During its annual inspection, Malvern Hills Pools’ current drain system was found out of compliance with updated federal standards to the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (VGB) and is unable to obtain an operating permit for the swim season until modifications can be made.
A new drainage system, as well as an upgrade to a smaller existing stormwater system, are being installed primarily along Sulphur Springs Road just past the recently renamed Lucy S. Herring Elementary School to Carrier Street.
As part of the bond projects initiative, the City of Asheville is preparing to replace sidewalks on Vermont Avenue in West Asheville. This project focuses on pedestrian enhancements, including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements and crosswalk improvements.
The City of Asheville is working with their partner, the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville on a master plan for about 60 acres of land in Deaverview following the Purpose Built Communities model.
Construction is complete on a new community picnic shelter and restroom facility at Richmond Hill Park. Key features of this project include a covered picnic shelter, winterized restrooms, an updated water fountain with bottle fillers and a pet dish, a new disc golf tee box at hole one, an expanded green space, and new walkways connecting park features.
In a continuing effort to document and honor the history and contributions of African American communities that have lived and thrived in Asheville for generations, the Department of Planning and Urban design is assisting the Burton Street Neighborhood Association Leadership in the identification, documentation and dissemination of information pertaining to the history and character defining architectural and streetscape elements of the Burton Street neighborhood.