The City of Asheville currently has openings on three committees. Have you ever wanted to make a difference? Have you wondered, “Can the City benefit from my experience and knowledge?” Do you want to have a voice in the City’s growth and future? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then it’s time to take that initial step forward and put your perspective, leadership and knowledge to task by serving on one of the many committees we have to offer.
The boards listed below currently have vacancies. The deadline for receiving applications for these openings is 5 p.m. April 6. Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 828-259-5601 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form.
Haywood Street Advisory Team: The City of Asheville will be undertaking a community visioning process for City-owned properties at 68-76 Haywood St. and 33-37 Page Ave., downtown. The City has retained the Asheville Design Center (ADC) for this effort, which will work with city staff to facilitate the community visioning process. And the City is seeking Advisory Team members to be involved throughout the community visioning process. Find detailed information about the community visioning process and the scope of the Haywood Street Advisory Team here.
Public Art and Cultural Commission: The Commission is responsible for promoting and maintaining art displays in public buildings and public spaces in the City of Asheville. In addition the Commission (1) facilitates public art in public buildings and public spaces; (2) engages the creative sector as a major attraction for artists, cultural tourism and economic development; (3) encourages public confidence for and appreciation of the arts in Asheville; (4) works to build partnerships and collaborations throughout Asheville’s creative community; and (5) aids in strengthening the organizational structure of public and cultural arts delivery. The Public Art and Cultural Commission shall follow its Public Art Policy and Implementation Guidelines as modified and/or amended every five years; and (6) recommends to City Council the acceptance of works of art.
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.