Asheville City Council plans to conduct public interviews with six finalists on Tuesday, Sept. 8, then vote to make the appointment.
In other action, an issue with a parking space at The Patton apartments threatens to derail that project.
The candidates now look ahead to the the Nov. 7 general election.
In the race for campaign cash, Vijay Kapoor raised the third highest total at more than $15,000.
Also, Pine Gate Renewables is opening on the South Slope, and more.
Also, Luella's BBQ is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a big party at its north Asheville location Saturday, and more.