Air Quality Agency


The Western North Carolina Air Quality Agency Board consists of 5 members, two are appointed by City Council and three are appointed by the Buncombe County Commissioners. The term of office is six years. The board is responsible for advising City Council and the Buncombe County Commissioners on matters related to the development of policies and plans to improve air quality.

In addition, the board shall:

  •  select the Director according to the merit system rules of the State Personnel Commission
  •  consult with the Director about problems relating to management of the Agency
  • perform the functions and responsibilities enumerated in N.C. Gen. Stat. sec. 143-215.112 (c) (1).

 


Regular Scheduled Meetings

For more information about the Western North Carolina Air Quality Agency Board including meeting schedule and updates, visit their website.

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Air Quality Agency News

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Asheville City Council meetings continue in-person at Harrah’s Cherokee Center and will be streamed live online

  Asheville City Council will continue meeting in person at 5 p.m. July 27 and August 24 at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville Banquet Hall, 87 Haywood St.   City Council will  also hold an in-person work session beginning at 2:30 p.m. July 27 on the American Rescue Plan Act summary plan. Public comment is not taken [...]

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City Hall First Floor Conference Room audiovisual upgrades create more inviting experience for guests and staff

  While City Boards and Commissions were meeting virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic, the First Floor North Conference Room in City Hall has received significant audiovisual upgrades.   Four large 86-inch flatscreen display screens for presentations have been added to the front and back of the room for ease of viewing, no matter which direction your seat is [...]

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City of Asheville to resume in-person board and commission meetings in August

    In anticipation of the lifting of the Governor’s State of Emergency due to Covid-19, the City of Asheville is preparing to return to in-person board and commission meetings. The State of Emergency is slated to be lifted July 30.   The City acted swiftly last year to find ways to continue serving the community by going to [...]