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    Mayor Esther E. Manheimer
    Mayor Esther E. Manheimer was elected to the Asheville City Council in 2009 and was elected Mayor in 2013. 

    Mayor Manheimer serves on the following:

    • HUB Community Economic Development Alliance Board (Member)
    • Land-of-Sky Regional Council Board (Member)
    • Governance Committee – City Council (Chair)
    • Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
    • Historic Resources Committee (Liaison)
    • Housing Authority (Alternate)
    • Metropolitan Sewerage District Board (Member)
    • Riverfront Redevelopment Commission (Member)

    Mayor Manheimer contact information:

    Mail: PO Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802
    Phone: 828-259-5600
    Email: esthermanheimer@avlcouncil.com



     


      Vice Mayor Marc Hunt

    Vice-Mayor Marc Hunt was elected to Asheville City Council in 2011 and was elected to serve as Vice Mayor in 2013.

    Vice-Mayor Hunt serves on the following:

    • Airport Authority (Liaison)
    • Board of Adjustment (Liaison)
    • Boards and Commissions Committee – City Council (Chair)
    • Community Action Opportunities (Liaison)
    • Eagle-Market Street Board of Directors (Alternate)
    • Economic Development Coalition of Asheville & Buncombe County (Member)
    • Finance Committee – City Council (Chair)
    • French Broad River MPO (Member)
    • Governance Committee – City Council (Member)
    • HUB Community Economic Development Alliance Board (Member)
    • Pack Place Board of Directors (Member)
    • Planning and Economic Development Committee – City Council (Chair)
    • Planning and Zoning Commission (Liaison)
    • Police Officers and Firefighters Disability Review Board (Chair)

    Vice-Mayor Hunt contact information:

    Mail: 55 Cambridge Road, Asheville, NC 28804
    Phone: (828) 273-2172
    Email: marchunt@avlcouncil.com


     

        Councilman Cecil Bothwell

    Councilman Cecil Bothwell was elected to the Asheville City Council in 2009.

    Councilman Bothwell serves on the following:

    • Housing Authority (Liaison)
    • Housing and Community Development Committee – City Council (Member)
    • Public Art and Cultural Commission (Liaison)
    • Public Safety Committee – City Council (Member)
    • Tree Commission (Liaison)
    • WNC Regional Air Quality Agency Board (Liaison)

    Councilman Bothwell contact information:

    Mail: 15 Lookout Road, Asheville, NC 28804 
    Phone: (828) 713-8840
    E-mail: cecil@braveulysses.com


     


      Councilman Jan Davis

    Councilman Jan Davis was elected to the Asheville City Council in 2003 and served as vice-mayor from 2007-2009.

    Councilman Davis serves on the following:

    • ABC Board (Liaison)
    • Boards & Commissions Committee – City Council (Member)
    • Civic Center Commission (Liaison)
    • Downtown Commission (Member)
    • Downtown Improvement District (Ex-Officio Voting Member)
    • French Broad River MPO (Member)
    • Planning and Economic Development Committee – City Council (Member)
    • Public Safety Committee – City Council (Chair)
    • Soil Erosion/Stormwater Review Committee (Liaison)
    • Asheville/Buncombe Sports Commission (Member)
    • Tourism Development Authority (Ex-Officio, Non-Voting Member)

    Councilman Davis contact information:

    Mail: 209 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
    Phone: (828) 253-5634
    Fax: (828) 253-8029
    E-mail: jandavis@avlcouncil.com
    Personal Web site: www.jandavistire.com


      
        Councilman  Chris Pelly

    Councilman Chris Pelly was elected to Asheville City Council in 2011.

    Councilman Pelly serves on the following:

    • Boards and Commissions Committee – City Council (Member)
    • Citizens-Police Advisory Committee (Ex-Officio, Non-Voting Member)
    • Crime-Stoppers (Liaison)
    • French Broad River MPO (Alternate)
    • Housing and Community Development Committee – City Council (Member)
    • Metropolitan Sewerage District Board (Member)
    • Neighborhood Advisory Committee (Liaison)
    • Public Safety Committee – City Council (Member)
    • Recreation Board (Liaison)

    Councilman Pelly contact information:

    Mail: 95 Cisco Road, Asheville, NC 28805
    Phone: (828) 231-3704
    Email: chrispelly@avlcouncil.com


     
        Councilman Gordon Smith

    Councilman Gordon Smith was elected to the Asheville City Council in 2009.

    Councilman Smith serves on the following:

    • Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (Liaison)
    • Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance Committee (Member)
    • Asheville Regional Housing Consortium Board (Chair)
    • Board of Electrical Examiners (Liaison)
    • Community Relations Council (Member – Voting)
    • Finance Committee – City Council (Member)
    • Governance Committee – City Council (Member)
    • Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee (Liaison)
    • Housing and Community Development Committee – City Council (Member)

    Councilman Smith contact information:

    Mail: 49 Euclid Blvd., Asheville, NC 28806
    Phone: (828) 279-2551
    E-mail: gordonsmith@avlcouncil.com


     

      Councilwoman Gwen Wisler

    Councilwoman Gwen Wisler was elected to the Asheville City Council in 2013.

    Councilwoman Wisler serves on the following:

    • Asheville City Board of Education (Liaison) 
    • Civil Service Board (Liaison)
    • Finance Committee (Member)
    • Firemen’s Local Relief Fund (Liaison)
    • French Broad River MPO (Alternate)
    • HUB Community Economic Development Alliance Board (Alternate)
    • Land-of-Sky Regional Council Board (Alternate)
    • Multimodal Transportation Commission (Liaison)
    • Noise Ordinance Appeals Board (Liaison)
    • Planning and Economic Development Committee (Member)
    • Sustainable Advisory Committee on Energy and the Environment (Liaison)
    • WNC Regional Air Quality Agency Board (Liaison)

    Councilwoman Wisler contact information:

    Mail: 104 Kimberly Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804
    Phone: 828-333-1767
    Email: gwenwisler@avlcouncil.com


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    ASHEVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS

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