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    Neighborhood Advisory Committee

    The Committee consists of nine members, all appointed by City Council, with representation from specific community sectors.  Members shall be residents of the City or the City’s extra-territorial zoning jurisdiction, and shall reflect the socio-economic diversity of Asheville.  The term of office is three years. 

    The Committee was established to advise the City Council on neighborhoods within the City of Asheville’s zoning and planning jurisdiction.  The Committee shall have the following powers and duties: (1) Develop rules and by-laws for the conduct of its business, including but not limited to meeting schedules, officers, voting, sub-committees; (2) Develop a plan to strengthen neighborhood identity and resilience, and to facilitate communication and cooperation between Asheville’s neighborhoods and City offices; (3) Develop benchmarks and standards by which progress towards implementing the plan can be measured; and (4) Work on special projects that are consistent with the goals of the committee, as assigned or directed by Council. 

    The Committee meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Room A109 of the Public Works Building, located at 161 S. Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC.  The normal length of the meeting is 2 hours.

    Chair - Elaine Poovey -

    Neighborhood Volunteer of the Year Award

    The Neighborhood Advisory Committee is initiating a Volunteer of the Year Award to recognize and honor a city resident who has an exemplary record of volunteer service to neighborhoods. The individual will have demonstrated a significant and positive contribution toward the mission of your neighborhood association and/or commitment to strengthening city neighborhoods through volunteer time, talents and service.  

    To nominate a city resident for this award, please print and fill out this Nomination Form and return it to:
          Marsha Stickford, Neighborhood Coordinator
          (828) 259-5506

          P.O. Box 7148
         Asheville, N.C. 28802



      2015 Annual Report    
    Agenda   Approved Minutes Supporting Documents 
     January 23, 2017    
     January 9,  2017    
     2016 Festival of Neighborhoods    
     October 24, 2016  Minutes  
     September 26, 2016  Minutes  
     August  22, 2016  Minutes  2016-17 Annual Plan
     July 2016 - no meeting    
     June 27, 2016  Minutes  
     May 23, 2016  Minutes  
     April 25, 2016  Minutes  
     March 21, 2016  Minutes  
     February 22, 2016  Minutes

      2015 Annual Report                                          
      Staff Report - ADU Wording Amendment                      

     January 25, 2016  Meeting cancelled due to weather  
     January 11, 2016  Minutes  
     November  23, 2015  Minutes  
     October 26, 2015  Minutes  
     September 28, 2015  South Asheville Community meeting Minutes  Strengthening Neighborhood Organizational Development
     August 24, 2015  Minutes  2015-16  Neighborhood Advisory Committee Annual Plan 
     July 2015 - Meeting canceled.     
     June 22, 2015  Minutes  
     May 18, 2015   East  Asheville Community Meeting   
     April 27, 2015  Minutes  
     March 23, 2015  Minutes  
     February 23, 2015  Minutes  
     January 26, 2015  Minutes  
     January 12, 2015  Minutes  
     2014   Matrix of Neighborhood Concerns
     2014   Annual Report 2014
     2014   Final Neighborhood Advisory Committee Addendum 
     November 24, 2014  Minutes  
     October 27, 2014  Minutes  
     September 22, 2014  West Asheville Community Meeting  
     August 25, 2014 Minutes Neighborhood Advisory Committee - Vision Mission Goals


    Plans are developed through extensive community engagement processes, and implementation is considered on an annual basis through the city’s budgetary and business planning cycle.

    To see a list of City Plans, click HERE

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