Press release from Buncombe County TDA:
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING: Wednesday, August 25 | 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
WHAT: The regular monthly joint meeting of the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, Public Authority, and Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, Nonprofit Corporation.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 25, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Due to the N.C. COVID-19 State of Emergency, this meeting will return to a virtual setting using Zoom webinar.All attendees (media and public) must register to gain access to this meeting, even if the meeting is already in progress.Reporters may wish to register ahead of time, even if you are unsure whether you will be able to attend. REGISTER:https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5bKL9jdwQei8PXqMYRIIJw
AGENDA: Find the agenda posted on AshevilleCVB.com. Other board meeting documents will be added prior to, or just after, the meeting.
PUBLIC COMMENT: The Buncombe County TDA invites comments from the general public via the following ways:
EMAIL: The public may submit comments via email sent to Reply@ExploreAsheville.com. All public comments must be received by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Commenters should provide their full name and organization (if applicable) and put “Public Comment” in the subject line. Brevity is appreciated. Comments received by the deadline will be provided to the board prior to the start of the meeting and will not be read publicly.
LIVE, via Zoom: The board will also accommodate a number of live public comments during the virtual meeting as time allows on the agenda. All requests for live public comments must be received by 12 noon on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, and follow all processes, protocols and rules of decorum as outlined in this document.
FOR MEDIA QUESTIONS / FOLLOW UP: For background information on topics covered during the meeting, or to set up interviews following the event, contact public information officer Kathi Petersen —kpetersen@ExploreAsheville.com or 828-712-1286.
GENERAL QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC: Email Jonna Sampson, Executive Operations Manager — jsampson@ExploreAsheville.com.
NEXT MEETING: The next joint BCTDA meeting is on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 9 a.m. A link to more information will be posted HERE.
OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS:
Annual Festivals & Cultural Events Grants Program: Information Session – Wednesday, September 1, 3:30 – 5 p.m.; Explore Asheville CVB, 27 College Place, Asheville. LEARN MORE & REGISTER.
African American Heritage Trail: Community Input Sessions – Drop-in sessions throughout September, starting with the Goombay Festival on September 4; YMI’s Community Impact Center, 39 S Market Street, Asheville. LEARN MORE
Buncombe County TDA Annual Meeting: “The Heart of Hospitality” – Wednesday, September 15, 3 – 6 p.m.; Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 87 Haywood Street, Asheville. LEARN MORE & REGISTER.