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 Civic Center.


Regular Scheduled Meetings

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

2020 tentative meeting schedule and base agendas

Notice: none at this time.



 Member Contact: Chair Corey Atkins (Chairman), Eric Burns, Yvonne Cook-Riley, Greg Duff, Kimberly Hunter, Bill Jones,  Thomas Van Slambrouck, and Kyle Smith

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)


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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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