Patrick Conant

January 24, 2023

Public Comment regarding FUSUS system (Environment and Safety Committee, 01/24/2023)

Members of Council, Since I was denied the opportunity to make public comment at today's meeting of the Environment and Safety Committee, I want to share my comments via email: My name is Patrick Conant and I’m a resident of East-West Asheville. I’d like to speak on Item 6, the Interlocal Agreement for Fusus. I appreciate Councilmember...
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March 4, 2022

Legality of Working Groups as "informal bodies"

Dawa, Sarah and Brad, I was reading a blog post on the NC Press Association website this afternoon, and it caused me to have a question regarding the City's Board restructure proposal.,2402 A key element of the City's plan is to use "Working Groups" to (hopefully...
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February 24, 2022

Concerns regarding Asheville City Council Check-Ins under NC Open Meetings Law

Date: Thursday, February 24th, 11:59am To: Brad Branham <>, Debra Campbell <>, Asheville City Council <> Subject: Concerns regarding Asheville City Council check-ins under NC Open Meetings Law Brad, Debra, and Members of City Council I have previously ex...
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February 8, 2022

Shining a light on an opaque process - City Council Check-Ins

Presentation: Patrick Conant Public Comment to Asheville City Council, 02/08/2022 Tonight I want to shine a light on an opaque process - the City Council Check Ins [NEXT SLIDE] What are Council Check Ins? They’re a process to prepare for meetings, ...
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February 1, 2022

Advocacy for Open Meetings Policy Presentation at City of Asheville Governance Committee

Subject: Follow up on Public Meeting Process Requests To: Kim Roney <>, Patrick Conant <> Cc: councilgroup <>, Dawa Hitch <>, Debra Campbell <> On Wed, Jan 5, 2022 at 1:58 PM Jaime Matthews <jmatthews@ashevillenc.g...
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