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:
- Develop rules and by-laws for the conduct of its business, including but not limited to meeting schedules, officers, voting, sub-committees;
- Develop a plan to strengthen neighborhood identity and resilience, and to facilitate communication and cooperation between Asheville’s neighborhoods and City offices;
- Develop benchmarks and standards by which progress towards implementing the plan can be measured; and
- Work on special projects that are consistent with the goals of the committee, as assigned or directed by Council.
Neighborhood Recognition 2018
The Neighborhood Advisory Committee for Asheville (NAC) seeks submissions to recognize individuals or groups who have made a difference in their neighborhood during 2018. The recipients will be recognized at a regular meeting of Asheville City Council and be featured in the neighborhood news throughout the year. Complete the application form and return by January 31, 2019 to: Brenda Mills, Neighborhood and Community Engagement Manager.
Please feel free to call with questions. You can email, mail or drop off your submissions.
Regular Meeting Schedule
The Committee meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Room A109 of the Public Works Building, located at 161 S. Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC unless otherwise noted - please check agenda for meeting. The normal length of the meeting is 2 hours.
Notice: Fall/Winter Meeting Dates:
- December 17 (Rescheduled due to Christmas holiday) | 6:30-8:30 p.m., Public Works Building (Regular Meeting)
- January 28, 2019 | 6:30-8:30 p.m., NEW LOCATION - First Floor Conference Room, Asheville City Hall Building, 70 Court Plaza. Enter as normal, security guard on duty for meeting.
Cissie Dendy (representing at-large)
Billie Harper Buie (representing at-large)
Spencer E. Hardaway
(representing 28803 or 28704 zip code)
Mike Wasmer (representing at-large)
Joseph Fioccola (representing 28801 zip code)
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.
Brenda Mills, Neighborhood and Community Engagement Manager
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