Work Supporting A Well-planned and Livable Community

FY 2022-2023 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY 2022-2023 work related to A Well-planned and Livable Community in FY 2022-2023.

FY 2021-2022 Accomplishments

  • There is no FY 2021-2022 work related to A Well-planned and Livable Community in FY 2021-2022.

Related Projects

Sulphur Springs Road Resurfacing

Happening Now Asheville City Council has awarded the Sulphur Springs Road Resurfacing Contract to French Broad Paving, Inc. from Marshall, NC.  Sulphur Springs will be the last street resurfaced by 2016 General Obligation Bonds.   Paving is scheduled to begin after the completion of the ongoing stormwater project.   In general the steps of the resurfacing process are: The [...]

Burton Street Park Investments

Asheville Parks & Recreation is collecting input from the Burton Street neighborhood on how to prioritize the spending of $500,000 on new, expanded, and/or updated recreation features in the park that surrounds Burton Street Community Center. This neighborhood investment money has specifically been earmarked for recreation infrastructure improvements in the park.

Understanding Unsheltered Homelessness

Early in 2022, the City of Asheville, Buncombe County, and Dogwood Health Trust formed a collaborative to respond to the increased need, and Dogwood Health Trust offered to fund a consultancy to bring national expertise to the local community to better understand and address the crisis of unsheltered homelessness.  The City is serving as the contracting point of contact for this collaborative, and published a Request for Proposals in February 2022 on behalf of the group.

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Wellness Wednesday – Make a budget and stick to it

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