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Scheduled GIS Outage on March 14 & 15

The City IT team will be conducting an upgrade of the City’s GIS (Geographic Information System) on March 14th and 15th, 2024. As a result, all GIS services, including Simplicity, Map Asheville, REST Services, GIS Dashboards, Web Maps, and Open Data Portal data, will be temporarily unavailable during the upgrade period. What: ArcGIS Enterprise Upgrade – [...]

Simplicity adds new climate justice data

Simplicity, the simplest way to get information you need from your local government, now has new Climate features!

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City of Asheville announces Holly Barham to serve as Information Technology Services Director

Asheville City Manager, Debra Campbell, is pleased to announce that Holly Barham, who has served as the Interim Director of Information Technology Services (ITS) since October 2022, has accepted the position of Information Technology Services Director. Holly will oversee a team of 27 responsible for providing high-level customer service and quality technical deliverables with professionalism and [...]

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Asheville Chief Information Officer accepts new position in Wake County Government

Chief Information Officer Jonathan Feldman has accepted a position as Chief Information Officer with Wake County Government in Raleigh, North Carolina and will leave the City of Asheville Oct. 14. During his seventeen year tenure, the City of Asheville became an early adopter of cloud-based technology, cybersecurity was enhanced and the diversity of the Information Technology [...]

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Office of Data and Performance (ODAP) marks one year of operation

The Office of Data and Performance (ODAP) has been fully-staffed and operational for a full year. During its first year of operation, ODAP has participated in a number of City projects that advance the office’s mission “to empower the community and City staff to use data for equitable outcomes, accountability, and communication.”


Point-In-Time Count Dashboard Launch

Point in Time (PIT) Count Dashboard and Web Page Available on the City of Asheville Website   2021 Point in Time (PIT) count data is now available on the City of Asheville website.  The PIT data is displayed via dashboard, and presents numbers on those experiencing homelessness, either in emergency shelter, transitional housing or who are unsheltered. [...]