Applications due April 28 for City of Asheville boards and commissions vacancies

Press release from City of Asheville Clerk’s Office:

The application deadline for these vacancies is April 28, unless otherwise noted.

Please note that there is a new application form for Boards and Commissions which can be found here and on the City Boards and Commission webpage.

Upcoming vacancies include, but may not be limited to:


  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE RIVERFRONT COMMISSION – (Open seats are for Arts advocate/artist/arts administrators or Housing Authority resident or staff member or voucher recipient.)

  • AUDIT COMMITTEE – (Two vacancies; one at-large seat and one CPA seat.)

  • BOARD OF ELECTRICAL EXAMINERS – (Five vacancies; one licensed engineer, one utility representative, one layman representative, one electrical contractor, and one journeyman.)

  • BUNCOMBE COUNTY TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY – (Application deadline is June 23. Consideration for appointment will take place at August meeting. Two vacancies; both representing lodging with more than 100 rooms.)


  • HISTORIC RESOURCES COMMISSION – (Members must be Asheville City residents.)

  • HOUSING AUTHORITY – (Mayoral appointment)

  • MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION – (Three vacancies; one bicycle pedestrian interest, one transit interest, and one greenway interest.)

  • NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COMMITTEE – (Two vacancies; one representing 28803/28704 zip codes and one at-large.)

  • PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION – (Application deadline is June 23)


  • TRANSIT COMMITTEE – (appointed by the Multimodal Transportation Commission)

More information about these vacancies, and the application form, may be found on the City Board & Commission webpage.

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