Hendersonville Council candidates share ideas on long run of metropolis, housing

The Henderson County Board of Elections office in Hendersonville. Seven candidates are running for Hendersonville City Council.

Seven candidates for Hendersonville Town Council agreed all through a forum Thursday that there really should be controls on development that would take absent from the city’s hometown experience.

Mayor Barbara Volk is operating for re-election in opposition to challenger D.J. Harrington. Mayor Professional Tempore Jerry Smith is operating for re-election to fill 1 of the two at-big seats against Mike Baer, Mike Vesely, Raphael Morales, Chelsea Walsh and Debbie Roundtree. Roundtree didn’t take part in the discussion board owing to a do the job conflict.

A principal election will be held Oct. 5 to slim the candidates to four, as only two candidates are authorized to operate for each seat, according to Henderson County Director of Elections Karen Hebb. 

Candidates also agreed on the require for workforce housing, improved drinking water and sewer products and services and far more parking downtown.