July openings for City of Asheville Boards & Commissions

Press release from City of Asheville:

The City of Asheville has various openings on various committees. 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 yes, take that initial step forward and put your perspective, leadership and knowledge to task by serving on one of the many committees the City has to offer.

Please visit the City’s Boards and Commissions webpage for a Boards and Commissions Application or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 259-5839 or by email to boards@ashevillenc.gov.


Unless otherwise noted, the deadline for applications for these openings is Monday, July 5, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

AUDIT COMMITTEE – (This opening is for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Please note
certification on application). The committee: 1) Reviews internal audits reports; 2) Reviews
with management and the external auditors the results of the financial statements audit; 3)
Reports to City Council about committee activities, issues, and related recommendations as
needed, but at a minimum, one time a year; and 4) Provides an open avenue of
communication between internal audit, the external auditors, and City Council.

owner or operator of a hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, or vacation rental management
company with 100 rental units or less. Please note this on application. 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.

HISTORIC RESOURCES COMMISSION – The Historic Resources Commission (HRC) is
charged with preserving and protecting the cultural and architectural character of Asheville
and Buncombe County. In addition to reviewing proposed projects affecting locally designated
historic properties, the HRC is responsible for recommending local district and landmark
designation to the City Council. The HRC also functions as an educational resource within the
community, and strives to foster Asheville’s unique sense of place through its preservation
efforts. Members must have demonstrated special interest, experience or education in history,
architecture, archeology, architectural history, historic preservation, landscape architecture or
related field.

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION – Duties of the commission include, but are not limited
to: (1) Make policy recommendations to the City Council which promote and improve human
relations and advance equity in the City; (2) Support the City’s Office of Equity and Inclusion;
(3) Provide a forum where residents can raise issues and complaints relating to human
relations in the City; (4) Engage the community regarding the utilization of City-funded
programs and policies for the promotion of human relations; and (5) Promote and improve
human relations and advance equity in the following areas: public safety; educational, art and
cultural opportunities; economic development; health and human services; and housing.
Eligible applicants are required to submit a Human Relations Commission Supplemental
Form, in addition to the Boards and Commissions application.

NOISE ADVISORY BOARD – This seat is for one of three city residents representing different
geographic areas of the city. The Board is advisory to the Council and shall meet when called
upon. Duties include 1) Evaluate the effectiveness of Ordinance No. 4390 regarding Noise
Regulation and related city policies with the goal of developing recommendations regarding
amendments, additions, or deletions; 2) Evaluate the effectiveness of enforcement of this
article, including but not limited to response times, compliance rates, distribution of
complaints, and ensuring equitable outcomes; 3) Propose long-term objectives for achieving
reduction of sound levels in the community, and propose means for implementing such
objectives; 4) Develop rules relative to the conduct of its meetings in accordance with City
rules and policies governing advisory boards and commissions.

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