Mayor on Duty

Monday was a day of meetings for me. That evening was the kickoff presentation of the BlueZones regional initiative. Folks from Cashiers, Highlands, Franklin, Sylva, Macon and Jackson Counties pretty much filled the PAC Center.  […]

Mayor on Duty

I want to thank the over 80 volunteers that participated in last weekend’s Highlands Plateau Cleanup. We all collected over 18 cubic yards of road trash and litter. The corridors to the town look great.  […]

Mayor on Duty

Last Friday Mayor Bob Scott of Franklin, Mayor Lynda Sossamon of Sylva and I carpooled to Black Mountain for a regional mayors roundtable. The event was sponsored by the North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM). […]

Mayor on Duty

This is the time of the year where I attend numerous meetings concerning budget initiatives and projects impacting the town. Here are some meeting highlights. Two weeks ago, I traveled to Cherokee to attend a […]