Rocky Mount Telegram Opposes the Proposed Event Center.

Posted by:

The Rocky Mount Telegram does not “believe an event center is in the best interests of this community at this time.”

To read their editorial please go to: Event center not a good idea at this time

Continue Reading →
0

New $25 Fee or Tax? – Nash County Solid Waste Program

Posted by:

The Rocky Mount Telegram reported on March 24, 2014 that the Nash County Commissioners requested a $25.00 fee to be included in the next budget proposal.  This is a departure from previous protocol by excluding incorporated areas for use of Nash County convenience center fees.

“Nash County commissioners voted unanimously Monday to direct staff to include a new $25 per year convenience center fee for households in incorporated areas of the county in the budget recommendation for next fiscal year.” Continue Reading →

0

Proposed Rocky Mount Event Center Financing

Posted by:

On March 24th, the Rocky Mount City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting consisted of presentations by Davenport & Company, Bridget Chisholm with BWC Consulting and an attorney.  The presentation consisted of four (4) scenarios in a report titled Event Center Financing Discussion Materials.

In addition, please read the AECOM Rocky Mount Event ...

Continue Reading →
0

How will you pay for the Event Center?

Posted by:

How will you pay for the Event Center?

Continue Reading →
0

Things to Consider with the City of Rocky Mount Proposed Event Center

Posted by:

We encourage folks to read both the Rocky Mount Event Center Market Feasibility Study by AECOM and Frequently Asked Questions piece published by the City of Rocky Mount.  After reading we encourage folks to consider the positive and negative consequences of  building a facility of this magnitude.  The Community Council has a list of things to consider with ...

Continue Reading →
0

Financing Options for the proposed Rocky Mount Event Center

Posted by:

Rocky Mount City Manager, Charles Penny, will present financing options for the proposed Event Center at the 2:00 PM City Council of the Whole Meeting March 24, 2014.

Click here to add to your calendar

Announcement made during the February 24, 2014 City Council Meeting

Continue Reading →
1

We Have Issues – Let’s solve them together.

Posted by:

The Community Council _Newspaper Ad_RMT_FIN - Feb 2014

Continue Reading →
0

Why the Community Council?

Posted by:

The Community Council was formed with the idea of providing information to the citizens to encourage them to make informed decisions.  As our mission states: The Community Council is a non-political, unaffiliated group of concerned citizens, interested in the quality of life, present and future economic growth, and fiscal well-being of Nash & Edgecombe Counties and Rocky Mount.

The Community Council will research and write about specific aspects of local government.  We certainly have areas we plan to research and subsequently ...

Continue Reading →
0

Community Council – Organizational Meeting

Posted by:

Due to the forecast of snow the meeting has been rescheduled for February 5, 2014.  No change to place or time.  Please note the meeting  should only last one (1) hour.

 

Braswell Memorial Library – Warner Meeting Room
727 N Grace St
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

February 5, 2013 at 5:30pm

Please join us for an informational meeting regarding the Community Council.  Learn more about our purpose and mission.  Opportunity to suggest future research and opportunity to volunteer.

Continue Reading →

0

Wrong Time, Wrong Place, Maybe Wrong all the way Around?

Posted by:

The proposed Downtown Event Center should be a concern to every citizen in the City of Rocky Mount, Nash and Edgecombe Counties.  Now is the time for each citizen to review the study and the proposal delivered by the AECOM consultants.  It appears our Rocky Mount Elected Officials have the project loaded on a train that is ready to leave the station.  We simply say, WAIT, Do Not Get in a Hurry and do what is right.  Educate ...

Continue Reading →
2
Page 5 of 6 «...23456