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May 1, 2020

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

(252) 533-2800


(All City meetings are open to the public):

City Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Roanoke Rapids City Council Regular Meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. The City of Roanoke Rapids will be keeping measures in place in an ongoing effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  These measures include barring the public from physical attendance at the meeting, employing social distancing, and implementing remote participation. This meeting will be held electronically with a limited number of City Council members being present in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall located at 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC and other City Council members joining via Zoom.

Join the meeting through Zoom on your computer or smartphone

Click on the following link or type it into your internet browser:


Webinar ID: 836 4102 4487

Password: 892123

If you have not used Zoom before, we encourage you to download the application from their website at www.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: 836 4102 4487 followed by the pound sign (#) and then enter meeting password: 892123 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.

Those that wish to address the City Council during the Public Comment Period should call the City Clerk at (252) 533-2840 to register or you may submit written comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Monday, May 4, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Library Advisory Committee Meeting

The rescheduled Library Advisory Committee meeting for May 14 at 6:30 p.m. has been cancelled.  The next scheduled meeting is Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.


The City of Roanoke Rapids is NOT accepting applications at the present time.

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



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

Beautification Committee

Planning Board/Board of Adjustment (In-Town & ETJ member)  

Senior Center Advisory Committee        

Historic Preservation Advisory Committee


Mayor Emery G. Doughtie       Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee            

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

Joseph Scherer, City Manager   Geoffrey Davis, City Attorney

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