Commissioners approve millions in economic incentives, rename building after Stanley-attachment0

Commissioners approve millions in economic incentives, rename building after Stanley

The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners met Nov. 20, approving a pair of economic development incentive packages and a transportation grant application. They also decided to rename the big county building at 35 Woodfin Street in downtown Asheville after Vice Chair Bill Stanley, who’s retiring after serving for 24 years on the board.

Commissioners delay Parkside action; Ramsey, Stanley received donations from developer

After a closed session July 25, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners decided to delay acting on reacquiring the Parkside land until after Aug. 25, when a summary judgment in a lawsuit by George Pack’s heirs is expected. Also, campaign-finance records reveal that Parkside developer Stewart Coleman and his employees have donated $1,500 to the […]

Commissioners delay Parkside action; Stanley, Ramsey received $2,100 from developer-attachment0

Commissioners delay Parkside action; Stanley, Ramsey received $2,100 from developer

After a closed session earlier today, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners decided to delay acting on reacquiring the Parkside land until after Aug. 25, when a summary judgment in a lawsuit by George Pack’s heirs is expected. Also, election records reveal that Parkside developer Stewart Coleman and his employees have donated $1,500 to the re-election campaign of commissioner Bill Stanley and $600 to that of Chairman Nathan Ramsey, who have both defended the controversial project.