Work Supporting Thriving Local Economy

FY 2023-2024 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY 2023-2024 work related to Thriving Local Economy in FY 2023-2024.

FY 2022-2023 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY 2022-2023 work related to Thriving Local Economy in FY 2022-2023.

FY 2021-2022 Accomplishments

Related Projects

Disparity Study 2022

The City of Asheville’s Community and Economic Development Department has commissioned Miller3 Consulting, Inc. to conduct a five year comprehensive Disparity Study of its contractual awards in goods, professional and general services, and construction.

Open Space Zoning Updates

A task force has been created to review the city’s open space zoning regulations and to consider amendments to update the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). These regulations relate to the open spaces that are required primarily for new development projects, not to be confused with larger public open spaces of city parks and greenways.

Outdoor Dining on Public Streets & Sidewalks – Program Updates

With consideration for physical distancing and other safety measures implemented by public health officials, the City has launched new ways to use outdoor spaces - like streets, sidewalks, parking areas and parks - differently, to support economic recovery and other community and business needs.

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The City Announces partnership for this year’s Juneteenth event

The City of Asheville is pleased to announce a new event production contract with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Asheville & Buncombe County to provide a week-long celebration of Juneteenth for the community titled, “Celebrating the History and Legacy of Juneteenth.” The 2023 celebration will focus on educating individuals about Juneteenth, spotlighting non-majority businesses, providing spaces [...]

City of Asheville announces projects funded by BCTDA Tourism Product Development Fund

The City of Asheville is pleased to announce projects that have received funding from the BCTDA Tourism Product Development Fund. Funding was announced at the Tourism Development Authority Board meeting on October 26. All four of the city’s applications received funding, with the top three priorities receiving funding at 100% of the requested amount. [...]