Share your expertise, serve on a City of Asheville committee

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Do you want to have a voice in the City’s growth and future? Do you want to be a part of the body that is responsible for making decisions regarding policy, service and education? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then step forward and put your perspective, leadership and knowledge to task by serving on one of the many committees we have to offer.


The City of Asheville has openings on three committees right now.


The deadline to apply for these openings is at 7 p.m. Sept. 7. Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 259-5601 or by e-mail at for an application form.



Affordable Housing Advisory Committee: The Committee will work in conjunction with City leadership and staff to implement the 2008 Affordable Housing Plan. The specific functions will be (1) to consider affordable housing policy issues and advise City leadership about those policies; (2) to develop concrete action steps to implement the highest priorities of the Affordable Housing Plan, and to update that Plan as appropriate over time; and (3) to advise City leadership and staff regarding affordable housing priorities for the investment of City-controlled funds.



Recreation Board: The Board advises City Council on various matters pertaining to the operation of park facilities and recreation programs within the City of Asheville, to make policy recommendations to City Council and to carry out duties as may be assigned to them by City Council.



Tourism Development Authority: This vacancy is for an individual who is an owner or operator of a hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, or vacation rental management company with less than 100 rental units. The purpose of the Authority is to further the development of travel, tourism, and conventions in the county through state, national and international advertising and promotion.