The City of Asheville Water Department needs your participation creating a service line inventory

  The City of Asheville needs participation from all water customers. The Environmental Protection Agency  (EPA) now requires drinking water utilities to have a service line inventory of both the customer and utility side of the water meter.  The City of Asheville is conducting a survey of all customer homes and businesses to meet this requirement. The [...]

City of Asheville seeks input on proposed bike lanes for College Street and Patton Avenue

  The City of Asheville is working with local non-profit partners Asheville on Bikes and Connect Buncombe to finalize a design for buffered bike lanes on College Street and Patton Avenue in the core of Downtown. These new bike facilities will connect to other existing bike lanes on College Street and Lexington Avenue and future bike [...]

City of Asheville issues Call for Artists for new Broadway Public Safety Station

The City of Asheville is building a new, environmentally conscious (LEED certified) Public Safety Station just north of downtown at 316 Broadway Street in the 5 Points neighborhood, near UNC-Asheville. A Call for Artists has been issued to find an artist or artist team for a public art project at the new building. Opportunities for [...]

Wellness Wednesday – Take advantage of “falling back” by resetting your sleep schedule

To help understand the concept of daylight saving time, many of us were taught to “fall back, spring forward.” Although an hour is neither truly gained or lost during the year, the beginning of daylight saving time on March 13 can have an effect on your health. Good sleep habits are an element to success [...]

Announcement of new City of Asheville Reparations Commission members

The Asheville City Council has approved five seat appointments for the Community Reparations Commission representing the five impact focus areas of criminal justice, economic development, education, health care and housing.     Those members appointed by Asheville City Council are:    Dewana Little – Criminal Justice Dr. Dwight B Mullen -Economic Development CiCi  Weston – Education Dr. Tamarie Macon – Healthcare Joyce Harrison – [...]

City of Asheville Equity and Inclusion Department is now fully staffed

The City of Asheville is pleased to announce that the Department of Equity and Inclusion is once again fully staffed. Led by veteran public servant Brenda Mills, the new team is already working in the community and internally with staff to make equity and inclusion a part of everything the City of Asheville does.   Brenda Mills, Director [...]

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