Asheville City Council to hold budget retreat


Asheville City Council will hold a budget retreat March 13 in the Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville banquet hall. This daylong budget retreat will be streamed live on the City’s YouTube channel at this link.

Council members will attend a legislative breakfast starting at  8 a.m. and then the actual retreat will begin at 9:30 a.m., wrapping up at 5 p.m. 

Asheville economist Tom Tvedt will give a local economic outlook forecast presentation to Council at the beginning of the retreat.

Council will hear budget presentations on their funding priorities, to include: 

  • Transit
  • Employee minimum pay of $31,200
  • Sustainability and 100% renewable energy initiative


For a copy of the retreat agenda, visit this link.

Find links to presentations made to Council during the budget retreat at this link.