Town Manager

Rolesville operates under a council-manager form of government, where the Town Board is responsible for legislative actions and the Town Manager is responsible for overseeing Town operations.

The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Board as Chief Administrative Officer of the town, and is ultimately responsible for the enforcement of local laws, and the assurance of sound fiscal and operational practices of the town.

More information about the job of the Town Manager is provided by the International City/County Management Association.


Kelly Arnold was appointed as Rolesville Town Manager on June 5, 2018. A native of Colorado, he earned his Bachelor’s in Business from Colorado State University and his Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Kansas. He has worked in local government for his entire career, including serving as City Manager for the cities of Laramie, Wyoming; Grand Junction, Colorado; and Windsor, Colorado.

Arnold is a member of the International City/County Management Association, and he holds the Credentialed Manager designation. He is also a member of the North Carolina City/County Management Association.

Arnold and his wife, Jill, live in Rolesville and are actively engaged in the community and region.

Town Manager
Town Manager

Office Address

502 Southtown Circle

Rolesville, NC 27571


Mailing Address

PO Box 250

Rolesville, NC 27571