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 →
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The City of Rocky Mount has released the proposed Event Center Market/Feasibility Study by AECOM Technical Services, Inc (AECOM).
The following link is to the AECOM Technical Services, Inc (AECOM) presentation given to the Rocky Mount City Council Committee of the Whole December 9, 2013Continue Reading →
What: Proposed $43.6 Million City of Rocky Mount Event Center Presentation
When: Monday, December 9, 2013, 4 – 6pm
Where: The Fred Turnage Municipal Building on Franklin St – Committee Room
Why: — Please Read Below —
You have an opportunity to let your Rocky Mount City Council representative know you care about the proposed construction of an Event Center.
According to an article in The Rocky Mount Telegram by Brie Handgraaf the City Council will be presented results of a study recommending the ...Continue Reading →
Our October 30, 2013 blog post focused on 2013 revenue and expenses on specific City of Rocky Mount facilities. We will now focus on those same facilities for the time period of 2008 to 2013.
As the previous blog stated, most of us agree that a municipality exists to provide for the common good of its citizens. As with anything in life you have to wisely pick and choose ...Continue Reading →
Most of us agree that a municipality exists to provide for the common good of its citizens. Without question museums, art centers, sports facilities, and other facilities should be considered useful facilities that benefit its citizens.
The challenge that business owners face is the cost benefit of any service we provide. We certainly understand that a municipality cannot make decisions based upon pure business logic but neither can it be ignored. Obviously, if tax rates have to be increased to fund ...Continue Reading →
The City of Rocky Mount along with the two counties it straddles (Nash and Edgecombe) is ideally located and is comprised of wonderful people. We have wonderful leaders that need input from the citizens they represent. We are no different from many other communities; allowing our leaders (managers, city council and county commissioners) to decide our futures without input. Many of us are oblivious to the decisions and policies enacted that directly impact us.
The Community Council has been formed to ...Continue Reading →