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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Roanoke Public Library Advisory Board to Hold Monthly Meeting in January

MEETING OF THE ROANOKE PUBLIC LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2021, 8:30 A.M.

PARTICIPATION BY ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS PURSUANT TO

AMENDMENT 28 TO HB 29 (STATE BUDGET,CHAPTER 1283, LAWS OF 2020, SECTION 401.01 (g), SECTION 2.2-3708.2 (A), CODE...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Citizens May Participate in Jan. 19 City Council Sessions By Phone, Email

Due to the recent increase and severity in COVID-19 cases in the City of Roanoke, out of an abundance of caution, the Roanoke City Council has determined that temporary changes are necessary for the upcoming 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. sessions on Jan. 19, 2021. &a...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Finance Board (OPEB) to Hold Quarterly Meeting

The Finance Board, created pursuant to the Code of Virginia Section 15.2-1547, Creation of local finance boards to manage the assets of postemployment benefits trust or equivalent arrangement, will hold its regular quarterly meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Frida...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Solid Waste Collection Schedule Changes for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

City offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.  As a result, the following schedule will be in effect for collection of trash, bulk, brush, and “A” week single-stream rec...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Vacancies on the Roanoke City School Board

The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for three upcoming vacancies on the Roanoke City School Board for three-year terms of office expiring on June 30, 2021. Three-year terms will commence July 1, 2021 and end June 30, 2024.

Incumbent...

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Roanoke City Council News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Federal Paycheck Protection Program Reopens

Attention all businesses, the U.S. Small Business Administration has reopened the federal Paycheck Protection Program, the forgivable loan to help businesses survive during COVID-19. Applications must be submitted to a bank or other lender, not directly t...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Notice of Remote Meeting of Hotel Roanoke Conference Center Commission

NOTICE OF REMOTE MEETING OF HOTEL ROANOKE

CONFERENCE CENTER COMMISSION

The Hotel Roanoke Conference Center Commission shall hold a meeting on Jan. 20, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. by electronic means. Commissioners shall participate from various remote locations via ...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Board of Trustees of the City of Roanoke Pension Plan to Hold Quarterly Meeting

The Board of Trustees of the City of Roanoke Pension Plan, as appointed by City Council and established under Chapter 22.3, Section 22.3-2 of City Code, which administers the City of Roanoke Pension Plan for employees of the City and any participating emp...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Roanoke City and Alleghany Health District Provides Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Local Availability

The following information about availability of the COVID-19 vaccine was provided by the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health District (VDH):

We know the demand is great and we at the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD) are working with our va...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

City Postpones Public Hearing to Consider Ordinance Prohibiting Firearms on City Property

At the Jan. 4, 2021, meeting of Roanoke City Council, the Council approved the request for a public hearing to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at 7 p.m., to receive citizen input regarding City Council’s consideration of an ordinance prohibit...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Deadline Extended for Neighborhood Partnership Awards Nominations

The Roanoke Neighborhood Advocates (RNA) and Roanoke City Council have extended the application period for the 2020 Neighborhood Partnership Awards Program to Sunday, Jan. 31. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, an in-person awards ceremony canno...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

2021 Virtual Youth Summit to Be Held in January

Registration is open for the 2021 Virtual Youth Summit, which will be held on Jan. 16, 2021, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. This event is open to middle and high school students. Anyone who registers and participates will receive an UberEats gift card at the conclus...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Official Websites, Local Media Best Sources for COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Info

Virginia is now in Phase 1a of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution with medical and EMS personnel receiving the vaccine, as well as some residents and staff in assisted living and nursing home settings. At this time, there is no established timeline for the...

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Roanoke News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Equity and Empowerment Advisory Board to Meet Jan. 7

On Thursday, Jan. 7, at 6:30 p.m., the City of Roanoke will host the first Equity and Empowerment Advisory Board Meeting. The agenda for the meeting may be found at this link: www.roanokeva.gov/equityandempowerment.  The meeting will be hosted vi...

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Roanoke News