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Interim City Manager issues letter to community regarding West Asheville public health and safety reports

Interim City Manager issues letter to community regarding West Asheville public health and safety reports

A letter to the community from Interim City Manager Cathy Ball:   We understand that people are concerned about recent public health and safety reports involving the West Asheville community. In response to those concerned I am providing the following information.   The City has issued Notice of Violations to the four organizations operating from

Take a #cityhallselfie on Aug. 15, Asheville

Take a #cityhallselfie on Aug. 15, Asheville

  On any given day you will find people snapping pictures of themselves in front of Asheville City Hall. The distinctive, eight-story eclectic Art Deco masterpiece designed by Douglas D. Ellington and built in the 1920s serves as a perfect placemaking backdrop for visitors and locals alike. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Asheville


City of Asheville to launch pilot monthly parking program to address downtown workers’ needs

City of Asheville to launch pilot monthly parking program to address downtown workers’ needs

  Parking downtown can be a challenge, especially for Asheville service industry and retail workers. A survey by the Downtown Commission and Asheville Downtown Association showed that most employees of downtown businesses rely on driving to get to work, and that 64% of  businesses would like to see more parking downtown.   Survey respondents indicated

Asheville’s Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk returns Aug. 19

Asheville’s Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk returns Aug. 19

  Local firefighters run in gear and compete for Siller Cup     The Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation 5K Run/Walk hosts its Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk nationwide each year. This year, the Asheville Tunnel to Towers 5K is set for Aug. 19.   Tunnel to Towers is dedicated to the memory of FDNY hero, and father of five, Stephen Siller, who


Jumpstart your festival, 5K or parade with new City of Asheville guide

Jumpstart your festival, 5K or parade with new City of Asheville guide

  Folks who hold special events in the City of Asheville now have a fresh, easier-to-navigate guide to help plan their events. The City has just launched its new 2018-2019 Outdoor Special Event Guide! Instead of a text-heavy guide, the City’s Special Events Office now has a better design with color-coded sections and a revised table

City Council appropriates funding to repair flood-damaged parks, including soccer complex

City Council appropriates funding to repair flood-damaged parks, including soccer complex

  Asheville parks adjacent to the Swannanoa and French Broad rivers took a hit during the May 30 flood, damaging Azalea Park, including the John B. Lewis Soccer Complex in particular.   For safety, the City closed the facility until it can be repaired. In June, shortly after the flood, Parks & Recreation staff completed

City of Asheville to receive $17.7 million in MPO funding for greenways, electric buses and more

City of Asheville to receive $17.7 million in MPO funding for greenways, electric buses and more

  The following is a press release from the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization (FBRMPO):   Regional Planning Organization awards $25 million for Asheville area active transportation and transit projects   The French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization (FBRMPO) recently authorized more than $25 million of funding for transportation projects in the French Broad


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