ASHEVILLE AREA RIVERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
The Asheville Area Riverfront Redevelopment Commission consists of 14 members - 2 members appointed by the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, with one being a County Commissioner; 4 members appointed by City Council, with one being a City Council member; 2 members appointed by the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce; 2 members appointed by RiverLink; 2 members appointed by the Council of Independent Business Owners; 1 member appointed by the Woodfin Town of Aldermen; and the Chairperson of the River District Design Review Committee. Each appointing body shall ensure that at least one half of their appointees are an owner of real property or an owner of a business in the Regional Riverfront. The Town of Woodfin, having only 1 appointee, is exempted from the ownership requirement.
The Commission shall (1) recommend to the City and County an overall policy for the continued development and sustainability of the regional riverfront; (2) provide recommendations to the City and County for effective management of the public resources for the districts; (3) actively pursue and assist private sector investment in the districts; and (4) cooperate with, evaluate and represent the recommendations of other organizations, including, but not limited to, property owners, merchants, residents, businesses, tenants, non-profits, institutions and other members of the riverfront and regional riverfront district communities.
The Commission meets at 4:00 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month in the Chamber of Commerce Board Room at 36 Montford Avenue.
Chairman: Pattiy Torno
Staff Liaison: Stephanie Monson, Urban Planner
Adopted Resolution and City Ordinance
Annual Report 2011
Annual Report 2012
Notes - Commission Retreat 2012
For more information on City of Asheville riverfront redevelopment efforts, visit this page.