Despite the snow, Asheville City Council met Jan. 28, wrapping up its business in an extraordinarily short 19-minute session. With a small agenda, Council passed new lighting and zoning records rules.
While the continuing struggle over the fate of the city of Asheville’s water system was the evening’s main issue, Asheville City Council had plenty of other topics to tackle at last night’s session.
I applaud the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners’ leadership in their efforts to reduce light pollution. Unfortunately, I live in the city, where my neighbors and I have real issues with the new LED streetlights the city has been installing this past year. They do save energy, but the city appears to have purchased the […]
Here’s a list of highlights from the Jan. 17 meeting of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, which included the passage of a new outdoor lighting ordinance.
(Photos by Bill Rhodes)
Among other items on the Jan. 17 meeting agenda, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will consider an outdoor-lighting ordinance to minimize light pollution, improve energy efficiency and maintain public safety.
At its Jan. 17 meeting, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will consider an outdoor-lighting ordinance to minimize light pollution, improve energy efficiency and maintain public safety.
If you’ve been disturbed by someone else’s light shining where it’s supposed to be dark—a neighbor whose dawn-to-dusk flood light is aimed at your bedroom window, for instance—now’s a good time to weigh in on the process by which such lights are regulated in Buncombe County. The County Board of Commissioners will take up the issue on January 17.