Asheville residents asked to bag leaves in sturdy paper

  Dear Asheville, We’d like you to offer you a new solution for leaf collection this season: paper bags! They are so totally useful — compostable and more eco-friendly. Below is a guide on how to use them effectively, with as little hassle as possible to you, our residents. Thank you, City of Asheville   Q&A Question: Why use paper bags for leaf [...]

Asheville earns ‘walk friendly’ designation

Wall Street in downtown Asheville offers a walkable environment for pedestrians.     The City of Asheville has again earned the designation of being a Walk Friendly Community. The Walk Friendly Communities program (WFC) renewed designations for Asheville and two other communities (Atlanta and Tallahassee, Fla.) for their commitment to prioritize pedestrians and create safe, comfortable and inviting places to [...]

Drawings of Richmond Hill Park improvements to be shared at community event

Schematic drawings of the renovations to Richmond Hill Park will be shared with the community from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 21 at the park, 300 Richmond Hill Drive. Residents may drop in to see the plans showing proposed improvements including a shelter, a play area and restroom facilities.   Richmond Hill Park is a popular destination park in northwest Asheville [...]

City of Asheville equity initiative lays groundwork with employees, identifies growth areas for increased service to the community

  A year after the City of Asheville hired its first Equity & Inclusion Manager, here is an update to the community on how this initiative has progressed.   In July 2017, the City of Asheville’s announced the hiring of Kimberlee Archie as its first Equity & Inclusion Manager. She has since been named director and in the City’s [...]

Small Scale Development Workshop coming to Asheville

  A little over a year ago, the City of Asheville updated zoning regulations in order to allow for a greater variety of housing and to encourage more efficient land use patterns. The changes adopted by City Council reduced lot dimensional standards by 20% and gave incentives to allow for more housing units in multi-family zoning districts. [...]

Asheville City Council announces called meetings

  Asheville City Council will hold two called special meetings this week in the Council Chamber, second floor of City Hall. The schedule is as follows:   8:45 a.m. Oct. 4 8:15 a.m. Oct. 5   Council will immediately go into closed session to consider the qualifications, competence, performance, character, fitness or conditions of appointment of an individual public officer or [...]

Asheville City Council narrows field in City Manager search

  During their Sept. 25 meeting, under closed session, Asheville City Council narrowed the City Manager candidate pool down from 13 to 6 semifinalists. Council will conducted face-to-face interviews with those semifinalists on Oct. 4 and 5. An opportunity for a public meet and greet during the final rounds of interviews is planned, which is expected to be [...]

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