An online forum in Blacksburg is giving people an opportunity to connect with town leaders.
Speak Up Blacksburg allows users to post comments on different town projects and issues.
Those comments can then be shared and liked by other users.
Blacksburg Mayor Ron Rordam said the town keeps a close eye on the forum for feedback and ideas.
"In Blacksburg we take a lot of pride in encouraging citizen involvement because that's where the ideas come from," Rordam said.
Click here to join the conversation on Speak Up Blacksburg.