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June 14, 2024

J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station:  1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800



(All City meetings are open to the public)

City Council Regular Meeting

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall, 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC.

Meetings can be viewed at this link


Notice is hereby given that the Roanoke Rapids City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, June 18th, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall located at 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC to hear the following item:

Consideration of Land Use Ordinance Amendments to amend “Multi-use Outdoor Recreation Facility” use in the Entertainment Overlay District. 

ARTICLE II: Basic Definitions and Interpretations to consider renaming and adding a definition of the term “Multi-use Indoor/Outdoor Entertainment/Recreation Facility” 

ARTICLE XXIV: OVERLAY DISTRICTS. Part I., Section 151-363(8), Table of Permitted Uses in the Entertainment District to consider adding “Multi-Use Indoor/Outdoor Entertainment/Recreation Facility” as a use by right. 

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, June 13th, 2024).  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.

City Council meetings may now be viewed on YouTube (See City website for link).


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


Main Street Development Director

Parks & Recreation Director

Public Works Cemetery Groundskeeper

PT Recreation Building Supervisor

For more information on our job opportunities, please visit www.roanokerapidsnc.com/employment

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 atwww.roanokerapidsnc.com or may be picked up at

City Hall – 1040 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Christina Caudle – Human Resources Director – City of Roanoke Rapids

Phone: (252) 533-2845 – Fax (252) 537-2097


MUNICIPAL OFFICES CLOSED/TRASH COLLECTION:  Municipal Offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2024, in observance of Independence Day. Thursday’s trash route will be collected on Wednesday, July 3rd. 


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

Beautification Committee

Senior Center Advisory Committee

Historic Preservation Advisory Committee

Library Advisory Committee


Mayor Emery G. Doughtie       Mayor Pro Tem Wayne Smith             

Council Members:  W. Keith Bell, Sandra W. Bryant, Rex Stainback, Curtis Strickland

Kelly Traynham, City Manager  Geoffrey Davis, City Attorney

Traci V. Storey, City Clerk