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.
In recognition of City frontline and onsite employees who have remained on the job during the COVID pandemic, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer issued a proclamation designating Jan. 12 as City Employee Heroes Day. While all employees are essential workers, because all City jobs have to be done in order to provide our community with vital City services, approximately [...]
The bell atop of Asheville City Hall will ring at noon each day this week in observance of Public Service Recognition Week. (Listen to the bell ring at this link.) Since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week has been celebrated the first week of May to honor the people who serve our nation [...]