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Boards, committees, and commission members aid the governing process by keeping Buncombe County in touch with the ideas and attitudes of its residents. They help provide direction for the allocation of funds, the provision of human services, protection of residents, property and our natural resources. The input of the residents is vitally important to the success of our County.

Current Boards & Commissions

Learn more about each of Buncombe County's Boards & Commissions

Vacancies & Applications

View board vacancies & download an application to join a board or committee

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Table: Board Vacancies
Board or CommissionVacancies/RequirementsApplication Deadline
Home and Community Care Block Grant Advisory Committee4 vacancies; UNTIL FILLEDNone
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council1 vacancy (person under the age of 21 years); 2 vacancies (community member/at large); 1 vacancy (Member of the Business Community) UNTIL FILLEDNone
African American Heritage Commission1 vacancy; UNTIL FILLEDNone
Nursing Home Community Advisory CommitteeOngoing needNone
Historic Resources Commission3 vacancies; UNTIL FILLEDNone
Parks, Greenways and Recreation Advisory Board1 vacancy (must live in District 2) UNTIL FILLED Find your district at enter your address, then select "voting."None
County Board of Adjustment1 vacancy; UNTIL FILLEDNone
Industrial Facilities and Pollution Control Financing Authority2 vacancies; Until filledNone
Adult Care Home Community Advisory CommitteeOngoing needNone
Health and Human Services Board1 vacancy for a public/consumer advocate position; Prefer a person with lived experience as a direct customer of HHS services. UNTIL FILLEDNone
General Obligation Bonds Community Oversight Committee1 vacancy (person with an accounting background); 1 vacancy (person with a banking background); 1 vacancy (representative of the affordable housing community); 1 vacancy (representative from the conservation/greenways community) UNTIL FILLEDNone
Strategic Partnership Grants Committee1 vacancy (must live in District 1) Find your district at
Community Reparations Commission3 vacancies12/8/2022
Agricultural Advisory Board for Farmland Preservation1 vacancy12/13/2022
Environmental & Energy Stewardship Subcommittee1 vacancy12/16/2022

Locate & Contact

Buncombe County Boards & Commissions


Lamar Joyner
Clerk to the Board
P. (828) 250-4105

200 College Street, Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28801

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