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City Manager's Blog

Learn about the City of Roanoke from the City Manager's point of view.

Apr 23

After it Goes in Big Blue, Then What?

Posted on April 23, 2018 at 12:33 PM by Whitney Slightham

Ever wonder what happens to the trash you put in the Big Blue container each week?  This post will provide a brief overview of all it takes to ensure the garbage each of us generates is collected and safely disposed of. 

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Apr 16

Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget Message

Posted on April 16, 2018 at 3:36 PM by Whitney Slightham

This week’s blog post is my budget message that was delivered to the Council today along with a $291 million budget proposal.

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Apr 09

What Makes A City Great?

Posted on April 9, 2018 at 9:15 AM by Whitney Slightham

What exactly does a great city look like?  What are its attributes and character?  How does it differ from other cities?  In this post, I will explore a few of these questions and see what is and is not applicable to us here in Roanoke.  

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