Council to consider grant application


Staff Writer

Saturday, March 23, 2019

The Rocky Mount City Council is set to receive public comment among discussion of other topics Monday afternoon.

A public comment period is held at each meeting. Public comments have been limited to a total of one hour during the council's first regularly-scheduled monthly meeting. No limit has been set for the second monthly meeting, which will be Monday.

Residents and interested parties can speak to the council on any subject related to city government or matter that may involve city government. Speakers are asked to speak about matters not otherwise specifically listed on the meeting agenda. If the matter a speaker is interested in addressing is on the agenda, they are asked to address that issue when it is being considered, according to information provided by the city.

Anyone who wants to be heard on an agenda item is asked to let the council know beforehand. Speakers will be requested to use the speakers stand, give their name and address and identify any group that they might represent. Speakers are to avoid all personal or indecorous language.

Speakers should fill out a sign-in sheet available at the front of the council chamber prior to the start of the meeting. Presentations are limited to three minutes.

The council also will consider approval of an application for the Rocky Mount Community Foundation Grant for the Battle Park Master Plan Grant. The grant is for $25,000 with no local match required.

The council will consider awarding a bid for two dump trucks with snow plows for the Street Division. The award would be to Lilley International at its per-unit cost of $99,550.32 for a total of $199,100.64.

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.