Happenings in the Forest - 10/6/23

Happy spooky season! Here's what's been going on in The Forest this week:

Town Hall

  • Upcoming events:
    • The Running Club will be meeting at Town Hall Saturday, October 7th at 9:00am
  • There will be a Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, October 10th beginning at 4:30pm

Police Department

  • Some big changes have happened at the Police Department! 
    • Kenny Merrit will move from Sergeant to Operations Lieutenant.
    • Patrick Ridgeway will move from Officer to Shift Sergeant.
    • Big congratulations to Lt. Merrit and to Sgt. Ridgeway!! Keep up the amazing work and thank you for all that you do for the Town of Biltmore Forest!

Public Works

  • Collect garbage and recycling
  • Mow and string trim
    • Road Shoulders, Hemlock Pond, Town Hall Complex, Busbee Entrance, & Brookside
  • Utility locates
  • Tree Assessments
  • Picked up trash along Hendersonville Road
  • Daily water chlorine tests
  • Completed monthly bacteriological water test
  • Cleared segments of the following road shoulders:
    • North Vanderbilt
  • Service dog waste stations
  • Begin removing vines from trees at Lower Vanderbilt Park
  • Add topsoil and rototill bed at Lower Vanderbilt Park
  • Striped Vanderbilt Road north of I-40 bridge
  • Installed plant material, mulch and bench at Lower Vanderbilt Park
  • Completed South brush route
  • Cleaned up median at North Vanderbilt and Hendersonville Road
  • Employee attended back-flow prevention class
  • Blow Greenwood Place
  • Shoulder repair at Forest Road and Busbee