Editor’s note: The issues of density, zoning, Smart Growth and quality of life in the city of Asheville continue to generate interest and concern among Mountain Xpress readers. Recent letters to the editor on the topics have generated multiple comments and new letters, along with a lively thread on the Facebook group Asheville Politics, which […]
In a rather out-of-the-ordinary Nov. 5 Buncombe County Board of Commissioners meeting, members of the board voted and came to unanimous decisions on matters of transportation, rezoning and a resolution for the Smoky Mountain LME board of representatives.
At the Nov. 5 Buncombe County Board of Commissioners meeting, the board will tackle a rezoning, grants for the Mountain Mobility transportation program, and changing the rules for a local mental health authority.
Despite two objections from the public on two separate matters, members of Asheville City Council unanimously passed all resolutions and rezoning requests that were on the Oct. 23 meeting agenda. These are the highlights from the meeting.
At tonight’s Oct. 23 meeting, Asheville City Council will consider two rezoning requests about two very different things — a private school and a bicycle taxi service — and hear a request that $300,000 be released early for the Eagle Market Place project.
Asheville City Council members approved extending city water to residents near the contaminated former CTS of Asheville site at their Sept. 25 meeting.
If the agenda for tonight’s Asheville City Council meeting is any indicator, things could move along quickly at City Hall. Council is expected to take up a conditional zoning request for a portion of a lot containing Trinity United Methodist Church at 587 Haywood Road in West Asheville, a resolution supporting the city being a co-applicant with the Asheville Housing Authority for a Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant, and a massive 19-item Consent Agenda
At their June 28 meeting, Asheville City Council members agreed to partner with Buncombe County in seeking options for a new community media project to replace the defunct WNC Community Media Center. Council also unanimously passed a request to rezone part of the property occupied by Sunny Point Cafe in West Asheville.