Civic Center Commission


The Civic Center Commission consists of nine voting members; seven voting members shall be appointed by the City Council and two voting members shall be appointed by the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners. The term of office is three years. The Commission reviews and makes recommendations on programming goals and objectives; long-range plans; proposals for changes in the fees and charges; and encourages promotion of sports, recreation, entertainment, and cultural events and activities at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville, formerly known as the U.S. Cellular Center Asheville and the Asheville Civic Center.

Venue Address: 87 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC * 28801

 


Regular Scheduled Meetings

The commission meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 8:00 a.m, in the Banquet Hall at the Harrah’s Cherokee Cherokee Center – Asheville. The normal length of the meeting is two hours.

2020 tentative meeting schedule and base agendas

Notice: Due to current county COVID-19 regulations, meetings will be conducted virtually in the short term. More information to be announced soon.

 


Members

Member Contact: Chair Corey Atkins (Chairman), Eric Burns, Yvonne Cook-Riley, Greg Duff, Bill Jones, John Ellis, Mukunda Pacifici, Nicole Lee, and Shay Brown.

Staff and Partner Liaisons: Chris Corl (General Manager), Sam Powers (Community & Economic Development Director, City of Asheville), Demp Brad Bradford (President, Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission), and Dianna Pierce (Vice President of Sales, Explore Asheville CVB)

Venue Information: Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville

For additional information please call 828-259-5433

 


Contact Information

For more information on the Civic Center Commission contact Christopher Corl 

 


Updated 02/05/2020


 

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