Sustainability Advisory Committee

The Sustainability Advisory Committee (SAC) is responsible for developing and recommending policies to support initiatives such as sustainable energy, waste reduction, sustainable economic development, and land use planning. The committee consists of nine Asheville City residents who are appointed by City Council. The term of office is three years.

Regular Scheduled Meetings

The meeting is currently scheduled for the third Wednesday of every other month at 3:30 p.m. The Committee will meet in person through 2024 unless noticed otherwise. The meeting normally lasts two hours. Meeting materials are posted on this web page two days prior to the meeting.

Meeting Notice: The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 3:30 p.m

The meeting will be held in person in the first floor conference room of City Hall at 70 Court Plaza.

Meetings can be accessed by the public by any of the following means:

To submit a comment:

  • Submit a voicemail comment by calling 855-925-2801, then entering code 8071 (closes at 5:00 p.m. the day before the meeting)
  • Submit a written comment by sending an email to (closes at 5:00 p.m. the day before the meeting)
  • Submit comments in person during public comment

Have an issue with participating in a board or commission meeting, in person or virtually? Use this form to let us know!

NOTE: Voicemail and written comments submitted before 5:00 p.m. the day before the meeting will be provided to the Committee members prior to the meeting. 


Member contact:  Tim Ormond (Chair),  Steve Baron (Vice Chair), Michael Totten, Sophie Mullinax, Ashley Case, Joel Osgood, Alisha Goldstein, Christy Hurlburt, Justin Young

For current Board and Commission openings and applications visit the Boards and Commissions page.

View current members and board composition requirements here


Agendas and Documents



July 17, 2024 Agenda
July 17, 2024 Documents
May 15, 2024 Agenda May 15, 2024 Documents
March 20, 2024 Agenda March 20, 2024 Documents
January 17, 2024 Agenda January 17, 2024 Documents
November 15, 2023 Agenda November 15, 2023 Documents
October 12, 2023 Agenda October 12, 2023 Documents
September 20, 2023 Agenda September 20, 2023 Documents
May 17, 2023 Agenda May 17, 2023 Documents
March 15, 2023 Agenda March 15, 2023 Documents


Contact Information


For archived materials please contact Bridget Herring at 828-259-5558.