Asheville City Council will continue meeting in person at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville Banquet Hall, 87 Haywood Street.
Budget Public Hearing – Your chance to be Heard
Asheville City Council will hold its Budget Public Hearing for its $216.9 million recommended budget. The 2022-2023 recommended spending plan was presented on May 24 with key elements including:
New investments in Council priorities
Enterprise Funds Budgets (Transit & Parking)
Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Highlights
Here is the staff report that highlights adjustments made to the manager’s recommended budget since it was presented on May 24.
The community is invited to this opportunity to comment on the recommended investments in person at the Council meeting or utilize remote options, but we encourage community participation.
To view the budget process up to this point (including work session presentations) visit the FY 22-23 Budget Process Page.
May 24: City Manager’s Proposed Budget
-Proposed Budget Document
June 14: Budget Public Hearing
June 28: Budget Adoption
The Council meeting agenda is posted at this link.
Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 143-318.10 this will be an in-person meeting which the public can access by any of the following means found at: https://publicinput.com/N7114
Where to Watch
The City Council meeting will be streamed on the City’s YouTube Channel or through the City’s Virtual Engagement Hub accessible through the front page of the City website.
The public can communicate with the Council by emailing them directly at any time – firstname.lastname@example.org
In Person Comment
Persons wishing to speak live at the meeting will be required to attend in person and must sign-up at the door.
To accommodate those who do not yet feel secure attending in person, or those who have other barriers to participating in person, City Council will continue to accept remote comments via email or voicemail through the Engagement Hub until 9 a.m. the day of the City Council meeting.
Additionally, comments can be directly emailed to Council at any time at email@example.com.
Presentations at the Meeting
For those wishing to make a slide or PowerPoint presentation at a formal meeting of City Council, the presentation must be submitted to Maggie Burleson at firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2022.
To accommodate those who do not yet feel secure attending in person, or those who have other barriers to participating in person, City Council will continue to accept remote comments via email or voicemail until 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
Comments via email may be sent to:
Comments via voicemail may be left at 855-925-2801, meeting code 2450
Parking Available in Harrah’s Cherokee Center Parking Garage
If you are attending the City Council meeting park in the Civic Center Parking Garage, free parking is available. Please see this link for details
Covid Safety Guidelines
City of Asheville buildings no longer require face coverings, in coordination with the lifting of the face mask mandate by Buncombe County. However, public health officials still strongly recommend wearing them, especially in crowded indoor spaces.
While the public is no longer required to wear face coverings in City of Asheville buildings, it is highly encouraged.