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The legislative body of the government of the City of Rocky Mount is comprised of a Mayor and seven (7) member City Council. The City is divided into seven (7) wards and each ward is represented by a Councilmember who resides in the ward. The Mayor is elected at-large by the citizens and serves a four-year term. Members of the City Council serve four (4) year terms and are elected by the voters of the wards in which they reside. Elections are held every two (2) years in order that the terms of office will be staggered.

The City Council meets in regular session twice each month on the 2nd Monday at 7:00 p.m. and on the 4th Monday at 4:00 p.m. These meetings are held in the City Council Chamber on the Third Floor of the Municipal Administrative Complex, located at One Government Plaza, downtown Rocky Mount.

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David W. Combs
Term: 2007-2015
112 Ashcroft Court
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

(O) 937-2121
(R) 443-5053
Andre Knight
Ward 1
Term: 2003-2015
1517 Cherry Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27801

(Work) 443-1619
Reuben C. Blackwell, IV
Ward 2
Term: 2000-2017
P.O. Box 2723
Rocky Mount, NC 27802

(O) 212-3480
Lamont Wiggins
Ward 3
Term: 1997-2017
PO Box 2152
Rocky Mount, NC 27802-2152

(O) 977-3937
(R) 446-5547
Lois Watkins
Ward 4
Term: 2007-2015
700 Burton Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27803

(R) 446-0468
Tom Rogers
Ward 5
Term: 2007-2015
349 Iron Horse Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

(R) (252) 937-2415
Mayor Pro Tem 2015
W.B. Bullock
Ward 6
Term: 2002-2017
3112 Ridgecrest Drive
Rocky Mount, NC 27803

(O) 443-6465
(R) 937-4719
Chris Carroll Miller
Ward 7
Term: 2002-2017
1229 Green Tee Lane
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

(O) 977-1438
(R) 977-1438