Town Government

Elected Governing Body

The Town of Vinton is chartered under the Town of Vinton Charter (PDF) as a council-manager form of government by the Commonwealth of Virginia. The elected governing body for the town itself is comprised of a Mayor and four council members.

The Town Council appoints the Town Manager as a chief administrative officer to oversee the daily operations of town services. The town manager has the authority to fill and supervise department head positions, who in turn manage the employees under their supervision.

Additionally, the Town of Vinton is a part of Roanoke County, and is represented on the Board of Supervisors by the Vinton magisterial district representative.

Mission Statement

The Vinton Town Government will provide its citizens with high quality public services that address their individual and collective needs. In partnership with the community, the government of Vinton pledges a civic stewardship that is fiscally accountable, socially responsible, and worthy of citizen trust.