City of Asheville offices will be closed Dec. 23, 26 and 27 in observance of the winter holiday break. City offices will also be closed Jan. 2. The following City services will be affected by the holiday closures. ART bus service Asheville Rides Transit (ART) holiday schedule will be as follows: Service will be closed after 6:30 p.m. December [...]
The City of Asheville is celebrating the results after one year of the free residential food scraps drop off pilot program. In 2022 so far, over 200,000 pounds (155 tons!) of organics has been diverted from the landfill. Thanks to the participation of nearly 4,000 residents, this pilot program is reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions and saving [...]
Asheville City government offices will be closed Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Here is a roundup of City service holiday schedules. ART bus service ART bus service will be suspended November 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Thanksgiving is one of two holidays during which the City [...]
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As our thoughts are with the residents and communities of Florida dealing with the brunt of Hurricane Ian, the City of Asheville turns its attention to preparing our community for potential local weather impacts here. The main threat from Hurricane Ian will be heavy rainfall and gusty winds Friday through Saturday. Two-to-three inches are expected to [...]
Fall has officially come to the mountains and after a glorious season of color, the leaves will soon start to fall. To Asheville residents using paper bags or reusable plastic containers for their fall leaves these past few years, we say thank you and keep up the good work! We’d encourage everyone else to follow this [...]
In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, City of Asheville offices will be closed September 5, 2022. Here is a look at how City services will be affected. ART bus services The City of Asheville ART service routes and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule Monday, Sept. 5, which is the same as the Sunday bus [...]
In Asheville, we share our community with some pretty incredible critters. Our most iconic, the black bear, not only shares your love of the mountains – but they can be pretty fond of human food and festivity leftovers as well. So our friends at The NC Wildlife Resources Commission have some tips for you on how [...]
City of Asheville offices will be closed Monday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. Some City services will be impacted.
On June 20, 2022 Asheville City offices will be closed in observance of Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. Juneteenth, officially observed each year on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free, marking the end of slavery in the United States. Congress [...]
The City of Asheville offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, May 30, a federally designated holiday that honors military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Here is a roundup of other City services affected by this holiday, as well as [...]
National Public Works week is underway! We want to take a moment to recognize the City of Asheville Public Works Department staff who make our community run every day. From Streets to Sanitation, Fleet Management to Stormwater, our Public Works teams are #ReadyAndResilient Please join us all week in recognizing and thanking our teams for the work that goes [...]
National Public Works week is underway We want to take a moment to recognize the City of Asheville Public Works Department staff who help our community run everyday. From streets to sanitation, construction to City stormwater, our Public Works teams are #READY and RESILIENT Like Jonathon Ballard, Crew Supervisor for Stormwater construction, who [...]
Asheville City government offices will be closed April 15 for spring break.
The City of Asheville is pleased to team up with Asheville Greenworks and other organizations in multiple efforts to keep Asheville green and clean. Register to be a part of the team.
As road conditions begin to improve City of Asheville Public Works staff continue to plow and salt roads through the night on Tuesday. Snow efforts continue on secondary roads (priority 2 streets) and sidewalks. Here are some updates to City services that were impacted by the weather event: City Sanitation collections begin for the week on Wednesday, [...]
Whether you keep your tree up through the new year or take it down the day after Christmas, there is still the question of how to dispose of it properly. Christmas trees will be collected by the City of Asheville according to the routine brush collection schedule. Residents are asked to remove lights, [...]