The City of Roanoke will hold a ribbon-cutting/dedication ceremony for the new Franklin Road Bridge. The event will take place at the southern end of the bridge. Public art will also be part of the new bridge, with works created by artist Tucker Mara displayed on the columns of the bridge to communicate the rich history of the Old Southwest neighborhood. Each panel focuses on a specific architectural design element and tells a story.
The City of Roanoke will hold a series of Open House Community Meetings in March and April to invite citizen input on the city’s Comprehensive Plan 2020-2040, which is being developed over the next several months. Feedback from the Open House Community Meetings, as well as meetings with stakeholder groups and focus groups, will be used to create a draft plan.
The City of Roanoke will dedicate a new sculpture in Entranceway Park at the corner of Williamson Road and Wells Avenue. “Global Harmony” by Stephen Fairfield of St. David, Ariz., also celebrates Ten Years of Public Art in the City of Roanoke. The dedication of “Global Harmony” will end a year-long commemoration organized by the Roanoke Arts Commission. A selection panel of artists, Roanoke Arts Commission Members, neighborhood representatives, business owners, and citizens selected Mr. Fairfie...
Are you looking for a rewarding career with a robust benefits and retirement package? The City of Roanoke's Public Works team is currently recruiting for roles in Transportation, Stormwater Management, Parks and Recreation, and Solid Waste Management.
At this job fair you'll have the chance to:
- Meet staff and department leadership and ask questions
- Apply and interview on-site
- Learn about the City's robust benefits package
See currently available positions online at: www.roanoke...