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Picture of broken Haywood Street sidewalk
Haywood Streetscape Improvement project moves forward with construction contract, anticipated to begin in January

    The Haywood Streetscape Improvement project is another step closer to construction, following City Council’s Nov. 12 authorization to execute a contract with Tennoca Construction Company as well as a memorandum of understanding with the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) of Buncombe County for cost sharing.   This project includes sidewalk replacement, street resurfacing, stormwater improvements, sanitary sewer replacement [...]

water transmission installation
Final Asheville water transmission line tie-in to affect one neighborhood, Laurel Ridge 

    With the final tie-in transmission waterline installation on the North Fork Waterline Bypass Project set for Friday, Nov. 22, into Saturday, Nov. 23, we want to clearly communicate to our customers about the expected timeline and impacts. This transmission line tie-in is expected to affect customers in the Laurel Ridge neighborhood near [...]

Lighted starflake with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Asheville holiday festivities kick-off Nov. 22, in time for the Holiday Parade on Nov. 23, and continue through the season 

    With the holidays around the corner, the City of Asheville is excited to promote several festive events around town that encourage families to enjoy the winter season while eating, shopping and celebrating the holidays in the city’s business districts. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive in Asheville Nov. 22 for the kick off of the

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Upcoming Events

Transit Committee
November 19 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 20 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
CANCELED – Multimodal Transportation Commission
November 20 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Human Relations Commission
November 21 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Lighting of Downtown Local Lights
November 22 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Asheville City Market
November 23 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Asheville Holiday Parade
November 23 @ 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM