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Overlook Project Update

We received word that the developer has submitted an application for a 98 home subdivision on Overlook Road on the parcel where he had initially proposed a 480+ bedroom apartment complex.  The site plans show the development having three cul-de-sacs essentially taking up the entire 25 acre parcel with two entrances onto Overlook Road – […]
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Overlook Update from Town Hall

Overlook Update and Next Steps We have a couple of important updates and next steps. First, we received word late yesterday that the developer is withdrawing his application for the development. This means that the July 12th Board of Adjustment hearing on the proposed project is cancelled. While this is good news, it’s possible that […]
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Resident Town Hall June 21st at 7pm

We are holding a resident town hall on Wednesday, June 21st at 7pm at the Skyland Fire Department to update you on the proposed Overlook development and to give you an opportunity to ask questions and share concerns. The developer will not be attending this meeting. A group of HOA presidents met with the developer’s […]
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HEARING POSTPONED

The attorney for the developer, Derek Allen, contacted me today to inform us that the hearing on the proposed Overlook development is POSTPONED until Wednesday, July 12th at noon. He said that the developer wanted time to meet with residents about the proposal. The HOA Board presidents of communities along Overlook Road are in the […]
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Proposed Gerber Road Development

I was recently contacted by James Wilson of Pulliam Properties who is looking to place a self-storage unit with a retail/office component on the land for sale on Gerber Road between Hendersonville and Sweeten Creek Roads.  This development would require a zoning change.  He is holding a town hall meeting on Monday, April 24th at […]
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Comprehensive Plan Meeting on Dec. 7 in S. Avl.

Are you a South Asheville resident interested in how development may impact our community?  The City of Asheville is holding a public workshop on the development of the City’s Comprehensive Plan on December 7, 2016, at the South Buncombe Library (Skyland Library for those of you who have lived here for a while) at 260 […]
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County Commission Election Results and Board Vacancy

On Tuesday November 8th, voters elected several Buncombe County Commissioners.  For Chair, current District 1 Commissioner Brownie Newman (D) defeated Chuck Archerd (R) 73,801 to 58,070.  In District 3, incumbent Joe Belcher (R) defeated Ed Hay (D) 22,714 to 17,731 and Robert Pressley (R) defeated David King (D) 22,940 to 17,510.  In District 1, Jasmine Beach-Ferrara […]
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Early Voting Info for South Asheville

“South Asheville doesn’t vote.”  I heard that over and over again during the last year.  That’s the perception around here and it’s about time that we changed it. Early voting continues this week through Saturday, November 5th in Buncombe County.  The hours are 10am to 6pm Monday – Friday and 8am – 1pm on Saturday. […]
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