Asheville City Council plans to conduct public interviews with six finalists on Tuesday, Sept. 8, then vote to make the appointment.
Heads-up voters. There are also a couple of permanent changes to where some voters will cast their ballots.
Why so many candidates this year? Incumbents are out, Raleigh is popping, turnout will likely be low, and more.
Will Jan Davis seek re-election?
West Asheville neighborhood activist Rich Lee has expressed an interest in running, and Julie Mayfield, co-executive director of an Asheville nonprofit, says she's considering a run.