Work Supporting Thriving Local Economy

FY27 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY27 work related to Thriving Local Economy in FY27.

FY26 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY26 work related to Thriving Local Economy in FY26.

FY25 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY25 work related to Thriving Local Economy in FY25.

FY24 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY24 work related to Thriving Local Economy in FY24.

FY23 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY23 work related to Thriving Local Economy in FY23.

FY22 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY22 work related to Thriving Local Economy in FY22.

Related Projects

Disparity Study 2023

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.

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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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Community Reparations Summit to be Held Oct. 7; Public Invited to Attend and Provide Feedback

Since March of 2022, the Community Reparations Commission has been working to establish short-, medium-, and long-term recommendations for consideration by the City of Asheville and Buncombe County Government. On Saturday, Oct. 7, a Community Reparations Summit will be held, providing an opportunity for the public to hear directly from the impact focus areas of [...]

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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 [...]