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.
Philip Lenowitz, Chair (representing 28804 zip code)
Barber Melton(representing 28805 zip code)
Jackson Tierney (representing at-large)
Kenneth (Ken) Miller(representing 28806 or 28728 zip code)
Pat Deck (representing at-large)
Billie Harper Buie (representing at-large)
Spencer E. Hardaway
(representing 28803 or 28704 zip code)
Mike Wasmer (representing at-large)
Joseph Fioccola (representing 28801 zip code)
REPORTS AND MEETING MINUTES
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.