Central City Revitalization Panel

The Central City Revitalization Panel (CCRP) meets to discuss improvements and preservation within the central city boundaries of the City of Rocky Mount. The CCRP is also the governing body responsible for creating and overseeing the committees necessary to implement the Downtown Rocky Mount work plan, which is updated annually.

The legislative body of the City of Rocky Mount’s Downtown Development efforts is comprised of a Chairman and a thirteen member Panel. The City Council meets on the first Thursday each month at 8:30 a.m. These meetings are held in the Committee room on the Third Floor of the Municipal Administrative Complex, in Downtown Rocky Mount.

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The mission of the CCRP is to “serve the citizens and it’s Council by educating, advocating, and energizing investment in Downtown Rocky Mount”. At the convergence of transit, trains and walking trails, downtown Rocky Mount is a regional hub cultivating the synergy of education and entrepreneurial opportunity and enriched by a thriving culture of arts, entertainment, technology and scientific discovery.

Design Committee

Enhancing the visual quality of the downtown. Attention is given to the downtown environment elements – not just buildings and storefronts but also public improvements, rear entries, signs, landscaping, window displays and graphic materials. If you have a passion for Downtown Rocky Mount and are interested in becoming a part of the Design Committee, please contact information below to contact the Committee Chair.

Design Committee Chair:
Tony Foote
(252) 442-8900
FMI@embarqmail.com

Organization Committee

This improvement approach is based on building partnerships to create a consistent revitalization program and develop effective management and leadership downtown. Diverse groups – merchants, bankers, public officials, the chamber of commerce and civic groups must work together to improve downtown. If you have a passion for Downtown Rocky Mount and are interested in becoming a part of the Organization Committee, please use the contact information below to contact the Committee Chair.

Organization Committee Chair: Currently Unoccupied

Promotion Committee

Reestablishing downtown as a compelling place for shoppers, investors and visitors. This means not only improving sales but also rekindling community excitement and involvement. Promotion ranges from street festivals to retail merchandising, from community education to marketing and public relations. If you have a passion for Downtown Rocky Mount and are interested in becoming a part of the Promotion Committee, please use the contact information below to contact the Committee Chair.

Promotion Committee Chair:
David Joyner
(252) 200-4888
David@joynerstrategies.com

Economic Vitality Committee

Strengthening the existing economic assets of the business district while diversifying its economic base. Activities include conducting market analysis to understand the changing market place, adapting vacant buildings that have outlived their original purposes for use as entertainment or cultural facilities and sharpening the competitiveness of Main Street’s traditional merchants. If you have a passion for Downtown Rocky Mount and are interested in becoming a part of the Economic Vitality Committee, please use the contact information below to contact the Committee Chair.

Economic Vitality Committee Chair: Currently Unoccupied

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