Keeping Sidewalks Clear, Clean and Unobstructed

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At the recent Spring Clean Up Day volunteers commented on places where businesses were not keeping their sidewalks clear, clean and unobstructed. We thought that perhaps some of those businesses were unaware of their responsibilities and perhaps we all could use a reminder. Below is an excerpt from the City of Asheville Code of Ordinances, […]

Eliada Corn Maze Sponsorships Available

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Showcase your business and philanthropic commitment to over 20,000 attendees at Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze. Sponsorships are available and give exposure to your business for seven weeks from September 5, 2014 to October 26, 2014. Sponsors benefit from a comprehensive marketing plan including billboards, mail advertising, print ads, social media and much more. Sponsorships begin […]

City Requests for Bids & Proposals

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The City of Asheville posts info on services it is seeking bids and proposals for on their website at http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Departments/Purchasing/RequestsforBidsProposals.aspx. Prospective bidders may download a bid package or directions to obtain a bid package by clicking the bid document. Bids cannot be submitted online. All questions should be directed to the department identified in the bid […]

Dive into the City of Asheville budget with new online collaborative tool

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Reprinted from the City of Asheville’s blog: http://coablog.ashevillenc.gov The City of Asheville’s proposed budget is more accessible than ever thanks to a new tool developed in collaboration between the city and the volunteer group Code for Asheville. The tool, available at www.avlbudget.org offers an illustrated breakdown of how the city’s revenues and expenditures fit together and gives […]

Coexisting with Black Bears in Our Area

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Black Bear Specific Info/Resources Black bear sightings throughout North Carolina are becoming more common as the bear population increases and bears expand their home range. While black bears are not inherently dangerous and are rarely aggressive toward people, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises caution to reduce potential conflicts. Click here to learn more. Click here for […]

Race Sponsorships Available

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The 13th Annual Asheville Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk will be held on Thanksgiving morning, November 27, 2014. Last year’s Turkey Trot raised enough funds to provide 9,000 meals via Manna Foodbank! Walkers and runners of all ages are welcome and the expected attendance is about 2,000 people. If your business is interested in sponsoring the […]

Graffiti Ordinance Presented to City Council, April 22, 2014

Asheville City Council Agenda for April 22, 2014 includes: VI. NEW BUSINESS: A.         Ordinance amending Chapter 10 (Nuisances) of the Code of Ordinances by adding an article on the regulation of graffiti.  Documents Staff recommendations have been modified to reflect input from the community and property owners. Three key steps to combatting graffiti in our community have […]

City Calendar Online

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City Calendar The City’s Calendar hosts a list of events and meetings that are conducted through the City of Asheville. The list includes meetings scheduled for City of Asheville Boards and Commissions. View the calendar online http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Calendar.aspx BOARDS & COMMISSIONS MEETINGS Please note that City Council meetings and meetings of City Boards & Commissions are subject to schedule changes […]