Asheville City Council to skip community meet-and-greet, vote on city manager Oct. 17

While city spokesperson Polly McDaniel had previously wrote, in a Sept. 11 email to Xpress, that “We expect there will be an opportunity for the public to meet the finalists,” no such community meet-and-greet is scheduled before Council’s planned vote on the manager on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 4 p.m. in council chambers on the second floor of City Hall.

County could curtail policy that yielded $353,000 for Greene

According to a spreadsheet showing annual leave payments to county employees from the beginning of fiscal year 2007 through March 31, 2018, former County Manager Wanda Greene benefited more than any other employee from the county’s annual leave sale policy. Commissioners will consider setting a yearly limit on the number of sellable hours during their meeting on Oct. 16.