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City Council Conversations start this week

Hendersonville City Council members are venturing outside the traditional council meeting format to offer a series of Council Conversations in the community starting this week.


This marks the third year council members have hosted collaborative meetings in various neighborhoods throughout the city.

Each meeting will last approximately one hour and be hosted by an individual member of City Council. Various city staff members will be available to answer questions as well. Council Conversations are scheduled for the following dates and locations:

  • Thursday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m., Star of Bethel Church, 105 N. Whitted St., hosted by Mayor pro tem Jerry Smith (outdoor meeting, bring a lawn chair).
  • Saturday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m., Hendersonville Farmers Market at the Historic Train Depot Plaza,
    650 Maple St., hosted by Lyndsey Simpson (outdoor meeting, bring a lawn chair).
  • Thursday, Oct. 22, 6 p.m., Fire Station 2, 632 Sugarloaf Road, hosted by Jeff Miller.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 27, 6 p.m., Whitmire Center, 310 Lily Pond Drive, hosted by Jennifer Hensley.
  • Thursday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m., virtual meeting ( Meeting ID: 996 1931 3758 | Passcode: 353618), hosted by Mayor Barbara Volk.

Social distancing will be encouraged at all in-person meetings. Those in attendance should wear a mask and remain six feet apart from anyone not in living in their household. Mayor Volk’s meeting will take place via Zoom to give the public a virtual option to engage with their City leadership.