The City of Roanoke is accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the Keep Roanoke Beautiful Board. To be eligible, individuals must be 18 years of age or older, a registered voter and a resident of the City of Roanoke for at least six months. The Board is composed of eight members: President, Vice President, Secretary and five Board Members. All positions are appointed by Roanoke City Council for a two-year staggered term. Meetings occur bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of the month. Available board positions: four unfinished term seats (ending January 2020) and four full term seats (ending January 2021).
The Keep Roanoke Beautiful Board is an advisory board to the Roanoke City Council. The board makes recommendations to the staff liaison, votes on these recommendations, and then they are presented to the City Council for final approval. Participation is highly encouraged to ensure the success of the Board. Possible Keep Roanoke Beautiful projects may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Community garden maintenance at Steele Accelerated High School
- Crud Cruiser hazardous waste collection
- Adopt a Highway program
- Paper shred day
- Community tree planting
- Christmas tree recycling
- Representing Keep Roanoke Beautiful at City events
Applications can be accessed online or by contacting April S. Hill, Roanoke City Secretary, at email@example.com, or 817-491-2411. Applications can be submitted via mail, email, or in person at Roanoke City Hall, located at 500 S. Oak Street.