Gerald J. Spates
P. O. Drawer 368
Farmville, VA 23901
Term Expires: Appointed yearly; Town Manager since 1975
Education: Served six and a half years as Commissioned Officer in the Army Corp's of Engineers
Family: Wife, Linda and two children
The Town Manager is appointed by Council to govern the daily functions of the town. Some of the responsibilities of the Town Manager consist of carrying out the policies and ordinances of council; advising council on the affairs of the Town; addressing citizens’ comments; and supervision over all departments.
The Town Manager's Office handles the rental and use of all Town owned properties, such as Wilck's Lake Island, Riverfront Park, Crute Stage, South Street Conference Building and the Historic Train Station. For rental information, please visit the Town Rental Facilities page or contact the Town Manager's Office.
The Town Manager's Office is also a valuable resource for any questions about the town. Please feel free to contact the office, if you have any questions, suggestions or concerns.