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.

Members: Mayor Esther Manheimer (Chair), Councilwoman Kim Roney, Councilwoman Gwen Wisler

Staff Liaison: Assistant City Manager Richard White

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: Virtual meetings to be held as-needed during COVID-19.


Agendas, Documents and Recordings




February 23, 2021 Agenda February 23, 2021 Documents February 23, 2021 Recording
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
Updated 02/24/21