Notice is hereby given that the Roanoke Rapids City Council Regular Meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 21, 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: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81843017938?pwd=NnRKbHhiQS8vYmpvbThYVkE0SlV0UT09
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: 81843017938 followed by the pound sign (#) and then enter meeting password: 928022 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.
The following procedures have been put in place to provide the public with the ability to address the City Council during the Public Comment Period.
A Public Comment Period, not to exceed 15 minutes, will be held after the approval of the meeting agenda.
Those that wish to address the City Council during the Public Comment Period should call the City Clerk at (252) 533-2840 to register no later than Monday, April 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Registered participants will be given a link to speak at the meeting via Zoom, a remote conferencing service.
Callers will be held in queue and will be muted until they are called on to speak.
Speakers will be called in the order that they are registered.
Individual comments are limited to three minutes.
If a person participating remotely willfully disrupts the Council meeting, then upon direction by the Mayor, such person may be removed from electronic participation.
Messages must be labeled Public Comment in the subject line.
Comments submitted must be free of inappropriate language and submitted in a respectful manner.
Comments will be read by the City Clerk into the record after all registered speakers have addressed the City Council.
Comments read by the City Clerk are subject to the time limits set by the Public Comment procedures.
Any public comment or email received by the City is subject to the public records law and will be made available to the media. These communications are not confidential.