Happenings in the Forest - 11/3/23

Happy November everyone! 

Here is what has been happening in The Forest this week:

Town Hall

  • The 100th Anniversary Hootenanny will be taking place TONIGHT at Town Hall Friday, November 2nd at 6:30pm - We hope to see y'all there!
    • Please click here for more details
  • A Biltmore Forest History presentation hosted by Diane Zimmerman, will take place at Town Hall Sunday, November 12th from 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Upcoming Club Events
    • The Running Club will be meeting at Town Hall Saturday, November 4th at 9:00am

Police Department

  •  We launched the Winter clothing drive for the Veterans Restorative Quarters that will run 10/27/23-11/08/23
    • Please click here for more details
  • Officer Zub and Telecommunicator Gigi attended Trunk or Treat hosted by the Buncombe County Sheriffs Office at the Family Justice Center in Asheville. They set up a Halloween table, represented Biltmore Forest Police Department , and handed out candy to a large group of children and families that came out to celebrate at the event.

  • Biltmore Forest Halloween Trick or Treat went very well and saw a lot of Trick or Treaters.

  • A promotion ceremony honoring the promotions of Lieutenant Kenneth Merritt and Sergeant Patrick Ridgeway were held in the Social Room at Town Hall. 

Public Works

  • Collect garbage and recycling
  • Mow and string trim
    • Town Hall
  • Utility locates
  • Tree Assessments
  • Daily water chlorine tests
  • Service dog waste stations
  • Water new plant material at Lower Vanderbilt Park
  • Begin brush collection on the South side of town
  • Begin leaf collection on the South side of town
  • Continue tree removal for Brookside Trail
  • Blow leaves off roadways
  • Blow leaves out of town hall/median
  • Blow leaves out of Greenwood Park