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City to switch disinfectants temporarily
05/06/2021
On an annual basis since 2003, the city of Rocky Mount has temporarily used a different disinfectant in its water supply. A conversion to chlorine will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2021 and will last for up to 30 days to clear the system of ammonia, which can serve as potential food for certain types of microorganisms.
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Restaurant Revitalization Fund to aid small businesses
04/23/2021
The Restaurant Revitalization Fund is designed to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. The program provides restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location
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Tar River Transit offering free vaccination appointment service
02/16/2021
To assist with COVID-19 vaccination opportunities, the city’s Tar River Transit service is offering free rides to those with scheduled appointments to "drive-up" sites.
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Business and Collections Services to offer utilities payment assistance
02/03/2021
The city of Rocky Mount’s Business and Collections Services Department will utilize the Community Development Block Grant CARES Act to assist utilities customers within the city limits who meet income requirements. The program is designed for low-to-moderate income households impacted by the loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic
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City campaign encourages face coverings
08/14/2020
The city of Rocky Mount has launched the Rock the Mask Rocky Mount! Campaign featuring the Mayor and City Council members to encourage citizens, visitors and other travelers to wear face coverings in public. As part of the campaign, two vinyl and one digital billboard were recently installed, along with an online media campaign encompassing social media and email marketing. The Rock the Mask! billboards are located on eastbound Highway 64 just past the Atlantic Avenue on-ramp, Benvenue Road near Hunter Hill Road and on Winstead Avenue near the Highway 64 interchange.
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Nominations open for City Manager’s Award
02/25/2020
City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney is accepting nominations from employees and citizens for the first installment of the City Manager’s Award, which will be presented to city of Rocky Mount employees who best exemplify the organization’s core values of Customer-Centered Service, Professionalism, Respect, Teamwork & Leadership and Supportive Work Environment.
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