Boards/Commissions/Committee Applications Due to City Clerk by 5pm today

Monday, November 15, 2021

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The City of Hendersonville has openings on various advisory boards, commissions, and committees. Have you ever wanted to make a difference? Have you wondered, “Can the City benefit from my experience and knowledge?” Do you want to have a voice in the City’s growth and future? Do you want to be a part of the body that is responsible for contributing to decisions regarding policy and service? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then it is time to take that initial step forward and put your perspective, leadership, and knowledge to task by serving on one of the 16 boards, commissions, and committees that advise the Mayor and City Council on an array of issues. The City often has advisory boards which consist of both City and County residents. Some of these boards require that persons reside in the county (but within the City’s ETJ) and some appointments are made through the County or other entity. Please visit our website at  to apply for city seats and to find out further information regarding residency and appointment requirements.  Below are current and upcoming vacancies for the December 2021 appointment cycle:


  • Animal Services Advisory Board - 1 City appointed vacancy (must be a Veterinarian- may reside in the City or County.)
  • Board of Adjustment – 1 City appointed vacancy (must reside in City Limits)



  • Downtown Advisory Board Main Street Service District (MSD) Stakeholder -1 City appointed vacancy (An MSD Stakeholder is defined as persons owning property within the Main Street municipal service district of the City of Hendersonville, or a business owner whose business is located within the Main Street municipal service district in the City of Hendersonville.)


  • Downtown Advisory Board -2 City appointed vacancies (Members-At-Large)


  • Historic Preservation Commission 4 City appointed vacancies (must reside in City Limits)


  • Housing Authority Board – Mayor Appointment - 2 vacancies (Members-At-Large)


  • Planning Board 4 City appointed vacancies  (must reside in City Limits)



  • Tree Board - 2 City appointed vacancies (must reside in City or City’s ETJ)


  • NEW: Stormwater Advisory Committee – multiple vacancies

(City Council is soliciting applicants to gauge interest in formation of a Stormwater Advisory Committee. All interested parties are encouraged to apply. Please visit the City’s website for more information.)