Joe Cobb to run for second term on Roanoke City Council

Cobb has served on council since 2018

ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke City Councilman Joe Cobb has announced that he will be seeking another term on the city council in November 2022.

Cobb has served on the council since 2018, even serving as vice-mayor from July 1, 2018, to Dec. 31, 2020.

On Saturday at about 11 a.m., Cobb told 10 News many of his future plans, like working on expanding transportation and tackling the problem of gun violence in our city.

“We have so much pain and hurt and trauma in our community from so many different levels,” Cobb said. “We need to commit ourselves to making healthcare, mental healthcare and supportive services available to absolutely everyone without barriers to access.”

His top priorities are improving education for minority students, expanding transportation and healing the City of Roanoke.

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