City Council action agenda from 9-27-22 meeting

Press release from city of Asheville:

The action agenda is intended to provide the reader with an overview of the council meeting and any decisions that were made. For detailed information on this meeting, please either view the video of the meeting or the minutes of the meeting – both which can be found at This agenda does not provide action on ceremonial or non-substantive matters. THIS ACTION AGENDA IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. Authority to carry out actions related to any council decision should be obtained through normal departmental procedure.

Please call the City Clerk’s Office at 259-5601 if you have any questions.

Present: Mayor Esther E. Manheimer, Presiding; Vice-Mayor Sheneika Smith; Councilwoman Sandra Kilgore; Councilwoman S. Antanette Mosley; Councilwoman Kim Roney; Councilwoman Sage Turner; Councilwoman Gwen C. Wisler; City Manager Debra Campbell; City Attorney Brad Branham; and City Clerk Magdalen Burleson


Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Environmental Testing Solutions for the Free Lead Testing Program Analysis Project to provide lead analysis. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an interlocal agreement with Buncombe County to study the feasibility of installing solar on North Fork Reservoir and Lake Julian. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Appalachian Paving and Concrete Inc. for the Fiscal Year 2023 Utility Cut Concrete Repair Project. Adopted Unanimously

Budget amendment to appropriate $264,000 in the Special Revenue Fund for the purpose of multimodal transportation planning for the East Patton Corridor. Adopted Unanimously

Resolutions authorizing the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages and/or unfortified wine at the following events: Adopted Unanimously

  1. Asheville Veganfest on October 16, 2022
  2. Surreal Sirkus Arts Festival on October 29, 2022

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an addendum to the Axon Enterprise Inc. contract for the Body Worn Camera/Taser Program for licensing omitted in the original contract. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Miller 3 Consulting Inc. for consulting services to complete the Fiscal Year 2022-23 Disparity Study. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to convey a road and drainage easement to the N.C. Dept. of Transportation for the construction of road and drainage improvements along Mills Gap Road near the water tank. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign and submit the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Federal Fiscal Year 2022 Continuum of Care Consolidated Application on behalf of the NC-501 Asheville-Buncombe Continuum of Care, and to sign and submit the City of Asheville’s Planning and Homeless Management Information System grant applications, and accept any funds awarded. Adopted Unanimously

Resolution approving in principle the issuance by the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville of up to $20,000,000 of multifamily housing revenue bonds for the acquisition
and rehabilitation of Battery Park Apartments. Adopted Unanimously

Buncombe County Bond Program. Heard Report

Manager’s Report – Noise Ordinance Update. Heard Report

Resolution granting a Housing Trust Fund loan to Volunteers of America for 54 new apartment units and rehabilitate 50 affordable existing units for seniors at 650 Caribou Road. Adopted Unanimously

Public hearing to consider the conditional zoning of 650 Caribou Road from RM-8 Residential Multi-Family Medium Density District to Residential Expansion/Conditional Zone.Adopted Unanimously

Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an Interlocal Agreement with the Asheville City Board of Education for maintenance of donated playground equipment at
Jones Park. Adopted Unanimously

Motion to approve the Water Resource Department’s 10-Year Capital Improvement schedule. Adopted Unanimously

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