Clayton Davis, Twinkle Patel, Tammy Wight, Phillip Wight and Mike Eveland

“The Town of Maggie Valley Board of Aldermen consists of five members, including a directly elected Mayor. The Board of Aldermen typically meet twice a month. Their monthly agenda setting and work session meeting is normally held on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30am in the Town Hall Board Room. The second meeting is their regularly scheduled monthly meeting and includes a public comment period.  This meeting is usually held on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Town Hall Board Room. These meetings are open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend. A list of meeting dates is available here and also on the Events and Meetings Schedule.

Elections are held in odd years, with two Aldermen elected to four (4) year terms in one cycle, while the Mayor and the other two Aldermen are elected in the next cycle. All seats are considered at large (no district representation) and non-partisan. Persons interested in running for a seat on the Board of Aldermen should consult the Haywood County Board of Elections  for eligibility and filing information.

Mike Eveland, Mayor

Mayor: 1 Term
Alderman: 2 Terms
3987 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751
Phone: 828-242-3012
Email: meveland@maggievalleync.gov

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Mike is serving his first term as Mayor and has served two terms as Alderman.  Mike has spent his entire professional career working within the restaurant and hospitality industry serving 7-Eleven, Ryan’s Steakhouse and Fatz Café in senior management roles.

Now he is utilizing his thirty-three years of management experience as the General Manager of Maggie Valley Inn and Conference Center’s Rendezvous Restaurant. Mike is a Disabled American Veteran of the United States Navy serving between 1977 and 1979.

Mike’s involvement in the community includes being the past President of the Smoky Mountain Chapter of the Harley Owners Group (HOG) from 2011-2014 and he is the Finance Chairman of the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority.

Phillip Wight, Mayor Pro Tem

Alderman:

4 Terms
3987 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751
Phone: 828-734-4668

pwight@maggievalleync.gov

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Phillip Wight is currently serving his fourth term as an Aldermen. Phillip is an HVAC Contractor who began working in the Heating and Air Conditioning industry at the age of 14, working alongside his grandfather who owned Coker Heating & Cooling.

Additionally, along with his wife, Phillip owns a small motel where they live with their daughter. Prior to being elected Aldermen in 2011, Phillip was a member of the Town of Maggie Valley Zoning Board of Adjustments and President of the Maggie Valley Area Lodging Association.

 

twinkle@maggievalleync.gov

Alderman: 1 Term
3987 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751
Phone: 828-421-6683

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Twinkle Patel is currently serving her first term as Alderman.  She has been appointed to fill Mayor Mike Eveland’s seat after he was elected Mayor.  Twinkle has lived in Maggie Valley for 14 years. She is the chief executive officer of Milestone Hospitality and works in the hospitality industry.

She also currently serves on the 1% Maggie Valley TDA subcommittee and has been a member of the Town of Maggie Valley Planning Board.

 

Clayton Davis, Alderman

Alderman: 2 Terms
3987 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751
Phone: 828-926-1158

cdavis@maggievalleync.gov

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Clayton is serving his second term in office after being appointed by the Board of Aldermen to fill the unexpired term of Saralyn Price in 2016. He obtained both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degrees from North Carolina State University.

Currently retired, Clayton served a number of positions within the North Carolina Department of Agriculture including Haywood County Agriculture Extension Agent (1957-1973), Administrator of the Western North Carolina Farmers Market (1976-1991) and Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture-Western Region (1985-1991). In the years following his retirement from NCDA, he has received several honors including having an event center at the Western North Carolina AG Center named for him in 1996 and he was the 2003 winner of the J.D. Cooley Award for dedicated and outstanding service in Western North Carolina.

Clayton is a veteran of the United States Army having served as an officer in the North Carolina National Guard, retiring as Company Commander of the Sylva Unit. In addition to his professional career, Clayton has been very active in the community, serving on twelve boards including Hometrust Bank (four years as Chairman), the Governors Agriculture Advisory Board and the Western North Carolina Development Association. His interests outside public service include being active within his Church, fishing and discovering new waterfalls with his wife.

Tammy Wight, Alderman

Alderman: 1 Term
3987 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751
Phone: 828-926-3539

twight@maggievalleync.gov

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Tammy Wight is currently serving her first term as Alderman. She and her husband own a small motel, where they live with their daughter. Tammy is from Asheville NC and has lived in Maggie Valley for 24 years.

Prior to being elected Alderman, Tammy served two terms on the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority Board of Directors, where she also served on the Finance, Advertising, and Personnel Committees.  She has also served multiple terms on the Maggie Valley 1% Sub Committee, Maggie Valley Parks and Recreation Board, Maggie Valley Advertising Committee, been past President of Maggie Valley Area Lodging Association and is a founding member of the Winter Woods Lighting Committee.

Her interests outside of public service include listening to country & gospel music, visiting waterfalls, spending time outdoors, taking pictures of nature, and motorcycle riding with her husband.

Mission Statements, Priorities & Core Values

Town of Maggie Valley Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Town of Maggie Valley to provide quality services and protect the health, safety and welfare of its citizens, while exercising stewardship of its human and natural resources. As both a community and resort town, the Town of Maggie Valley supports economic prosperity, cultivates community spirit and honors its heritage and culture.

Town Board of Aldermen Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Board of Aldermen to empower the citizens of Maggie Valley to proactively plan to meet the future needs of the valley in an equitable and efficient manner. This mission shall be accomplished with respect, competency and compassion toward all.

Agendas & Minutes

Please access this page for archived agendas and minutes of the Board of Aldermen.

Budgets

Every year the Board of Aldermen adopt an annual Town Budget. This document outlines every planned expense that the Town government will make for the following year, and all projected revenues to be collected. Please access this page for the current fiscal year budget and an archive of past documents.

Meeting Calendar

Please access this page for a complete calendar of Board of Aldermen meetings for this year.

Our community gets its name from Maggie Mae Setzer. Her father, John "Jack" Sidney Setzer founded the area's first post office and it was named after one of his daughters. Each summer, Setzer descendants come from all over the country for a large family reunion in the historic valley.