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 [...]
Importance of the celebration The International Day of Sign Languages is a unique opportunity to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity of all deaf people and other sign language users. According to the World Federation of the Deaf, there are more than 70 million deaf people worldwide. More than 80% of them [...]
Answers to questions you and your neighbors have asked.
Meeting Information: Friday, Sept 23 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Asheville Housing Authority Board Room 165 S French Broad Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
Before running a long distance race, many people start with a Couch to 5K training plan. The nine-week plan was designed to take someone from a couch potato to running 5,000 kilometers (around 3.1 miles) or 30 minutes. The plan is successful for many people because it builds slowly without overwhelming those working towards an [...]
New process added to reviews for improved plans To improve the City’s review process and ultimately improve outcomes in the public realm, the City is launching a new initiative to ensure complete and detailed Streetscape Plans are submitted for development projects in urban/mixed-use areas. Public spaces are one of the most important public assets the city manages. [...]
Kick off Event of the child passenger safety awareness week. The event will be held on September 24th, from 10:00 to 14:00 hours, at 800 Brevard Rd Avl. Outlets, next to Sportsman’s Warehouse.
Communities across Buncombe County to consider the future of Pack Square Plaza, Asheville’s most central public space. The City of Asheville and Buncombe County will kick off the start of the Pack Square Plaza Visioning Project by launching an online Engagement Hub on the City of Asheville website Friday September 16, 2022. [...]
The City of Asheville is committed to a collaborative and well reasoned approach to identifying a suitable site for Duke Energy’s rebuild of the downtown electrical substation currently located on Duke Energy property behind the Harrah’s Cherokee Center in downtown Asheville. The rebuild of the substation is critical to power reliability of the area. The City’s [...]
In the City Council Meeting of September 13th, 2022, Council member Kim Roney read the Proclamation on behalf of the City of Asheville naming September and October Latinx Heritage Months. These months celebrate the start of a significant season for many, as many Central and South American countries celebrate [...]
The goal of creating a new site for permanent supportive housing in Asheville is one step closer to completion. On Friday, the City of Asheville announced that the purchase of the Ramada by Shangri-La Industries, Inc. had been finalized Thursday, September 15. The property, located at 148 River Ford Parkway, will create approximately 100 units [...]
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 [...]