Today, Sept. 14, Asheville City Council:
• Passed an ordinance that updates city policy on cell phone towers so that it conforms to state and federal laws;
• pushed back a decision on allowing a proposed US Cellular tower in the Beaverdam neighborhood to Oct. 26;
• passed a resolution authorizing $38,750 to be used towards a study that will look at the city’s water fees, and structure;
• passed a plan to use $250,000 to try to leverage about $3.5 million in funding for energy efficiency improvements;
• passed a Shiloh Community Plan that would establish a resource center in the neighborhood, as well as improve pedestrian access and fund grants for home improvements; and
• voted to reduce Historical Resource Commission from 14 members to 12.
See the entire aggregated feed of Xpress Senior Reporter David Forbes’ live Twitter-based coverage of tonight’s Asheville City Council meeting below.
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