City Manager's Blog

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

Mar 19

$2900 Per Person

Posted on March 19, 2018 at 1:49 PM by Whitney Slightham

What does $2900, per person, per year, buy? Enough to pay six months on the average auto loan. Enough to buy a trip for two to Disney World.

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Mar 12

Roanoke Aligned

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 5:33 PM by Whitney Slightham

I have the great fortune of following two excellent City Managers – Darlene Burcham and Chris Morrill who, upon their departure left a City with a great sense of pride and possibility and a highly professional and competent City government.

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Mar 05

Another Way to Communicate and Engage

Posted on March 5, 2018 at 8:38 AM by Whitney Slightham

After nearly six months as your City Manager, I feel it is the appropriate time to expand the opportunity to communicate about ideas, initiatives, and issues related to our City. 

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