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City of Asheville to launch new Streetscape Plan requirement for Urban Projects

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. [...]

City of Asheville shares update on the sale of Ramada to Shangri-La Industries, Inc.

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 [...]

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 [...]