Council Priority Work Supporting A Clean and Healthy Environment

Employee Compensation Study

Council Priority (FY 2021-2022)
  • There is no Employee Compensation Study work related to A Clean and Healthy Environment in FY 2021-2022.

Reimagining Public Safety

Council Priority (FY 2021-2022)
  • There is no Reimagining Public Safety work related to A Clean and Healthy Environment in FY 2021-2022.


Council Priority (FY 2021-2022)
  • There is no Reparations work related to A Clean and Healthy Environment in FY 2021-2022.

Utilization of ARPA Funding

Council Priority (FY 2021-2022)
  • Issued RFP for ARPA grants
  • Identify categories for ARPA grants
  • Identified guiding principles for use of ARPA funds

Related Projects

Single-Use Plastic Reduction

Asheville City Council has directed the Sustainability Department to take a phased approach to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic.

Lead Awareness

The City of Asheville’s Water Resources Department has been proactively preparing for changes to the  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lead and Copper Rule since early 2019. Now that the changes have been finalized, the City of Asheville has a strategy in place to meet three key mandates of the revised rule: the creation of a Service Line Inventory, lead testing in elementary schools and daycares, and Lead and Copper Rule sampling. 

Municipal Climate Action Plan

The Municipal Climate Action Plan will incorporate all new additions of policies and resolutions while creating a roadmap on how to accomplish adopted goals and identify those most impactful at carbon mitigation and climate resiliency.

Related News

ART Service Alert

UPDATE 3:00PM Route S4 is now up and running. We will update as road conditions improve.   UPDATE 9:10AM Some ART routes are back in service. We will update you as City crews continue working on the roads. The following routes/locations will not be able to be accessed until conditions improve: 170 – No Haw Creek S5 – No River Ridge S4 not [...]

City of Asheville Water Department announces proposed Water Shortage Response Plan

Every five years, the City of Asheville Water Resources Department is required by North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) to review the Water Shortage Response Plan (WSRP). This is not in response or reaction to any recent events, but it is a planned update to a required document.The department has recently updated the plan [...]