The Government Affairs Committee of the Asheville HBA functions as a liaison between local, state and federal elected officials and our builder and associate members in Buncombe County and the City of Asheville. We monitor public policy issues that have an impact on the livelihood of our members. With a wide variety of issues associated with our industry here a few areas that we work within:
- Building Code Issues
- Construction & Business Issues
- Environmental & Land Use Issues
- Tax & Revenue Issues
The Government Affairs Committee meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month once a quarter. This committee is chaired by an AHBA Board Member and regularly invites elected officials as guest speakers.
Meetings are also used to discuss political and regulatory affairs and the best way to effectively advocate on these issues.