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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 citizens. They help provide direction for the allocation of funds, the provision of human services, protection of citizens, property and our natural resources. The input of the citizens 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
Nursing Home Community Advisory CommitteeOngoing needNone
Adult Care Home Community Advisory CommitteeOngoing needNone
Health and Human Services Board1 vacancy for Optometrist position; Until filledNone
Women's Commission6 vacancies; Until filledNone
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council1 vacancy for a youth member (person under 18, must be a member of the State Youth Council); 1 vacancy for a juvenile misdemeanor diversion program coordinator; Until Filled.None
Planning Board1 vacancy - At Large; 1 vacancy - must live in Asheville City School District; 1 vacancy - must live in Erwin School District - Use GIS to search your address and make sure you are in the correct district:
Equalization and Review, Board of2 vacancies1/29/2021
Asheville Planning and Zoning Commission2 vacancies; applicants must reside within 1 mile of the city limits1/29/2021
Parks, Greenways and Recreation Advisory Board1 vacancy; must live in district 12/12/2021
Library Board3 vacancies (1 district 1 position; 1 district 2 position; 1 district 3 position)2/19/2021
Agricultural Advisory Board for Farmland Preservation1 vacancy (must be actively engaged in agriculture within the Fairview/Fletcher/Broad River region of Buncombe County)2/19/2021
Historic Resources Commission1 Vacancy2/26/2021

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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