Governance Committee

The Governance Committee operates as a policy review and discussion arm of the City Council.  The Committee provides an opportunity to explore implications of policy alternatives and the policy development process while serving in an advisory capacity to Council as a whole. The Governance Committee reviews policy matters referred to them, informs and educates Council on the existing city programs and issues and reviews other related matters.

Chair: Mayor Esther Manheimer
Members: Councilmember Keith Young; Councilmember Sheneika Smith
Staff Liaison: City Manager Debra Campbell
Meeting Schedule: Second Tuesday of the month at 3:00 pm, 1st Floor North Conference Room in City Hall

For additional information, please contact Jenna Miller at or 828-251-4064.

NOTICE: Council Committee remote meetings are being phased in.


Agendas, Documents and Recordings




November 12, 2019 Agenda November 12, 2019 Documents November 12, 2019 Recording
June 11, 2019 Agenda June 11, 2019 Documents June 11, 2019 Recording
May 14, 2019 Agenda May 14, 2019 Documents May 14, 2019 Recording
April 9, 2019 Agenda April 9, 2019 Documents April 9, 2019 Recording
January 8, 2019 Agenda January 8, 2019 Documents January 8, 2019 Recording
Date Reviewed 08/12/20