City of Asheville presents proposed FY2023-24 Budget at May 9 City Council meeting

During Asheville City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting on May 9, City Manager Debra Campbell and Budget Manager Taylor Floyd presented the proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-24 budget. Once adopted, the FY 2023-24 budget will fund City operations from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024.    The FY 2023-24 Proposed Budget totals $239.7 million, a $22.1 million [...]

Asheville City Council passes FY23 budget with key investments in top priorities.

At its June 28 meeting Asheville City Council passed the City Managers recommended budget with a 6 to 1 vote.  The $217 million budget is based on internal work, community input and Council priorities, and reflects the long term strategies and continuation of the reimagining public safety process. 

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FY22 Council Priority Accomplishments: Reimagining Public Safety

  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 [...]

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Asheville City Council Meeting Tuesday, June 14, 2022; Budget Public Hearing

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.                             

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City Manager’s proposed budget to be presented at May 24 Asheville City Council meeting

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 [...]

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FY22 Council Priority Accomplishments: ARPA Funding

The unexpected infusion of 26-million Dollars in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, federal funds designed to support local governments in responding to the economic and public health impacts of 2019,  provided the City with a challenge, but a great opportunity as well. The question:  how will funds be allocated to have the most impactful and successful results? As Kim Marmon-Saxe, ARPA project manager puts it, “we have a great opportunity to work in partnership with the community, to learn together and achieve a successful outcome.”