Budget and Research Division
The function of the Budget and Research Division is to plan, prepare and monitor the City's operating and capital budgets; review the efficiency of City activities and provide assistance to other departments in management, planning and evaluation.
About the Division
The Budget & Research Division coordinates with departments on performance measures as a part of the budget process. The Budget & Research division also coordinates the city's participation in the North Carolina Local Government Performance Measurement Process.
This division also prepares and monitors the Annual Operating Budget and the city's six-year Capital Improvements Program, coordinates outside agency funding, and performs fees and charges studies and updates.
Budget & Research serves as a public resource to provide information to citizens on budget issues and taxes.
Current tax rates for Asheville citizens are:
City rate: $.46 per $100 of assessed value
County rate: $.569 per $100 of assessed value
City Schools: $.15 per $100 of assessed value
County: Culture and Recreational Authority: .035 per $100 of assessed value
City of Asheville Assessed Valuation
Public Srv. Cos.
Total Assessed Value
2012-13 Assessed Valuation
2013-14 Assessed Valuation (Estimated)
Percent Change = 0.14%
Asheville, NC 2010: A Financial Crossroads - Presented 1/20/2010
Fiscal Year 2013-14
Fiscal Year 2012-13
Fiscal Year 2011-12
Fiscal Year 2010-11
Fiscal Year 2009-10
Fiscal Year 2008-09
Copies of the City’s budget documents are provided to citizens upon request.
FY 2013 Financial Reports
Tony McDowell, Budget Manager
Location: Asheville City Hall, 4th floor
Mailing: P.O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: (828) 259-5635
or John Sanchez: firstname.lastname@example.org