Event Center – City of Rocky Mount Event Center Market/Feasibility Study

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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, 2013

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Proposed $37.2 Million City of Rocky Mount Event Center Presentation

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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 ...

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$20 million squandered or invested by the City of Rocky Mount?

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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 ...

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What does $647 million in property tax value get you?

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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 ...

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Welcome

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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 ...

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