Asheville City Council will continue meeting in person at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville Banquet Hall, 87 Haywood Street. 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 [...]
Following months of internal staff work and a series of budget work sessions, the City of Asheville will present the Manager’s proposed budget to City Council at its regularly scheduled May 24 meeting. PROCESS Throughout the development process, which included discussions of available resources, council priorities and departmental information, staff kept these guiding principles [...]
The next meeting of the Community Reparations Commission will take place 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center Press Room at 87 Haywood Street. The Commission meeting agenda is posted at this link. The Community Reparations Commission is empowered to make short, medium, and long-term recommendations that [...]
The City of Asheville and Buncombe County will host a Memorial Day Ceremony at 3:00 p.m. May 30, 2022 at the Roger McGuire Green in Pack Square Park. The ceremony will feature short readings by Brothers And Sisters Like These Veterans Writing Group who write to heal the wounds of war. Pastor Spencer [...]
Senior Opportunity Community Center holds many memories for Ashevillians of all ages. Like the city in which it is located, the building, staff, and frequent visitors have seen many changes – and one of the biggest may be in the near future. Over the past few weeks, Asheville Parks & Recreation has been asking [...]
At the May 10, 2022 City Council meeting, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, took a moment to recognize this work, proclaiming May 15 - 21, 2022 as National Public Works Week.
Asheville City Council, on May 10, were given an update on many areas impacting homelessness in our community. Among the areas addressed by the Community and Economic Development team were results of the 2022 Point-in-Time count, a resolution adopted by Council to accept funding for a Homelessness Services consultant, and updates to a decreased [...]
At its May 10, 2022 meeting, Asheville City Council adopted a resolution authorizing the City to execute the agreements for the fulfillment of the American Rescue Plan Act funding recommendations. These funds, in the amount of $11,723,257, come solely from ARPA funding. City Council voted unanimously to authorize City Manager, Debra Campbell, to disperse America Rescue Plan [...]
Starting May 11, 2022, the N3 and W6 routes will only run once per hour.
The Asheville City Council will consider entering into an agreement with North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) that supports the Department’s vision for the future of sections of Merrimon Avenue. The multi-modal alternative was developed through a collaborative partnership between the City of Asheville and NCDOT, and began with a request from the City to study [...]
Asheville Parks & Recreation brings free movies under the stars to Pack Square Park A tradition for many mountain families returns to Pack Square Park on Friday, May 13. Asheville Parks & Recreation’s popular Movies in the Park series begins its 2022 season with a showing of Encanto. Community members are invited to bring [...]
Asheville City Council will continue meeting in person at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center - Asheville Banquet Hall, 87 Haywood Street.