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Working toward a healthier community
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners identified six key issues it wants to prioritize to foster a healthier community and to supplement the Sustainability Plan. The areas of focus include: Affordable Housing; Clean and Renewable Energy; Diverse Community Workforce; Early Childhood Education; Justice Resource Center; and Opioids. These strategic priorities were identified in a resolution unanimously approved by Commissioners in December 2017.
Our priority is ensuring comprehensive opportunities for affordable and safe housing as a foundation for healthy and thriving families and neighborhoods. Click to learn more about specific goals and actions.
Our priority is reaching 100 percent clean and renewable energy sources for Buncombe County government operations by 2030 while educating, equipping and moving our community toward the same goal within 25 years. Click to learn more about specific goals and actions.
Our priority is cultivating a robust, inclusive local economy featuring a diverse workforce and implementing pipelines to jobs and educational opportunities for all. Click to learn more about specific goals and actions.
Our priority is ensuring that every child in Buncombe County has an equal opportunity to thrive during their first 2,000 days, including access to quality early childhood education. Click to learn more about specific goals and actions.
Our priority is coordinating a justice system that is efficient, effective, equitable and that actively protects our community’s public safety while holistically addressing the needs of those in the justice system. Click to learn more about specific goals and actions.
Our priority is stemming the disease of opioid addiction which is a crisis threatening the health and safety of a growing number of people in our community and beyond. Click to learn more about specific goals and actions.
Director of Strategic Partnerships
200 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801
P. (828) 250-6536
200 College Street, Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28801
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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