Mary C. Jenkins Community Center Update Given – Brevard, NC


Last updated 11/5/2019 at 10:03am

City officials, including City Manager Jim Fatland, Councilman Maurice Jones and Mayor Jimmy Harris, recently met with Bethel "A" Baptist Church trustees to discuss the center and related projects. (Times photos by Matt McGregor)

An update on the proposed construction of a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center and Silversteen Park was recently provided by the city of Brevard to the Bethel "A" Baptist Church trustees.

Brevard City Council approved the plans to build the new center in November 2017.

In the city's 2018 budget, a property tax increase of 1.5 cents was approved to help pay for the new center.

Council established the Mary C. Jenkins Community Center (MCJCC) task force in January 2018, which has held 20 meetings so far.

In October 2018, the old building, which opened in 1952 and was the hub of the Ro...

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