Star City Strong advisory panel holds fourth meeting
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The Star City Strong Recovery and Resiliency Advisory Panel met for its fourth meeting Wednesday night, narrowing down Roanoke plans to spend $64.5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act.
So far, 39 members have identified five investment areas.
Those include people, places, health and wellbeing, prosperity, and governance.
One citizen suggested building a skate park, saying local youth have been asking for this for years.
Another meeting for the group is planned for next week
After that, their ideas will be presented at a public forum, tentatively planned for August 30, and eventually to the Roanoke City Council.
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