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Bond Project Information

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City staff looks forward to delivering quality projects to the Asheville community. Over the next few months staff will focus on developing project plans, schedules and communication tools. Project progress will be communicated through different tools and community meetings over the course of the next 7 years including quarterly updates to City Council.

Presentation to Council on February 7, 2017
Presentation to Council on December 13, 2016
November 9, 2016 City Source Article
Understanding Bonds & the Referendum Process
2016 Bond Referendum Process Timeline


The $74 million of bond projects are categorized by three programs of work: Parks, Housing, and Transportation. The projects within these programs supplement projects that are already in the City's Annual Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

View the Dashboard for CIP and Bond projects and visit the Project Map.


The $17 million of parks projects support the completion of major improvements to five parks and recreation facilities; acquiring land for parks; and improving outdoor courts, playgrounds and ball field lighting throughout the city.

Link to Parks Projects Dashboard


Parks Project Pages

Jake Rusher Park
Wesley Grant Center Phase II
Montford Center Complex Improvements, Phase 1


The $25 million for housing affordability provides additional support for the Housing Trust Fund and other programs that assist in creating diverse and affordable housing choices. It also enables the City to re-purpose city-owned land for development that supports housing affordability.

Link to the Housing Projects Dashboard


The $32 million of transportation projects support the completion of road resurfacing and sidewalk improvements; new sidewalk and greenway projects; and pedestrian safety projects such as bus shelters, accessible crossings, signals, and traffic calming.

Link to the Transportation Projects Dashboard

Transportation Project Lists

Road Resurfacing and Sidewalk Improvements List


Property Tax History and Context

Benchmark Study Results

Bond Referendum Overview

Bond Video


Focus Area Flyers

Affordable Housing Score Card

Citizen Survey Results

Parks & Recreation Master Plan

Asheville in Motion (AIM) mobility plan

Transit Master Plan

2013 Greenway Master Plan Updates with Map

2015 Housing Needs Assessment and Market Study

Ballot Language



Interactive Project Map

You can view proposed bond investments along with projects in the current capital improvement program.

interactive project map

Contact Information

Office: (828) 259 - 5617
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday