Weaverville received a bit of a shock when Town Manager said that the estimated cost for expanding the water treatment plant ballooned from $6 million to $13.5 million.
Well, my commentary from two weeks ago certainly got some reaction from former Weaverville Mayor Al Root.
This week in Clint’s Corner spot is a guest rebuttal by former Weaverville Mayor Al Root addressing Clint Parker’s commentary in last week’s issue.
John Chase, a longtime member of the Planning and Zoning board takes a seat at the council table after being voted in by Weaverville Town Council.
Following Al Root’s resignation, the Weaverville Town Council appointed a new mayor, leaving a vacancy on the council.
In a surprise move at Monday evening’s regular monthly meeting of the Weaverville Council, Mayor Al Root announced that he is resigning and Councilman Patrick Fitzsimmons would take over as mayor as of the August meeting.
Thomas Veasey’s last-minute filing upset the other Weaverville Town Council candidates’ plans.
Mayor Al Root decided not to run for re-election.
Four candidates are running for Weaverville town office.
At their monthly meeting, the Weaverville Town Council discussed protest regulations and the $11 million budget.