In a 4-3 vote, Council declined to pass a proposed 100-foot zone around Pack Square Park that would force Council approval of new construction there.
If you are a smoker, a vandal or just a nuisance, you will be a topic of Tuesday’s Council meeting.
A letter from the Van Winkle law firm asks the Boards and Commissions Committee for facts to back up allegations by critics.
A letter to URTV heads outlines problems, hints that funding may be on the line
A roof for the Civic Center? A city-wide composting effort? These questions and more inside.
Whether you’re a an Asheville developer, a homeowner using water or dead and ready to be buried in Riverside Cemetery, the cost of living (and dying) in Asheville is going up.
Whether you’re a an Asheville developer, a homeowner using water or dead and looking to be buried in Riverside Cemetery, the cost of living in Asheville is going up. Wednesday, July 1, starts the new fiscal year for local government. After facing an initial budget shortfall of more than $5 million, Asheville City Council put […]
In a sit-down with Buncombe County Commissioners and Asheville City Council members on Friday, Sen. Kay Hagan endorsed public health care.
Council adopts sustainability plan, delays both URTV appointment and 51 Biltmore purchase.
The city of Asheville announced today that the senator will meet with Asheville and Buncombe leaders Friday afternoon.
It’s finally time to vote on the budget, the 51 Biltmore project may be delayed, and the Energy Loop is back.
APD lawsuit settled Council urges restraint in cutting state education budget Public on budget: No comment Raising Asheville’s residential recycling charge might help plug the city’s budgetary hole in the short term, but some Council members say it’s a step in the wrong direction if the goal is to reduce how much trash ends up […]
Council still not ready for tethering ban Mumpower pitches his own solution to water stalemate Going into the Asheville City Council’s May 26 meeting, the big question was what sort of reception Council would give the long-awaited Downtown Master Plan. The team from consulting firm Goody Clancy had presented its work to Council members on […]
The Council member talks to Xpress about her decision not to seek reelection (and no — she’s not running for mayor)
Downtown Master plan public hearing, tethered dogs, Overlook Park and the Sullivan Acts and a special work session for a budget review. What else do you need?
Council weighs in on CTS cleanup By the time the Downtown Master Plan came before the Asheville City Council May 12, they were just about the only group in town that hadn’t already commented on it. The two-year process of crafting the plan entailed some 5,000 hours of volunteer time, mostly by members of the […]
Master Plan, CTS and parking rates crowd Tuesday’s agenda.
Consultants will present the long-awaited Downtown Master Plan at Asheville City Council’s May 12 meeting.
In a Thursday column, Asheville Citizen-Times writer John Boyle examined a charge that Asheville City Councilman Carl Mumpower, in his crusade against illegal immigration, has been employing the same scare tactics as anti-communist Joe McCarthy in the 1950s. Mumpower had a simple response: “McCarthy was right.”
Airport Road zoning hits snag City Council amended Asheville’s animal ordinance to facilitate keeping chickens in the city but held off on a proposed ban on tethering dogs. Both issues have attracted public attention in the past year or so, as evidenced by the formation of two activist groups: Asheville City Chickens and ChainFree Asheville, […]
The two-week window for filing as a candidate in the next Asheville City Council election is still two months away (July 3 through 17), but that hasn’t stopped some early birds from making their announcements or checked the buzz around the community. Two of three Council incumbents and Mayor Terry Bellamy have so far announced […]