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. Visit the city's FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Nextdoor pages and 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.


The survey is now closed. More than 550 citizens participated in the survey. This is a substantial increase in engagement from the previous City Manager search in 2009. Click here to view the survey results. 

Public Comment

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


Citizens can still e-mail their input to