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 [...]
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
When Ginny and Josh Yurich wanted to balance their kids’ screen time with more time spent outdoors, they found their greatest memories as a family and most successful parenting moments came from time spent outside. To spread thoughts, pictures, and words of encouragement, Ginny created 1000 Hours Outside. The organization encourages families [...]
On June 20, 2022 Asheville City offices will be closed in observance of Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. Juneteenth, officially observed each year on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free, marking the end of slavery in the United States. Congress [...]
Be a part of the summer fun. Please follow posted Community pool rules to ensure the benefit and safety of all our community users.
Budget Public Hearing - Your chance to be Heard. The community is invited to this opportunity to comment on the recommended investments in person at the Council meeting or utilize remote options. We encourage community participation.
Asheville Parks & Recreation today announced that resurfacing and other preventative repairs have been completed at Recreation Park Pool and it will open for the season on Saturday, June 11. UPDATE 6/11/2022 – Recreation Park Pool is temporarily closed due to broken glass found in the water. The pool needs to be drained, [...]