Sustainability Advisory Committee

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

Regular Scheduled Meetings

The current meeting schedule is the third Wednesday of every other month at 3:30 p.m.. The Committee voted to meet remotely through 2023 unless noticed otherwise. The normal length of the meeting is two hours. Meeting materials are posted on this web page two days prior to the meeting.

Special Meeting Notice: The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. This meeting will take place in person at the Park Pavilion across from 135 Boulder Creek Way, Asheville, NC 28805. The public is welcome to attend and public comment will be accessed by the following means:

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

Remote meetings can access by the public by any of the following means:

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

For current openings and application visit the Boards and Commissions page.


Agendas and 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
February 21, 2023 Agenda February 21, 2023 Documents
January 18, 2023 Agenda January 18, 2023 Documents
November 16, 2022 Agenda November 16, 2022 Documents
September 21, 2022 Agenda September 21, 2022 Documents
July 20, 2022 Agenda July 20, 2022 Documents
May 18, 2022 Agenda May 18, 2022 Documents
March 16, 2022 Agenda March 16, 2022 Documents
January 19, 2022 Agenda January 19, 2022 Documents


Contact Information


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