Staff Contact Information

The administrative office is open from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.  The Administrative Office consists of three employees including the Town Administrator, Tax Collector and Financial Assistant.

This department is responsible for the day to day operations of the Town.  These functions include taxes and finance, planning and zoning, and personnel management.

Staff Contact - Administration
General Inquiries 

Phone (828) 274-0824  |  Fax (828) 274-8131

Laura JacobsFinancial Assistant 

(Water/Sewer, Directory, Dog Licensing) Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm

Helen StephensTax Collector/ Assistant to Manager

(Taxes, Accounts Payable, Payroll)  Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm

Jonathan KanipeTown Manager

(Administration, Zoning, Finance) Monday-Friday 9am-5pm