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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Asheville City Council to hold Jan. 26 work session on affordable housing prior to regular remote meeting

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Asheville Mayor recognizes frontline and onsite City employees with proclamation

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

For safety and to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, Asheville City Council meetings will remain virtual at this time. That includes the 5 p.m. Jan. 12 City Council meeting.  Here’s what you need to know to watch/listen and/or to participate in the Council meeting. This meeting can be accessed through the City’s Virtual Engagement Hub.