To be a regional leader in driving collaboration and strategy within our communities on issues that are critical to the economic growth, quality of life and sustainability of this region.
The Regional Commission helps local governments address regionally significant issues with planning designed to enhance our region’s infrastructure, promote our region’s economic growth, and improve and sustain our region’s quality of life.
The Regional Commission provides long-range transportation planning for the Roanoke Valley and rural localities within our region. Regionally coordinated approaches to planning and developing our region’s transportation infrastructure is central to the mobility of our citizens and supporting businesses that rely on logistics and supply chain management.
The Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission is seeking proposals from certified public accountants for audit services for the period 7/1/2018through 6/30/2019. The full RFP can be found here. This public body does not discriminate as outlined by the Code of Virginia. Minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to apply.
The bike room was full and the parking lot empty when RVARC employees organized and celebrated Bike to Work Day!
The Coalition for Economic Development held its first Regional Leadership Trip in 1997. Since that time, public and private sector leaders have had an opportunity to visit other regions to see how these regions approached various issues of concern or were able to capitalize on opportunities to improve the quality of life for their citizens. Over the last two decades, Roanoke’s leaders have visited places such as Chattanooga, TN; Portland, Maine; Pittsburgh, PA and Greenville, TN. The 2018 Trip will be the 13th in a series of such events.
During the three days, we will have an opportunity to
see how the Winston-Salem area has transitioned from an industrial to a technology economy
as described in the book – From Tobacco to Technology: Reshaping Winston-Salem for the
Download the preliminary Itinerary which includes:
Please register online by Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions. We hope you make plans now to join us October 28-30 in Winston-Salem!