Roane County, West Virginia


Welcome to the Roane County Commission Web Page!

Click HERE for a brief overview.

  The County Commission is the governing body of a County. Roane County has a three-member commission.  Commissioners serve in part-time positions with a salary set by the legislature based on Assessed Valuation of Property in the County.

 County Commission Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at Noon in the Commission Court Room.  Click here to view the meeting [agenda].

Informal Town Hall Meetings are scheduled throughout the county. Everyone is welcome to attend and share ideas in a relaxed, casual atmosphere.  Commissioners and Elected Officials are on hand to share information and answer any questions.  Please plan to attend one nearest you.  The next Town Hall meeting has not been scheduled.

 Please Contact Us:

Email President Randy Whited or call him at 927-5500

Email  Commissioner, Merlin Shamblin or call him at 927-0293

Email Commissioner Andrew Corkrean.

Email the Administrative Assistant, Jennifer Randolph

Commissioners' powers and duties include: the custody, through their clerks, of all deeds and other papers presented for record in their county; the administration of the fiscal affairs and internal police of their counties with the authority to lay county levies (taxes); and serve as the judge of elections.

Other duties and responsibilities include: Preparation and adoption of county office budgets (except judicial); probate matters jurisdiction; lay and disburse county levies; sit as Board of Equalization and Review; appoint Fiduciary Commissioners to oversee and settle certain estates; appoint members of certain county boards, authorities and public service districts; adopt ordinances and orders in areas of jurisdiction; and consider payment vouchers for all elected county offices (except judicial).

Visit  for the most recent financial Audit. 

Interested in utilizing the Courthouse Grounds for an event?  Follow these links to view the Courthouse Grounds Use Policy and the Application.

County Commission Meetings are held in the Commission Court Room.  Click here to view the meeting [agenda].

 The Roane County Commission does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and age in employment or the delivery of services including those that are funded in whole or part using State or Federal Grants.  To file a complaint of discrimination regarding employment or the delivery of services provided please contact the West Virginia Human Rights Commission or the Office for Civil Rights