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Fourth meeting held by Star City Strong advisory panel



Roanoke, Virginia – Roanoke’s plans to spend $64.5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act were narrowed down during the Star City Strong Recovery and Resiliency Advisory Panel’s fourth meeting on Wednesday night.

Five investment areas have been identified by 39 members so far.

People, places, health and well-being, prosperity, and governance are among them.

One resident suggested constructing a skate park, claiming that neighborhood youth have been requesting one for years.

Next week, the group will have another meeting.

Following that, they will present their ideas at a public forum, currently scheduled for August 30, and then to the Roanoke City Council.

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