With winter quickly approaching, the City of Asheville Water Resources Department is encouraging our customers to follow best practices for the prevention of freezing water pipes.
The next meeting of the Asheville City Council will be held 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2023. The meeting will be held in the Council Chamber on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 70 Court Plaza. Please join us in person or virtually. Click on the agenda link to find out what's up for consideration and discussion.
The City of Asheville, NC is pleased to announce Jeremy Knighton as Assistant Fire Chief. As part of our fire department’s commitment to continuous improvement, we are constantly assessing how we can best fulfill our mission. The role of overseeing emergency management within our City, as well as our community, has evolved significantly over the [...]
Did you know the animals that call the Nature Center home are generally more active during this time of year? Visitors can enjoy watching all the new additions encounter their first winter in Western North Carolina. Check out the WNC Nature Center’s holiday gift guide at wildwnc.org/gift-guide to see all the ways you can support the animals who call the Nature Center home, including symbolic adoptions and purchasing items from the Animal Wishlist and Holiday Giving Tree.
This holiday season the City’s Sustainability Advisory Committee is supporting our community in finding alternatives for holiday gift sourcing. The Holiday Free Store is a fun “shopping” event that is good for your wallet and for the planet.
City of Asheville to Host Open House this week to Create Long-Term Vision for Downtown Patton Avenue
The City of Asheville will host an open house to introduce a new planning project for the downtown Patton Avenue Corridor. This study will create a long-term vision for the area of Patton Avenue that runs from the Jeff Bowen Bridge to its endpoint at Pack Square Plaza.
Get involved in boosting The Block. Submit your proposal for Community Facilitator by December 11, 2023
What’s up AVL: This week hear from City and County Justice Services System staff members Eric Jackson and Nicholas Bolet
What’s Up AVL! The City of Asheville’s bi-monthly radio show allows the community to take a deep dive with the City of Asheville staff and departments. You can learn about different departments and what projects are taking place in your community. This Week’s Guest: Office of Data and Performance Manager Eric Jackson and Buncombe County [...]
Downtown Cleanliness and Safety News: Updates on the Carter-Ann-Patton stormwater improvement project
The Carter-Ann-Patton stormwater project continues to move forward. In a continued effort to keep the community informed, here are the latest updates. Trees were removed between N. Ann St. and Clingman Ave. These trees will be replaced with species more suited to thrive in an urban setting. Exploratory work at/around the French Broad and Patton intersection has [...]
City offices to close Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. This article contains information about holiday service schdeules.
Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR) issued a challenge for community members to make 2023 a record breaking year for Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and SilverArts. 45 participants advanced to the state games to compete against North Carolinians from Murphy to Manteo in a variety of events, bringing home 53 total medals – with 21 [...]
Good news for Downtown Asheville…four parking garages in the Downtown Central Business District will be receiving improvements: Harrah’s Cherokee Center, Wall Street, Rankin Avenue, and Biltmore Avenue garages. The improvements were identified in the comprehensive parking facility assessment that was completed in August 2023. The assessment identified select improvements and categorized by priority: Immediate Repairs – the [...]
The City of Asheville recently announced updates to its Outdoor Dining Program as applied to public space, and the application process is now open on the City’s Development Portal for 2024 permitting. Updates include the ability for businesses to apply for annual permits to utilize public on-street parking spaces as [...]