Neighborhood Advisory Committee


The Committee consists of nine members, all appointed by City Council, with representation from specific community sectors.  Members shall be residents of the City or the City’s extra-territorial zoning jurisdiction, and shall reflect the socio-economic diversity of Asheville.  The term of office is three years.

The Committee was established to advise the City Council on neighborhoods within the City of Asheville’s zoning and planning jurisdiction.  The Committee shall have the following powers and duties:

  1. Develop rules and by-laws for the conduct of its business, including but not limited to meeting schedules, officers, voting, sub-committees;
  2. Develop a plan to strengthen neighborhood identity and resilience, and to facilitate communication and cooperation between Asheville’s neighborhoods and City offices;
  3. Develop benchmarks and standards by which progress towards implementing the plan can be measured; and
  4. Work on special projects that are consistent with the goals of the committee, as assigned or directed by City Council.

 


Neighborhood Hero Award

 

Neighborhood Hero Award for 2019 will be honored at an upcoming City Council meeting in May.  More details as soon as the date is confirmed.  Thanks for the nominations received!

Our 2018 Neighborhood Hero Award winner was Sophie Dixon, President of the Shiloh Community Association.  Ms. Dixon was recognized at the regular meeting of City Council on May 28 for her contributions to her community.  Read more about Sophie Dixon and her work in the Shiloh Community and the Neighborhood Hero Award on Asheville City Source.

 


Regular Scheduled Meetings

The Committee meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the First Floor Conference Room, Asheville City Hall, 70 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC unless otherwise noted.  Check the agenda for the meeting details.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

  • March 23 (Cancelled)
  • April 27
  • May 18 (due to Memorial Day Holiday)
  • June Retreat – Date and time pending

 


Members

 

Member contact representing 28805 zip code: Barber Melton (Chair).

Member contact representing at-large:  Cissy Dendy (Vice-Chair), Bobbette Mays, Greta Bush, Mike Wasmer

Member contact representing 28801 zip code: Joseph  Fioccola (Recording Secretary).

Member contact representing 28804 zip code: Philip Lenowitz.

Member contact representing 28806 or 28728 zip codes: Anna Sexton.

Member contact representing 28803 or 28704 zip codesSpencer E. Hardaway.

 

Meetings Agendas and Documents

Date
Agenda_Link_Title
Agenda_Link
Documents_Link_Title
Documents_Link
2019/01/28 01/28/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1adqen344asjL1QB-mKqfn2jXAB4SHAO0 01/28/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1hILV7TWKJh9hSRSB9op75wLQytidXHlP
2019/02/25 02/25/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1wdKW9hQwTcxay93OSDxVqmpTQaRKk_9f 02/25/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1K4Bx1jTB6ZWovso-n-YCecZ3YyAvNJIu
2019/03/25 03/25/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_3WU8w0Igte7nXaMfVcUYLv_psc950_h 03/25/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1xQV0Mkz_rkJNjjdE43-7dyOFYDOEJo_N
2019/04/22 04/22/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rP66eGtZEtXYI6quTRnHhfmMbo9MbccQ 04/22/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Z5ImxLFYDHjS2QCDDJMLZoeHq-P3zRgr
2019/06/27 06/27/2019 Retreat Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1EbliKf6STS0eAGUJsDf1NxVh4JJOAmld 06/27/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ZHbCDPPNP7GEIGDQElojZc91MihnCf0I
2019/07/22 07/22/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1psNU-r1dtqM55WDaJEIZoMp3jHbM5PwP 07/22/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=14T8kdFZThc9yF0vIAWc9pSQwbCTHWr2s
2019/08/26 08/26/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1FgaApy7sg9vQjCBoJi178S-7H-tuAODu 08/26/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1MFIVtH9EFU9qEpz2Vk-O9Iw0iDg292Ol
2019/09/23 09/23/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1M831SiZ6thtK-tF602d86vV9QECPLx9g 09/23/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1m2i_BAD1HX8EIDJSotcguYvlGhnk-Uwa
2019/10/28 10/28/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1xr40idLiBKqTr8xZ7lD-dnt2sO3fkfVy 10/28/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ISjRTdnwSXvalR8fkvbfVLxU2fSccPUB
2019/11/18 11/18/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1KoMgTxAMLroE8MiGC1C8O_gjwep20W1D 11/18/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1DRasuYb6ixTUXVgM26RnSh9a3vWluQGh
2019/12/16 12/16/2019 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Vu5qo-NU6GdM4PCcO4stGUvAb7TTCOx6 12/16/2019 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1KOcXy4T2MKER2qLIIjEf1iQQKRP9z5Yw
2020/01/27 01/27/2020 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ho6DZKWN4ulZMfRu2R-aKCXxBIEB_hy9 01/27/2020 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1keO0eliGhiP0-NwpZvF6Z4NN7uTQyP0P
2020/02/24 02/24/2020 Agenda https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cEEW_ZwLnq5gxwi53AEB_0DRLprXxvCA 02/24/2020 Documents https://drive.google.com/open?id=1qRGHhCGO5slzLu-LZLY43hvp1D1apfiU
2020/03/23 CANCELLED

 


Review and Resource Documents

 

Plans are developed through extensive community engagement processes, and implementation is considered on an annual basis through the city’s budgetary and business planning cycle. Visit Communication and Public Engagements to review The City Plans.

 

Committee Reports

2015 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

Goals for 2017-2018

Goals for 2018-2019

Goals for 2019-2020

 


Contact Information

 

Brenda Mills, Neighborhood and Community Engagement Manager

828-259-5506

 


 


Updated 03/16/2020