Annually, the City of Roanoke targets at least 51% of federal HUD funds received into neighborhoods or city blocks that qualify as having a majority of its residents as low to moderate income under HUD definitions. In 2015, the City identified an area known as the Melrose-Orange Target Area (MOTA) to be the targeted area to receive these funds. The boundaries of this area encompass 10th St. NW to the east, 24th St. NW to the west, Hanover Ave. NW to the north, and Loudon Ave. NW to the south....
On June 13, 2003, City Council reconstituted the Roanoke Neighborhood Partnership Steering Committee as the Roanoke Neighborhood Advocates.
Members include citizens representing the interests of the neighborhood organizations, the private sector, businesses, and nonprofit service organizations.
Seven of the 13 members are appointed by City Council with the remaining 6 seats selected by the RNA appointees. Appointment to the RNA is for 3 years.
Goals of the RNA include:
Small and large businesses in the Roanoke Valley are invited to attend this free seminar, hosted by the Office of Emergency Management, to help develop a crisis response strategy. Professionals and managers who are interested in developing and maintaining their organization's safety, emergency plan, or business continuity program, are encouraged to attend.
You will learn:
- Best practices from organizations that have faced disaster/emergency .
- The steps to performing a business impact an...