Business Advisory Committee
The Business Advisory Committee gives advice and recommendations to City Council on decisions that may affect the business community to help prevent unintended consequences from decisions made by the Council.
The purpose of the Committee is to serve in an advisory capacity to the Council to review and discuss existing and/or proposed policies and ordinances that have an impact on businesses and to prevent unintended consequences from decisions made by the Council. The Council desires to hear advice and receive recommendations from the Committee. This committee will meet quarterly with special-called meetings as issues arise.
Membership & Terms
The Business Advisory Committee consists of nine (9) members of the local business community. All members serve three-year staggered terms which expire June 30.
Six (6) are appointed by the City if Hendersonville City Council.
One (1) is appointed by the Henderson County Board of Commissioners. Persons seeking to apply for this seat must fill out a County Boards/Commissions/Committees application.
One (1) is appointed by the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce.
One (1) is appointed by the Partnership for Economic Development.
All Committee members shall be individuals, principals or other significant representatives of business as determined by the City Council. No member shall concurrently be a member of the Committee and hold popularly elected office with any governmental body.
Meetings are held on the second Monday of January, April, July and October at 11:30 a.m. in the City Operations Center located at 305 Williams St., Hendersonville, NC 28792. Instructions for the public joining by Zoom are located in the City's calendar event here.