About

Who We Are

Friends of Town Mountain, Inc. (FoTM) is an organization of full and part-time residents in the Town Mountain area of Asheville, NC, that actively promotes the interests and well being of the Town Mountain community.

Chartered in 2006, our mission is to bring awareness to and advocate for quality of life issues, including the support of environmentally responsible development on our mountain and across Western North Carolina.

What We Do

Building a Strong Community

  • Improving communication and a sense of community in the Town Mountain Road area
  • Holding an annual summer membership meeting/social and Fall barbeque
  • Maintaining FoTM Facebook and Nextdoor pages

Caring for the Safety of our Residents

  • Establishing partnerships and close working relationships with public safety personnel and organizations
  • Communicating with members on public safety issues, including establishing neighborhood watch programs
  • Reducing motorcycle racing and automobile speeding on Town Mountain Road

Advocating for Issues Affecting Quality of Life

  • Keeping informed of city and county issues that may impact the quality of life on Town Mountain and attending City Commission and County Board meeting as needed
  • Addressing issues affecting the maintenance, stability and safety of Town Mountain Road, including litter, vegetation cutting, storm water and erosion control, etc.
  • Supporting improved steep slope subdivision ordinances in Buncombe County
  • Supporting sensible zoning that protects our view sheds and property values