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2 Alerts
March 12, 2020 3:00 PM

All Town Advisory Boards/Commissions Meetings have been Canceled

PUBLIC NOTICE
ABC Board, Greenways Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Planning Board, Recreation Commission, Urban Forestry Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment
MEETINGS CANCELED

In order protect the most vulnerable members of our community...

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March 12, 2020 2:18 PM

State of Emergency Declaration

The Town of Black Mountain has declared a local State of Emergency to coordinate response and protective actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Citizens and Visitors of Black Mountain:

As communities begin to feel the impact of the coronavirus...

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Latest Update:

March 27, 2020 4:49 PM

Governor Roy Cooper has issued a state-wide Stay-At-Home Order. This order will go into effect on Monday. ** Buncombe County Residents will continue to observe the provisions of the Buncombe County Stay-Home Stay-Safe order. Per Governor Cooper, whichever order is more stringent is which will be applicable to you. This information was just released. More information will become available as staff and attorney's interpret it.

The Governor’s full order is available by clicking here: https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO121-Stay-at-Home-Order-3.pdf

Unless noted in the order, previous closures and orders stand as written as do local government orders in cities and counties. Frequently Asked Questions about the Order can be found : https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/200327_FAQ-SAH-Order_FINAL.pdf

If you do not think your business is included in the essential services list, and you think it should be, you may apply online at the NC Department of Revenue to be designated essential by clicking here: https://www.ncdor.gov/home/ncdor-actions-covid-19/covid-19-essential-businesses
Until your exemption is reviewed, you may operate as long as your business can accommodate social distancing in your workplace.- Check with the County Order First!

For more information about health recommendations and who is designated at high risk for becoming seriously ill, please visit the CDC’s website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus and NCDHHS’ website at www.ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus