Vinton Town Manager Chris Lawrence announced today that he has accepted a position as Deputy Town Manager for Community Development for the Town of Blacksburg. His last day with the Town of Vinton will be January 1, 2016. He will begin work in Blacksburg on January 4, 2016.
Lawrence worked for the Town of Blacksburg for 10 years before becoming Vinton’s Town Manager in 2008.
“I thank Chris for his dedicated service to the Town of Vinton and know that he will be a very successful Deputy Town Manager for Blacksburg,” said Mayor Brad Grose. “We wish him the best.”
Vinton Town Council will meet soon to select an interim town manager and to develop the recruitment process to replace Lawrence.