Get Connected

We want you to get connected with the City of Hendersonville!


1. Sign up for Alert HVL

AlertHVL is the official notification system used by the City of Hendersonville to communicate both emergency and non-emergency information with city residents and visitors. Sign up now to receive free alerts from the City via text message, email, or voice message. You decide which types of notifications you receive and how you receive them.

2. Serve on a Board or Committee

Local government relies on active participation of citizens willing to serve on boards and committees. These groups play an integral role in American local government and help plan the future of communities. The City of Hendersonville offers a wide variety of boards, commissions and committees that may align with your interests and passions. Visit the Boards and Commissions page for more information on each group and how to apply. We currently have vacancies on the Business Advisory Committee, Environmental Sustainability Board, Tree Board and Walk of Fame Steering Committee.

3. Attend a City Council Meeting

One of the best ways to find out what is going on in your town is to attend council meetings. The Hendersonville City Council holds their regular meetings the first Thursday of each month at City Hall unless otherwise noted. You can visit Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes page view information. If you have a desire to see local government in action, we encourage you to attend.

4. Become a Friend of Downtown

Each year community-oriented individuals give their time volunteering to enhance downtown Hendersonville and the wonderful events offered to both residents and visitors. By signing up to be a Friend of Downtown you can get involved with events such as Rhythm & Brews, Bearfootin' Art Walk and more. Sign up on the Downtown Hendersonville page.

5. Download the Hendersonville Police Department App

The Hendersonville Police Department has launched a mobile app aimed at connecting with the public and making resources easier to access. The app features options to submit crime tips, request extra patrols, commend an officer, search crime maps and receive important safety notifications. Watch a short video about the app. The app can be downloaded in the App Store and Google Play.


Social Media

The following social media channels will also help you stay up-to-date with City of Hendersonville news and events:




Communications Manager
Phone: 828/697-3001