clerk and Finance Officer.
The Town Administrator supervises all day-to-day operations, collaborates with the Mayor and Board on planning and policy development, coordinates with each department to establish long and short range goals and assure effectiveness and efficiency of services provided, and works with all staff to assure that the Town's policies, laws, and ordinances are workable, enforced, and fairly implemented. The Town Administrator maintains effective communication with citizens, public agency personnel, community group representatives and news media regarding Town programs and services, and also ensures proper emergency planning, preparedness and response. He also prepares the Town's Annual Budget document for each fiscal year and the five-year Capital Improvements Plan.
The Town Clerk serves as the custodian of all public records, maintains the Town's Charter and Ordinances and executes and attests official legal documents. The Town Clerk prepares minutes and agenda information for the Board of Commissioners, Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Adjustment and Wayfinding Advisory Committee and attends each meeting. She administers Oaths of Office for public officials and maintains service records of all elected and appointed boards and committees. The Town Clerk is responsible for developing and maintaining the Town's website, Sunshine List and social media accounts, and prepares written and electronic publications on Town services, programs and events.
The Finance Officer performs a variety of financial operations including general operating budget accounting and maintenance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, bank statement reconciliation, and preparation of multiple monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports. The Finance Officer assists the Town Administrator in preparation of the Annual Budget document, provides information and assistance to elected officials regarding financial reporting and budgeting, and coordinates throughout the year with the Town's auditing firm to improve financial systems and implement any recommended changes in policies or procedures. The Finance Officer also processes water meter readings, prepares monthly water and sewer service bills and performs related customer service functions.
|P.O. Box 423, Montreat, NC 28757 | P: 828.669.8002 | F: 828.669.3810|