Happenings in the Forest - 9/28/23

Happy Thursday everyone!

Weekly Biltmore Forest Updates


Town Hall: 

  • Upcoming Club Events
    • Sunday Stretch will be taking place at Town Hall from 5-6pm on Sunday, October 1st.

Police Department:

  • We have four employees in Crisis Intervention Training (C.I.T) this week.
    • CIT is a weeklong intensive training that focuses on de-escalating people in crisis whether that is related to mental illness, substance abuse or any other challenge.  Community resources and partnerships are covered in detail as well.
  • We also have two employees that started an intensive 7 week on-line leadership training through Blue Ridge Community College. 
    • Topics covered are basic leadership, emotional intelligence, legal issues, personality traits and longevity/emotional survival.

Public Works:

  • Collect garbage and recycling
  • Mow and string trim
    • Road Shoulders, Hemlock Pond, Town Hall Complex, Busbee Entrance, & Brookside
  • Utility locates
  • Tree Assessments
  • Daily water chlorine tests
  • Cleared segments of the following road shoulders:
    • North Vanderbilt
  • Service dog waste stations
  • Repair road shoulder on Holly Hill and seed
  • Installing Greenwood Park improvements
  • Road striping continued on Vanderbilt, Eastwood and Browntown
  • Clean out storm water control measure in Greenwood Park
  • Service dump truck and boom truck
  • Service leaf box
  • Installed cell reader for meter at MAHEC
  • Installed bench at Hemlock Road pond
  • Restored bench at town hall
  • Cleaned up median at North Vanderbilt and Hendersonville Road