The Rocky Mount Telegram does not “believe an event center is in the best interests of this community at this time.”
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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 →
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.Continue Reading →
Posted by: TheCommunityCouncil
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 →
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 →
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.
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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 →