Asheville City Council

Council OKs Pack Square Park changes, budget Zoning approved for affordable apartments in West Asheville A-B Tech students to build Oakley Resource Center Council member Carl Mumpower has never been one to hold back. As one of two Republicans on Council—and the self-proclaimed lone conservative at the table—Mumpower is often the most vocal City Council […]

Asheville City Council

Predatory towing ordinance approved Crowne Plaza expansion a go Compromise gets pet crematorium OK’d Three subsidized housing developments are in dire need of refurbishing, according to a study funded jointly by the city and the Asheville Housing Authority. That was the word from David Nash, the Authority’s deputy director, at the Asheville City Council’s March […]

Asheville City Council

Crowne Plaza Resort to expand despite looming I-26 connector Cape and Newman suggest city loans for green upgrades It may turn out that the Asheville City Council can’t stop the Parkside condominium project, but that doesn’t mean they have to help it along. At their March 10 meeting, Council members decided to postpone a vote […]

Asheville City Council

Council pitches compromise on water laws Parks plan needs more work Bele Chere ‘09 scaled back Asheville City Council’s Feb. 24 meeting—all seven hours of it—was book-ended by dollar signs and question marks. It started with a city budget update and ended with a report on the federal stimulus package, both of which presage more […]

Asheville City Council

Council approves veterans memorial Multilingual signs here to stay Asheville City Council members are still settling into 2009, tweaking the priorities laid down at their January retreat and adjusting to the ramifications of a slumping economy. Nonetheless, they took two votes during their Feb. 10 meeting that showed strong support for the city’s developing greenway […]

Asheville City Council

Council jumps aboard economic-stimulus train Foreclosures spur grant application Development planned for Sulphur Springs property Pet crematory tabled Council member Kelly Miller caused a stir during the Asheville City Council’s Jan. 27 meeting when, backed up by the city attorney, Miller declined to recuse himself from a vote on asking state legislators for permission to […]