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Rocky Mount’s latest City Council meetings are available here.

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Parks and Recreation Public Input Meetings

The city of Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation Department is conducting public input meetings for their Comprehensive Recreation Master Plan which will guide the development and renovation of city parks, greenspaces, trails and greenways for the next ten years.

There will be eight public input meetings, one in each ward and one city-wide, to ensure residents have an opportunity to provide input.

The meetings are floating from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm. Participation will take 15-20 minutes. For more information concerning the planning process, please visit: rockymountnc.gov/park-planning

City earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from Government Finance Officers Association

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recently awarded the City of Rocky Mount the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its’ FY 2024 Fiscal Plan.

The award represents a significant achievement for the city and reflects the commitment to meet the highest principles of governmental budgeting. To receive the budget award, the city had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation, and budget documents in all four categories as well as in the fourteen mandatory criteria within these categories had to be rated “proficient”. The categories are:

    •  a policy document
    • a financial plan
    • an operations guide
    • a communications device

“I am extremely proud of our budget team. Their hard work and dedication is apparent every day in the work they do. I commend the Mayor and City Council for their leadership and our residents for their input,” said City Manager Keith C. Rogers Jr.

The Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation was presented to Budget Manager Keyana Walston as part of the team primarily responsible for having achieved the award.

“This recognition is a reflection of the work of our entire budget office. We will continue to strive for budget processes that are best not only for our departments, but the city of Rocky Mount as a whole,” said Walston.

Over 1,600 agencies participate in the Budget Awards Program. The most recent Budget Award recipients, along with their corresponding budget document, are posted quarterly on GFOA’s website.

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Citizen Resource Center

This Citizen Resource Center contains information from local, state, and federal agencies and organizations providing important information and exceptional services for citizens of Rocky Mount. The Citizen Resource Center is for information purposes only, and we encourage you to contact organizations or businesses directly for additional information.

City Manager's Award

The City of Rocky Mount considers its employees to be one of its most valuable assets. The City Manager’s Awards Program is a recognition program that acknowledges employees who go above and beyond the job description requirements and excels at exemplifying the City’s core values: Customer-Centered Service, Professionalism, Respect, Teamwork & Leadership, and Supportive Work Environment.

2024 Property Tax Revaluation Information

North Carolina has seen an increase in real property valuations due to the overall growth in population, which has increased development and demand for housing. Revaluations ensure that property owners pay their fair share of property taxes that provide services like police and fire protection, public schools, paramedics, parks, public health, law enforcement, affordable housing, and other community services. Click here to view the frequently asked questions.

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Rocky Mount Job Opportunities

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Rocky Mount Fire Department

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Rocky Mount Police Department

Our police department is looking for new recruits. Do you have what it takes to answer the call? Click here to find out more.