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City Council Vacancy

The City of Asheville operates under a council-manager form of

government. The Asheville City Council establishes the city’s policies and

appoints the City Manager who oversees day-to-day city operations and

executes Council-established laws and policies. The City Council also

ensures the entire community is being served.

The City Council is made up of a mayor and six council members who are

elected at-large. The advertised seat is for an unexpired term to be filled

by appointment of the City Council. The appointed individual will serve the

remainder of the vacant term, ending in December, 2022.

Eligible applicants must be City of Asheville residents and be registered to

vote in the City of Asheville. Applicants must submit an application,

resume and complete 6 essay questions (½ page for each response).

Residents interested in applying for the vacant seat should contact the City

Clerk at or by calling (828) 259-5601 to

receive an application form and additional information. Application and

instructions will be sent out on Monday, August 3.

The deadline for applications and supplemental information is

Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 12:00 NOON

Please visit of City Clerk’s webpage or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 259-5601

or by e-mail at for more information.

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