Following weeks of conversations, engineering consultations, and brainstorming, Asheville Parks & Recreation is happy to announce that Malvern Hills Pool will open on Saturday, July 2, at 11 a.m.
What’s Up AVL! The City of Asheville’s bi-monthly radio show gives the community the chance to take a deep dive with City of Asheville staff and departments. Learn about different departments and what projects are taking place in your community. This week, the City of Asheville sits down with Communications and Public Engagement (CAPE) Director Dawa Hitch to [...]
Asheville City Council returns to Chamber
Following the news that Malvern Hills Pool will not open following safety concerns with its drainage and suction system, Asheville Parks & Recreation has planned a series of free water-based programming to take place throughout the summer titled Malvern Thrills. The department’s Rec n Roll mobile recreation van will roll [...]
The next meeting of the Community Reparations Commission will take place 6:00 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 at: The Buncombe County Government Building 200 College St First Floor Conference Room The Commission meeting agenda will be posted as available. The Community Reparations Commission is empowered to make short, medium, and long-term recommendations that will make significant progress toward repairing [...]
The City of Asheville is launching a pilot grant opportunity this summer that will fund programs that address the opportunity gap for school-aged youth. Through feedback from the Housing & Community Development Committee (HCD), community members, and Community & Economic Development Department staff, work is underway to refine the scope of the Strategic Partnership Fund (SPF) [...]
The next meeting of the Asheville City Council, scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, will mark the return to Council Chamber for the governing body. The meeting will be held in City Hall, 70 Court Plaza on the second floor. The meetings were moved in 2020 to facilitate sessions under new COVID-19 protocols. City Council continued to meet, [...]
What’s Up AVL! The City of Asheville’s bi-monthly radio show gives the community the chance to take a deep dive with City of Asheville staff and departments. Learn about different departments and what projects are taking place in your community. This week, the City of Asheville host Sam Parada sat down with Equity and Inclusion staff member Marcus [...]
Asheville Parks & Recreation has important information to share regarding the community’s two public swimming pools. Recreation Park Pool (65 Gashes Creek Rd.) reopened on Friday, June 17 after closing for a week following the discovery of broken glass in the water. Malvern Hills Pool (75 Rumbough Pl.) will not open this [...]
Come Enjoy Juneteenth festival: Freedom festival. This event is free and open to the public.
As the City of Asheville works to prepare a proposed fiscal year 2022-2023 budget, it’s a good time to pause, look back and assess the work and accomplishments towards the priorities of the past year. Council Identified Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Reimaging Public Safety Utilization of ARPA Funding Reparations Employee Compensation What is Reimagining Public Safety? Reimaging public safety means examining [...]
The City of Asheville is taking additional steps to connect with people whose voices are often missing from decision making processes. Your Voice, Your Choice is an opportunity to sign up to receive invitations to participate in the matters most important to you. This will be a critical resource for guiding and [...]
Review the proposed budget for FY23