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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)
    • Governance Committee – City Council (Chair)
    • Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
    • Housing Authority (Alternate)
    • Metropolitan Sewerage District Board (Member)
    • African American Heritage Commission (liaison)
    • Economic Development Coalition (member)

    Mayor Manheimer contact information:

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



     


      Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler

    Councilwoman Gwen Wisler

    Councilwoman Gwen Wisler was elected to the Asheville City Council in 2013 and elected as Vice Mayor in 2015.

    Councilwoman Wisler serves on the following:

    • Boards and Commissions City Council Committee (chair)
    • Finance City Council Committee (chair)
    • Planning and Economic Development City Council Committee (chair)
    • Governance City Council Committee (member)
    • Housing and Community Development City Council Committee (member)
    • Asheville City Board of Education (liaison)
    • Civil Service Board (Liaison)
    • French Broad River MPO (member)
    • HUB Community Economic Development Alliance Board (member)
    • Land-of-Sky Regional Council Board (member)
    • Multimodal Transportation Commission (liaison)
    • Noise Ordinance Appeals Board (liaison)
    • Police Officers and Firefighters Disability Review Board (Chair)

    Councilwoman Wisler contact information:

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


     

        Councilman Cecil Bothwell

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

    Councilman Bothwell serves on the following:

    • Public Safety City Council Committee (chair)
    • Finance City Council Committee (member)
    • Airport Authority (liaison)
    • French Board Metropolitan Planning Organization (alternate)
    • Riverfront Redevelopment Commission (member)
    • Tree Commission (Liaison)

    Councilman Bothwell contact information:

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


     


      Councilman Brian Haynes

    Councilman Brian Haynes was elected to the Asheville City Council in 2015.

    Councilman Haynes serves on the following:

    • Public Safety City Council Committee (member)
    • Planning and Economic Development City Council Committee (member)
    • Civic Center Commission (liaison)
    • Downtown Commission (liaison)
    • Firemen's Relief Fund (liaison)
    • Public Art and Cultural Commission (liaison)

    Councilman Haynes Contact Information: 

    Address: 40 Roberts Street, Asheville, NC 28801
    Phone: (828) 619-1776
    Email: brianhaynes@avlcouncil.com


      
        Councilwoman Julie Mayfield

    Councilwoman Julie Mayfield was elected to Asheville City Council in 2015.

    Councilwoman Mayfield serves on the following:

    • Public Safety City Council Committee (member)
    • Finance City Council Committee (member)
    • Housing and Community Development City Council Committee (member)
    • Affordable Housing Advisory Commission (liaison)
    • French Broad Metropolitan Planning Organization (member)
    • Historic Resources Commission (liaison)
    • Housing Authority (liaison)
    • HUB Community Economic Development Alliance (alternate)
    • Planning and Zoning Commission (liaison)
    • Soil Erosion/Stormwater Review Committee (liaison)
    • Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy and the Environment (liaison)
    • Tourism Development Authority (ex-officio, non-voting member)
    • WNC Regional Air Quality Agency Board (liaison)

    Councilwoman Mayfield's contact information: 

    Address: 109 Estes Court, Asheville, NC 28806
    Phone: (828) 271-4544
    E-mail: juliemayfield@avlcouncil.com


     
        Councilman Gordon Smith

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

    Councilman Smith serves on the following:

    • Boards and Commissions City Council Committee (member)
    • Housing and Community Development City Council Committee (chair)
    • Planning and Economic Development City Council Committee (member)
    • ABC Board (Liaison)
    • Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance Committee (Member)
    • Asheville Regional Housing Consortium Board (Chair)
    • Board of Electrical Examiners (liaison)
    • Community Action Opportunities (liaison)
    • Crimestoppers (liaison)
    • Eagle Market Street Board (liaison)
    • Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee (liaison)
    • Neighborhood Advisory Committee (liaison)
    • Sports Commission (member)

    Councilman Smith contact information:

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


     

      Councilman Keith Young

    Councilman Keith Young was elected to the Asheville City Council in 2015.

    Councilman Young serves on the following:

    • Boards and Commissions City Council Committee (member)
    • Governance City Council Committee (member)
    • Board of Adjustment (liaison)
    • Citizen Police Advisory Committee  (liaison)
    • Community Relations Council (member)
    • Recreation Board (liaison)

    Councilman Young's contact information:

    Mail: 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Asheville, NC 28801
    Phone: (828) 407-1181
    E-mail: keithyoung@avlcouncil.com


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    ASHEVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS

    Meetings of Asheville City Council are televised live on the Asheville City Channel at the time of the meeting, typically the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:00 PM.

    NOTE:  The Asheville City Channel is on Charter Cable channel 193 and on AT&T U-Verse channel 99.

    On-Demand Recordings of current-year City Council meetings are available for viewing online here. To view meetings that aired before January 2011, please direct email requests to Community Relations.

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