African American Heritage Commission


The City-County African American Heritage Commission consists of nine members. Three of those members are appointed by the Asheville City Council, three are appointed by the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, and three are appointed by the six appointed members.

The Commission is to advise the City Council and County Commissioners about the preservation, interpretation, and promotion of African American arts, history and culture.


Regular Scheduled Meetings

The African American Heritage Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the first floor Conference Room of City Hall.


Members

Member contact: Lynn Smith (Chair)

DeWayne Barton (Vice Chair)

 

For current openings and application visit: Asheville Boards and Commission page.

Meetings Agendas and Documents


Date
Agenda Documents
2020/03/12 03/12/2020 Agenda 03/12/2020 Documents
2020/02/13 02/13/2020 Agenda 02/13/2020 Documents
2020/01/09 01/09/2020 Agenda 01/09/2020 Documents
2019/11/14 11/14/2019 Agenda 11/14/2019 Documents
2019/10/10 10/10/2019 Agenda 10/10/2019 Documents
2019/09/12 09/12/2019 Agenda 09/12/2019 Documents
2019/08/08 08/08/2019 Agenda 08/08/2019 Documents
2019/07/20 07/20/2019 Agenda 07/20/2019 Documents
2019/07/11 07/11/2019 Agenda 07/11/2019 Documents
2019/05/09 05/09/2019 Agenda 05/09/2019 Documents
2019/04/11 04/11/2019 Agenda 04/11/2019 Documents
2019/02/14 02/14/2019 Agenda 02/14/2019 Documents
2019/02/10 01/10/2019 Agenda 01/10/2019 Documents


Updated 10/22/2019

 


 

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African American Heritage Commission News

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Asheville City Council continues remote meetings and here’s how you can participate

    Top priority is the safety of our community and to minimize the spread of COVID-19 while conducting City business   The May 26 Asheville City Council meeting will be held remotely. Due to the locally declared State of Emergency and the State Phase 2 Safer at Home order, there will be no public attendance at [...]

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Asheville City Council meeting to be held remotely and here’s how you can participate

    Top priority is the safety of our community and to minimize the spread of COVID-19 while conducting City business   The May 12 Asheville City Council meeting and budget work session will be held remotely. Due to the locally declared State of Emergency and Stay Safe, Stay Home order, there will be no public attendance at these meetings. [...]

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Asheville City Council to hold called meeting April 28

    Asheville City Council will hold a special called meeting at 5 p.m. April 28 to consider a resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for and receive funds from Federal Emergency Management Agency funding to recover costs  associated with the COVID-19 pandemic event and to designate the applicant agents.  You can find related documents