The City of Asheville is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Cayse as the new Fire Chief of the Asheville Fire Department. He joins us from Cincinnati, Ohio where he has spent much of his 34-year public safety career. Chief Cayse will officially start his role on January 2, 2024.
In times of crisis, it is sometimes our neighbors who see us through. Other times, it takes the compassion and professionalism of those further afield to help weather the storm. That was certainly the case for several members called up to help support and supplement Vermont resources battling flooding in the state. Our team of Isaac [...]
The City of Asheville welcomes Dennis Newburn to its Community and Economic Development department. Newburn will serve as Community Development Division Manager and manage the HOME and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Programs. He brings extensive experience in the areas of program administration, project management, contract compliance, program monitoring, and community planning. Newburn comes to Asheville [...]
The City of Asheville will be hosting a job fair on March 1, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 2p.m. at Stephens Lee Recreation Center.
UPDATE: So how did our women’s Tap Team do? Tops in the state! Team “Purple Reign” lived up to its name, turning in a strong performance and establishing its “reign” as the best in North Carolina in their division. Congratulations to the entire City of Asheville Water Department and all the staff representing high quality work in every [...]
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.
City Manager Debra Campbell is pleased to announce that Bridget Herring has been named as the new Sustainability Director.
In 2022 the Office of Data & Performance will advance it’s mission of utilizing data for more equitable outcomes through participation in several projects aligned with key City Council priorities including Reparations Data Support, Houselessness Data Support, American Rescue Plan Funding, Fiscal Year 23 Budget Process, Employee Compensation, and regular Progress Reporting.