According to the Code of the Town of
Chilhowie a Mayor is to be elected every two years for a two year term
to begin on the first day of July after the election. The Mayor is to
stand as the President of the Town Council but will only be allowed the
power to vote in the event of a tie. The Town Council is responsible for
assigning the duties of the Mayor. The office of the Mayor of the Town
of Chilhowie has continued to gain more responsibilities and authorities
throughout the years.
Born and raised in Chilhowie, Gary Heninger is serving his 5th term as Mayor. Gary is also a local business owner who has been in business in Chilhowie for 32 years.
“Chilhowie has been my home since I was a child and I wouldn’t have
it any other way. The town is a great place to raise children and have
real-estate. Our small size allows for a comfortable home-town
atmosphere for all of our citizens. Visitors are made to feel right at
home whether they’re here for an extended stay of just passing through.
The people here are one big happy family, at least most days of the
week, and we pride ourselves on our devotion to the future generations
of the town. Chilhowie is a great place to live. The town may be small
in size but we always have activities available for our citizens to get
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