City Manager Search

Roanoke City Council is in the beginning stages of searching for the next City Manager. During this process, citizen engagement is very important. What do you want to see in the next City Manager? What qualities and values are important to you? 

Over the next eight weeks, the City Council Personnel Committee, led by Councilman David Trinkle, will be gathering feedback for use in selecting and interviewing candidates.

How To Engage With Us:

Social Media

One way to engage with us is through Social Media. Over the next eight weeks, there will be regular posts on the city's main FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Nextdoor pages regarding input on the next City Manager. Leave a comment, or send a private message with your thoughts. All of the information received via social media will be sent to the Personnel Committee.


Click here to complete a short survey regarding the search for the next City Manager.

Public Comment

A Public Hearing to gather feedback was held on Monday, March 20. 


Citizens can e-mail their input on a new City Manager anytime over the next eight weeks. Send messages to