City Council to consider repairs


Staff Writer

Saturday, April 20, 2019

The Rocky Mount City Council is set to discuss roof repairs among other topics Monday afternoon.

The council is scheduled to hold a public hearing relative to application to the Local Government Commission for approval of an installment purchase contract for fiscal year 2019 construction projects.

The city is seeking arrangement with PNC Bank, National Association for $833,000 with a fixed interest rate of 2.36 percent for a 59-month term; $1.2 million with a fixed interest rate of 2.96 percent for a 59-month term; and $1 million with a fixed interest rate of 2.60 percent for an 84-month term with a total cost of $3.1 million.

The planned work includes:

■ Roof repairs for the Senior Center for $443,000.

■ Roof repairs at the Judicial Center for $390,000.

■ Gas main project for $1.2 million.

■ Fire station improvements at $1 million.

The council also will make several presentations including proclaiming next week as Community Development Week in Rocky Mount.

The council is set to proclaim May as Preservation Month. The city's Development Services Director Will Deaton and members of the Historic Preservation Commission will be present.

As always, the council will receive comments from the public. To speak, complete he citizen sign-in sheet and provide to police officer. Presentations are limited to three minutes.

The council is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. in the George W. Dudley City Council Chamber of the Frederick E. Turnage Municipal Building in downtown Rocky Mount.