UPCOMING CITY MEETINGS:
City Council Regular Meeting
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 5:15 p.m.
Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall
Citizens are invited to attend the meeting or you may
join the meeting via Zoom. See link below:
Join the meeting through Zoom on your computer or smartphone
Click on the following link or type it into your internet browser:
If you have not used Zoom before, we encourage you to download the application from their website at https://zoom.us/ prior to the meeting. There is no cost associated with the software or to attend the meeting.
Join the meeting through audio only via telephone
Call 1-301-715-8592. When prompted, enter Meeting ID: 88255634675 followed by the pound sign (#) and then enter meeting Password: 343572 followed by the pound sign (#). Depending on your telephone carrier, long distance charges may apply.
Watch the meeting on television
We will live broadcast our meeting on Spectrum channel 193 beginning at 5:15 PM.
NOTICE OF BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING
A copy of the Proposed Budget for FY 2020 - 2021 for the City of Roanoke Rapids has been presented to the Roanoke Rapids City Council, and is available for public inspection on the City’s website (See link below) and in the City Clerk’s Office by appointment. A public hearing will be held by the City Council at a meeting scheduled for 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall, 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC. Citizens are invited to make written or oral comments.
TENTATIVE ANNUAL BUDGET ESTIMATE FOR FISCAL YEAR
JULY 1, 2020 TO JUNE 30, 2021
|General Fund (Operating)||$15,375,502|
|Transfer to Other Funds||$(1,256,184)|
|Municipal Swimming Pool Fund||$ 36,150|
|Drug Enforcement Fund||$ 25,000|
|Roanoke Rapids Theatre||$ 1,256,184|
LEVY OF TAXES: The proposed budget includes a tax rate of $.651 per One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation.
PUBLISHED IN COMPLIANCE WITH NCGS 159-12.
CITY OF ROANOKE RAPIDS
BY: TRACI V. STOREY, CITY CLERK
All City facilities temporary closing to public
The City of Roanoke Rapids will continue to maintain City services. In an effort to continue to limit the impact of the COVID-19 virus in the community; however, the City will close all of its facilities to the public, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 18. The closure is in effect until further notice.
Members of the public are asked to conduct business with the City of Roanoke Rapids by phone at (252) 533-2800 or online at www.roanokerapidsnc.com. Examples of services that can be conducted online include the option to download permit applications (such as building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permit); employment applications; and departmental information.
A collection drop-box is available in the foyer of City Hall for deliveries, permit applications and payments by check-only (please do not include cash). For immediate concerns, please call the intended department phone number listed so we may work with you on a solution for your operational needs.
The City of Roanoke Rapids remains committed to providing all essential services at this time, and City officials will work to return to normal operating procedures as soon as possible.
The Magistrate’s office will remain open for business with public access.
Below is a list of helpful phone numbers for those seeking to contact city staff. In case of emergency, please dial 9-1-1.
• Directory/Switchboard: (252) 533-2800
• City Manager: (252)533-2840
• Public Works: (252) 533-2846
• Planning & Development: (252) 533-2844
• Parks & Recreation: (252) 533-2847
• Police (non-emergency): (252) 533-2810
• Fire Department (non-emergency): Station 1 (252) 533-2880; Station 2 (252) 573-9032
• Finance: (252) 533-2841
• Human Resources: (252) 533-2845
• Main Street: (252) 533-2838
CITY RECYCLING CONTAINER SITES
The City of Roanoke Rapids has two recycling container sites. One is at the Public Works facility located at 1313 Hinson Street and the other is located at the Aquatic Center at TJ Davis Recreation at 500 E. 6th Street. The public will have 24-hour access to these facilities for combined recyclable materials.
For more information, contact the Public Works Department at (252) 533-2846.
Contact Traci Storey, City Clerk, at 533-2840 for committee information.
- Beautification Committee
- Historic Preservation Advisory Committee
- Planning Board/Board of Adjustment (In Town & ETJ Member)
- Senior Center Advisory Committee