Directory of Town Services

Town Manager's Office

C. James Ervin, Town Manager
Town of Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Ph: 540-483-7660   Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail: jervin@rockymountva.org

The Manager interprets and implements policy determined by Council; oversees the enforcement of all laws and ordinances; appoints, directs, and evaluates all department heads and employees on the basis of merit and job performance; prepares and recommends annual operating and capital budgets; prepares agenda materials for meetings; keeps the Council advised of present financial conditions and future needs of the government through regular reports to Council; represents the Town in daily routine relations with the public, the media, other governmental entities, and private agencies; serves on various boards and committees; and other duties as may be described by the Town Charter or required of him by ordinance or mandate of the Council.


Town Clerk's Office

Town of Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Ph: 540-483-7660    Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail:  government@rockymountva.org

The Town Clerk serves at the pleasure of Town Council.  The Town Clerk gives notice of Council meetings to its members and the public; keeps the journal of its proceedings; keeps all papers, documents and records pertaining to the Town; keeps and attests the Town seal; and performs such other duties as assigned to the Town Clerk by the Town Charter or by the Town Council. The Town Clerk also serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Town Manager.


Finance Department

Linda Woody, Director of Finance
Town of Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA  24151
Ph: 540-483-5243   Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail: lwoody@rockymountva.org

The Finance Department includes: the Finance Director; an Internal Services Administrator who is responsible for human resources and benefits coordination; an Accounting Technician who is responsible for payroll, accounts payable processing, as well as data entry and maintenance of the general ledger; and two Account Clerks who serve primarily as customer service representatives, cash collections, utility billing and clerical support.


Community Development and Planning Department

Mark W. Moore, Assistant Town Manager & Community Development Director
Town of Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA  24151
Ph: 540-483-5243   Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail:  mmoore@rockymountva.org 

The Community Development Department manages the orderly growth and development of the Town, creates and facilitates economic development, and helps the community fulfill Town Council's vision for a clean, safe, and vibrant Rocky Mount. The Community Development Director oversees the Planning and Zoning Departments, as well as GIS and Code Inspections.

Jessica H. Heckman, Town Planner
Town of Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Ph: 540-483-0907 Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail:  jheckman@rockymountva.org

The Planner reports to the Community Development Director and is also the staff liaison of the Rocky Mount Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. The Community Development Department reviews site plans, issues sign permits and zoning permits, manager erosion & sedimentation control, and oversees proper land use planning. 

Beth Simms Campos, Cultural and Economic Development Director
Town of Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Ph: 540-483-0907 Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail:  bsimms@rockymountva.org

The Cultural and Economic Development Director is responsible for actively recruiting and engaging current and new businesses to the town. 

Cherie Compton, Community Development & Planning Assistant
Town Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Ph: 540-483-0907 Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail:  ccompton@rockymountva.org

The Deputy Clerk gives notice of Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals meetings to its members and the public, and keeps the journal of all proceedings. The Deputy Clerk also serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Town Manager and Community Development & Planning Department. 


Police Department

Ken Criner, Chief of Police
Rocky Mount Police Department
1250 N. Main Street, Rocky Mount, VA  24151
Ph: 540-483-9275     Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail: kcriner@rockymountva.org

The Police Department is responsible for patrol duties throughout the Town's corporate limits, working with citizens in neighborhood watch programs, investigations of criminal activities, arresting criminal offenders, providing testimony in criminal trials, issuing citations, code enforcement, parking enforcement on public streets and parking lots, traffic control and signalization, education and crime prevention, and other matters related to public safety.


Public Works Department

Brian Schofield, Director of Public Works
Town of Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA  24151
Ph: 540-483-1320   Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail: bschofield@rockymountva.org

The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining streets, traffic signals and signs, water distribution, wastewater collection, meter reading, sidewalks, storm water management, building and grounds maintenance, cemetery and parks grounds keeping, public right-of-way maintenance, street cleaning and refuse collection. This department provides all maintenance services within the current corporate limits, as well as responsibility for utility lines throughout the service area.


Wastewater Treatment Plant

Tim Burton, Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent
Town of Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Ph: 540-483-1202    Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail: tburton@rockymountva.org

The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the wastewater collection system to the Wastewater Treatment Plant. These lines lie both inside the corporate limits and outside for industrial and commercial development.


Water Treatment Plant 

Kevin Adkins, Acting Water Treatment Plant Superintendent
Town of Rocky Mount
345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Ph: 540-483-5747   Fax: 540-483-8830
E-mail: bdeitrich@rockymountva.org

The Rocky Mount Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the water distribution system and storage tanks to our customers. The Town currently has approximately 2,700 connections, including residential, commercial, institutional and industrial users.