Additional locations added for food scraps drop-off

Over the past 16 months our community has successfully diverted nearly 400,000 pounds of food scraps saving landfill space and reducing greenhouse gas emission!  That’s equivalent to ~450 cars taken off of the road, good work Asheville!  The City of Asheville, in partnership with Buncombe County, is excited to announce two new food scraps drop-off options at [...]

Asheville Skatepark to close in March for major renovation

Following two years of discussions and planning, Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR) is investing $200,000 in major repairs and renovations to Asheville Skatepark. Beginning with replacement of stairs and sections of damaged fencing along Cherry Street last year, new enhancements and additions to the upper plaza and skate bowls [...]

City of Asheville and Buncombe County Community Reparations Commission meeting, February 20, 2023

  The Community Reparations Commission is empowered to make short, medium, and long-term recommendations that will make significant progress toward repairing the damage caused by public and private systemic racism. The task of the Reparations Commission is to issue a report in a timely manner for consideration by the City, County, and other participating community [...]

City of Asheville announces In-Person agenda briefing worksessions to begin this month

On February 23, 2023, Asheville City Council will begin holding in-person agenda briefing worksessions on the Thursday prior to each of the formal City Council meetings. These sessions, which will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the 1st Floor North Conference Room of City Hall, are open to the public and available to view via live-stream [...]

Local high school students invited to apply for City of Asheville Youth Leadership Academy

The City of Asheville Youth Leadership Academy (CAYLA) recruits, trains, and places eligible high school sophomores and juniors in paid summer internships that provide exposure to 21st century job skills. Applications for the 2023 summer cohort are now available. The deadline to apply is at 5 p.m. on March 14. Since 2007, teens from across [...]

For Tameka Crudup, lifelong learning, sharing knowledge, and teamwork strengthen her bond with the community

Tameka Crudup first became involved with Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR) at 13 years-old as a member of APR’s Youth Employment Program, gaining knowledge and experience in the profession, learning about creative civic participation, and building innovative skills that continue to be used every day as Facility Manager of

City of Asheville seeks resident input for Fiscal Year 2023-24 Budget development

The City of Asheville wants to hear from you! We are kicking off our Fiscal Year 2023-24 (FY24, which runs July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024) budget development process by seeking feedback from the community.  The first way to engage is to participate in our budget priorities survey. This short survey should take less [...]

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