Mosley will be sworn in at City Council's next meeting later this month.
The discussion was wide-ranging, and there was no clear consensus among panelists about what to do with Asheville's most prominent Confederate marker, the Vance Monument.
A Weaverville woman well-known for playing Mrs. Claus at Craggy Mountain Line died recently, and more.
Asheville remains a place of love and compassion, where hate is not, and never will be, welcome, the proclamation states.
Best-selling mystery writer Sharyn McCrumb will be a part of the event, as will David Blight of Yale University.