Asheboro City Government
Directions: Use Asheboro City’s website to learn about our local city government. Familiarize yourself with the website and use this resource to answer the questions below. Website: www.ci.asheboro.nc.us
| How many members of the city council are there and how many years do they serve?
| 8 members, serve for 4 years
| When does the city council meet?
| On the first Thursday after the first Monday of the month
| List two citizens’ boards or commissions.
| Airport authority, ABC board
| Who is the chief administrative officer of Asheboro (Job title and name)
| John Ogburn, chief administrative officer of the city of Asheboro
| If someone wants to start a business in Asheboro, what office should they contact prior to buying or leasing property?
| The planning and zoning department
| If you or a family member got bit by a dog, besides going to the hospital, who should you contact?
| Animal control
| What office deals with street maintenance and Information Technology?
| The public works division
| What department would you call if you wanted more information on the cost of renting a john boat at Lake Lucas?
| Recreation office
| Who should you call if a street light is not working near your home?
| People of street maintenance
| Who is the Mayor of Asheboro?
| David Smith
| Who is the Mayor Pro Tempore?
| Talmadge Baker
| Name one other City Council member.
| What form must be filled out prior to starting a building project?
| Application for building permit
| List 3 other departments in the city of Asheboro and it’s roleDepartment 1:
| Fire department is proud to offer Asheboro citizens modern firefighting services and programs aimed at reducing the effects of various types of emergencies.
| Department 2:
| Asheboro Police department mission is to maximize the quality of life of the citizens of...
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