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August 11, 2019

J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station:  1040 Roanoke Avenue

(252) 533-2800


(All City meetings are open to the public):

City Council Meeting

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall.


Notice is hereby given that the Roanoke Rapids City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall located at 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC to hear the following item:

Rezoning Request (map attached) – 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.

Any resident or property owner in the city’s zoning jurisdiction may submit written statements concerning this matter.  Please include your name and address on all written statements and submit to City Clerk Traci Storey at least two business days prior to the City Council meeting (deadline of 12 p.m. Thursday, August 29, 2019).  After this deadline, citizens are encouraged to attend the public hearing to present comments.

Related information is available for public inspection in the Planning and Development office at the J. Reuben Daniel City Hall, 1040 Roanoke Avenue. Any persons, firms, organizations or corporations interested in this matter are urged to attend the meeting.

The City of Roanoke Rapids will provide reasonable accommodations and services for any qualified disabled person interested in attending the meeting.  To request the above you may call the Planning and Development Office at (252) 533-2844 no later than three (3) days prior to the date of the meeting.


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

Administrative Support Assistant I (Planning & Development Department)

An employee in this position would be working as an administrative support employee 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

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


CHALONER PARK GRAND OPENING and First Baptist Back to School Bash: Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Chaloner Recreation Center, 200 Dixie Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC.


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