Town Council

Regular Meetings

  • 6:00 pm
  • 2nd Monday of every month
  • Council Chambers
    Town of Rocky Mount Municipal Building
    345 Donald Avenue
    Rocky Mount, VA  24151

The Town of Rocky Mount encourages all of its citizens to actively participate in Town government.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  1. C. Holland Perdue III

    C. Holland Perdue


    Mayor Perdue was elected to Town Council in 2022.

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    Billie W. Stockton

    Vice Mayor

    Vice Mayor Stockton was elected in May 2012. His love for the Town of Rocky Mount and the desire to see the community progress are the driving forces behind his aspirations to public office. He is a graduate of Franklin County High School and Jefferson County University in Watertown, NY. Following a six-year stint in the U.S. Army, Mr. Stockton devoted his thirty-year career to law enforcement, serving as the Franklin County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy. He enjoys walking, traveling, family time and riding motorcycles. He is an avid volunteer who is always willing to help and believes that volunteering and giving back to the community is very important. Currently, Mr. Stockton is enjoying his retirement with his wife, Janet Stockton.

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    A. Ralph Casey

    Council Member

    Council Member Casey retired from Appalachian Power in 2008 after more than 35 years with the company and lives in town with his wife, Leola. They have 4 grown children and 5 grandchildren.

  1. Benjamin K. Mullins

    Benjamin K. Mullins

    Council Member

    Council Member Mullins was elected to Town Council in 2022.

  1. David K. Clements

    David K. Clements

    Council Member

    Council Member David Clements has been a lifelong resident of Rocky Mount and is the former owner of David Clements Plumbing, a business he operated for 48 years.  Council Member Clements also represents the Rocky Mount district on the Franklin County Planning Commission and he has been a member of the Rocky Mount Volunteer Fire Department for the past 46 years as a volunteer firefighter.

    Council Member Clements is a member of the Rocky Mount United Methodist Church and currently serves on the church Finance Committee. He has been married to his wife Susan Clements for 45 years and they have two grown children and one grandson.

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    Mark Newbill

    Council Member

    Council Member Newbill has served on Rocky Mount Town Council for a total of 11 years, including 5 years as the Mayor of Rocky Mount. He is currently working as a contractor and enjoys showing dairy cattle. He also serves as a member of the Rocky Mount Rotary Club. Council Member Newbill wants to continue to make Rocky Mount a great place to live and work.  

  1. Lee_Tyler

    Tyler Lee

    Council Member

    Council Member Lee is a native of Alcoa, Tennessee that found his way to Rocky Mount, Virginia through his academics and athletic abilities on the tennis court at Ferrum College (2010-2014). Lee has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences, and received his Masters of Healthcare Administration from Radford in May (2021). Lee’s resume is extremely impressive with community engagement awards, board presents nationally and locally, and always striving to improve his community’s health and wellbeing. He is very happy to be a new father to Jackson Lee and married to the love of his life Franklin County native Julie “Kingery” Lee. In their free time they enjoy traveling to watch sports (Go Vols and Ferrum Panthers) and relaxing at a few of their favorite places in Rocky Mount (to many to list). He is currently using his coaching skills to help build relationship in the private banking industry (Ridge View Bank) and form partnerships with new and existing clients.  Lee is the youngest ever elected official for the Town of Rocky Mount, Va.


The government of the Town of Rocky Mount adheres to the Council-Manager form of government, with the Rocky Mount Town Council being the legislative policy-making body. The Council is composed of six members, elected at-large every two years in four-year staggered terms. The mayor is the chief presiding officer of the Town Council and is elected by the citizens for a term of four years. The vice mayor is elected by the Council to preside in the absence of the mayor.

The Council is organized into a committee system in which committees hear proposals and make recommendations to the full Council, and committee meetings are held periodically as needed.