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 […]

Celebrate National Tourism Week

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North Carolina Welcome Center, I-40 West Waynesville, North Carolina National Tourism Day May 7, 2014 10:30 am – 2:00 pm You are invited to celebrate our National Tourism Day at the I-40 North Carolina Welcome Center on Wednesday May 7, 2014, 10:30am until 2pm.  The center is located on Interstate 40 at the 10.5 mile […]

West Asheville onHaywood.com Map Advertising 2014-2015 Edition

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Deadline for inclusion April 28, 2014. The onHaywood.com West Asheville printed map focuses on the Haywood Road area of West Asheville with advertising business locations indicated on the map along with a directory listing by category. This is the 10th Anniversary of the onHaywood.com West Asheville map and we are excited to see the area continue to […]

City of Asheville Public Safety Committee Considers Graffiti Ordinances

The Public Safety Committee recommends public safety policy direction in the areas of police, fire, EMS, emergency management services, illegal use and possession of narcotic and drugs, and other issues of public safety within the City of Asheville. Minutes from their meetings can be found on the City website: http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Departments/CityClerk/CouncilCommittees/PublicSafetyCommittee.aspx At their March meeting the Public […]