ARPA Funds Balance Asheville Budget

As is to be expected, public comment on the City of Asheville's FY2022-2023 budget showed little fiscal restraint. People came ready to ask for more, but now Councilwoman Kim Roney has joined Councilwoman Gwen Wisler in realizing funding is finite.

A “Blessing” That’s Also a Part of a Curse

American Rescue Plan Act’s (ARPA) funds Woodfin $2.14 million over two years. This infusion is helping the town fund a 17% budget increase.

Town Set to Increase Budget By $1.36M, No Tax Increase

The Town of Woodfin will be increasing it annual budget by 17 percent with the help of funds from the American Rescue Plan Act.

Commissioners Puzzle Over Gov. Funds

The Buncombe County Commissioners flexed their powers to spend federal money on affordable housing and Pre-K, local taxpayer dollars on an aggressive bond program for affordable housing & green spaces, as well as tourists' dollars on basic government services.