Board of Supervisors

Official Roanoke County Seal

The Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on March 31, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of considering an ordinance to ensure continuity of operations as a result of the COVID19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Because of the present state of emergency, and until further notice, members of the public are urged to not attend Board meetings in person. All are encouraged to view and participate in meetings through electronic means. Meetings may be viewed live on RVTV, or on the County’s website through our Watch Board Meetings Online page

 For further information regarding the County’s operations in response to the Coronavirus, please refer the County’s website.

The Board of Supervisors sets policies that govern Roanoke County and provides high-quality delivery of services at reasonable costs to the citizens of Roanoke County.

Composition

The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors is comprised of five board members who serve four-year terms. Each year the Board elects one member as Chairman and another member as Vice Chairman. The County operates under the County Administrator form of government.

Magisterial Districts

The board is an elected body of five members representing magisterial districts of approximately 18,000 citizens each:

  • Catawba District
  • Cave Spring District
  • Hollins District
  • Vinton District
  • Windsor Hills District

The Board of Supervisors enacts ordinances, establishes policies, sets the tax rates, and approves the budget in accordance with the desires of the residents and applicable state and federal laws.

The Board of Supervisors is not only a governing body, it's members are also an active part of our community. The Board acknowledges the accomplishments of citizens and businesses in a variety of ways, from recognitions at regular Board meetings, to attending ribbon cutting events across the County.