Press Release from Buncombe County Government: Flooding Can Present a Public Health Risk for Residents and Businesses

Flooding Can Present a Public Health Risk for Residents and Businesses   For Immediate Release HHS Media Coordinator [email protected] or 828.775.1321 May 31, 2018 Buncombe County, N.C. – Flooding and standing water can expose the public to infectious diseases, chemical hazards and injuries both during and after a weather event. Buncombe County Health and Human …

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Water System Development Fees

Article 8 of Chapter 162A entitled “System Development Fees” was enacted and signed into law on July 20, 2017, with an effective date of October 1, 2017. This new law provides clear authority for municipalities, and others, to charge water/sewer system development fees as long as procedures and conditions are complied with before July 1, …

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Town issues response to Buncombe County Commissioners joint statement regarding racial bias and excessive use of force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Weaverville, April 9, 2018 – The Town Manager and Police Chief, with the endorsement of Mayor Al Root, release this response to Buncombe County Commissioners’ Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, Al Whitesides and Ellen Frost joint statement regarding racial bias and police use of force. Town leaders were taken aback by the inclusion of our Town …

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