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RECENT NEWS

  • As part of the implementation of Land of Sky Regional Council’s Strategic Plan, we are conducting research on issues facing our region, the value of Land of Sky to local governments and regional partners, and ways the Council can help communities seize upon opportunities. We would love to hear what you think. Your feedback will help shape the Council’s future work plans and outreach efforts. The survey should take less than 5 minutes. We really appreciate your input!

  • Land of Sky's 4th Annual BBQ will be at the Henderson County Emergency Services Facility from 12 - 2 pm. Click here to register.

  • Mountain Area Workforce Development Board Regional and Local Workforce Development Plan Update for Program Year 2019 will be available for public comment beginning on Thursday May 9, 2019.  Public comment will be received for the next thirty (30) days until June 8, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Click here for more information.

  • Foster Grandparents: Project brings together kids, elders with all the love of real thing. - Citizen Times, February 28, 2019

  • Land of Sky Regional Council is conducting an analysis of the region's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats - also known as a SWOT analysis. The analysis identifies what local government staff, elected officials, community members, and other stakeholders believe to be important in each category. This helps guide the process to identify regional priorities for economic and community development. CEDS SurveyCEDS 2019 Action PlanCEDS Wrokgroup Notes from April Meeting2019 SWOT Results from CEDS Workgroup

  • Land of Sky Regional Council is pleased to launch COGWorks – an initiative to provide learning, training, and networking opportunities around emerging issues in our region’s communities. Please join us as we explore topics ranging from Broadband 101 for Governments, to Finding Middle Ground for Housing to Drones – Highs and Lows. Click here for more details.

  • Land of Sky will be hosting a Recognizing Human Trafficking - Introductory Training for Local Government Works training on May 2 from 2 - 3:30 pm. Click here for the flyer.

  • Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Regional Transportation Planner with primary duties of long range transportation planning, regional  transit coordination, local government planning assistance, and multi-modal planning support for the MPO. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.

  • Each year, an estimated 5 million older persons are abused, neglected, and exploited. Come enjoy a walk and fun event with your family while spreading the word about elder abuse! Join us on Thursday, June 13 at Carrier Park from 5 - 7 pm for the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Walk! Click here for the flyer.

  • Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking to hire a Work-Based Learning Coordinator. This position assists in providing service offerings from the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board to the businesses and industries in the region. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.

  • WestNGN Broadband Survey: Tell us about your internet service! Residents in the Land of Sky Region - Is your service reliable? Do you want and need better service? This survey is for all residents of Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison and Transylvania Counties. WestNGN Internet Survey Please share with others!

  • CONTACTING LAND OF SKY - We have a new phone system and our extensions have changed. You can reach us by calling 828.251.6622, press 1 and enter the new staff extension. For all general calls, please enter extension 1103. Click here for the new staff extension listing.

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UPCOMING EVENTS & MEETINGS

Meeting / Event Date Time
Workforce Board Meeting May 28, 2019  
LOSRC Executive Committee Meeting June 26, 2019 11:00 am - 12:30pm

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