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August 4, 2019

J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station:  1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800


(All City meetings are open to the public):


Notice is hereby given that the Regular Meeting of the Roanoke Rapids City Council

scheduled for Tuesday, August 6, 2019 has been cancelled due to lack of a quorum.

The next regular City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall.


 Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing scheduled for August 6, 2019 to hear the following item has been cancelled due to lack of a quorum:

 Rezoning Request – Leonard Love is requesting an amendment to the Roanoke Rapids Zoning Map to rezone properties addressed as 205, 207 and 209 Mullen Drive, Halifax Co. Parcels 0904738 (0.243+ acre), 0906312 (0.232+ acre) and 0902191 (0.218+ acre) from R-6, Residential District to B-4, Commercial District. Located on the 205 Mullen Dr. parcel is a single-family house, along with two (2) accessory buildings in which the applicant operates a vehicle repair business.

The Public Hearing has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall located at 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC.


 The City of Roanoke Rapids is accepting applications for the following positions:

 Administrative Support Assistant I

An employee in this position would be working in the Planning and Development Department. 

Desired Qualifications: Must be able to perform administrative, clerical and recordkeeping duties  Excellent and professional telephone techniques, and customer services skills are a must - Must have proficient skills in Microsoft Word and Excel  - Must possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with other departments, employees, vendors, and the general public (Salary range: $27,283.45 - $40,473.12 yr.) 

To Apply for this position: Applicants MUST submit a cover letter, resume and City of Roanoke Rapids employment application

Deadline for submission of applications:No later than 5:00 pm  Friday – August 16th , 2019

Part-Time Building Supervisor (Parks & Recreation Department)

This may include any of our recreation facilities:  TJ Davis Recreation Center, Aquatic Center, Jo Story Senior Center, Chaloner Recreation Center, Public Library, Canal Museum, Kirkwood Adams Community Center, or Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall. An employee in this position supervises scheduled activities and is the City’s point of contact during these activities. Hours are mainly evenings and weekends according to activities that are scheduled. (Open until filled)

Recreation Program Supervisor (Aquatic Center - Parks & Recreation) 

A candidate in this class plans, coordinates and supervises the Aquatic Center programs and activities.  

A successful candidate will have demonstrated management experience in the aquatics field, strong supervisory skills and ability to motivate a team, and a strong sense of safety with the ability to implement good practices  

Desired Qualifications - High school diploma or equivalent. – Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in recreation administration, physical education or related degree and considerable experience in the recreational programming preferred- Certified in American Red Cross CPR/AED preferred, First Aid & Lifeguarding preferred -3yrs. of lifeguarding experience preferred -Management experience – Must have excellent people service skills - Ability to provide service with integrity -Good verbal and written communication skills.  Must hold a valid Class C North Carolina Driver’s License. (Open until filled)

Police Officer (Roanoke Rapids Police Department)

An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties to protect life and property in the City. Basic Law Enforcement Training is preferred but not required. (Open Until Filled)

The City of Roanoke Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Applications may be obtained at www.roanokerapidsnc.com or may be picked up at City Hall – 1040 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Kathy A. Kearney – HR Manager – City of Roanoke Rapids

Phone: (252) 533-2845 – Fax (252) 537-2097


NATIONAL NIGHT OUT: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in The Centre at Halifax Community College. Brooke Simpson will be performing. Free Admission. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.


Contact Traci Storey, City Clerk, at (252) 533-2840 for committee information.

►Planning Board/Board of Adjustment (In Town & ETJ)

►Senior Center Advisory Committee     

►Historic Preservation Advisory Committee


Mayor Emery G. Doughtie   Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee            

Council Members:  Ernest C. Bobbitt, Suetta S. Scarbrough, Wayne Smith

Joseph Scherer, City Manager  Gilbert Chichester, City Attorney

Traci V. Storey, City Clerk  Kathy Kearney, Deputy City Clerk