Post Tagged with: "Debra Campbell"

Protesters demanding an overhaul of the Asheville Police Department's budget took to the streets Thursday night not long after Asheville City Council voted to approve a new budget that allocates spending for three months as Council, staff and residents work on new plan for a police budget./ photo by Brooke Randle

Asheville city budget with limited funding clears City Council in 5-2 vote

By adopting a spending plan that only allocates money through September, tremendous remains on city staff to overhaul the Asheville Police Department and its $30 million budget.

by July 31, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council to establish Community Reparations Commission, reassess police investigation

Asheville City Council to establish Community Reparations Commission, reassess police investigation

Asheville City Council voted to table a nearly $83,000 contract with a consulting firm that would investigate the actions of the Asheville Police Department during protests in early June.

by July 22, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
A group of protesters stands by their "Defund The Police" mural on Spruce Street on Monday morning, June 22. The activists said that in the early morning hours, a group of armed counter-protesters showed up and tried to intimidate them and paint over their yellow-lettered message with blue paint. A city of Asheville crew arrived later Monday to wash away the mural./ photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville City Council to consider ban on tear gas; reviews open-carry gun laws 

The review of open-carry gun laws and their enforcement comes following a clash Monday between a group of protesters and counter-protesters who faced off over a “Defund the Police” mural painted on a city street.

by June 24, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Police Department Chief David Zack at a downtown Asheville protest on June 6./ Photo courtesy of Zach Greenwald

Asheville police chief announces investigation, department restructuring, following protests

Two Asheville City Council members separately requested that City Manager Debra Campbell facilitate an investigation into the Asheville Police Department and its officers’ actions during the protests.

by June 11, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville city budget takes hit from coronavirus crisis

Asheville city budget takes hit from coronavirus crisis

City officials currently have no plans to lay off or furlough city staff during the coronavirus crisis.

by April 17, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville police chief set to resign after two months on the job

Asheville police chief set to resign after two months on the job

The city of Asheville plans to contract with Robert C. White, a retired former police chief, to serve in the interim.

by September 11, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville water line breaks continue to affect homes, businesses; city officials apologize for communication breakdown

Asheville water line breaks continue to affect homes, businesses; city officials apologize for communication breakdown

City officials said Tuesday that the issue of discolored water in its system should be resolved by Friday.

by April 2, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Asheville City Council prepared to hire Campbell as new city manager

Word on the street: Asheville City Council prepared to hire Campbell as new city manager

Asheville City Council has announced that it plans to meet on Wednesday to execute a contract to hire a new city manager.

by October 16, 2018 1 comment Asheville News