ADVERTISEMENT FOR SEALED BIDS
SALE OF CERTAIN SURPLUS CITY PROPERTY
The City Council of the City of Roanoke Rapids has authorized the sale by sealed bid of the following parcel of real property:
Roanoke Rapids Theatre
Located at 500 Carolina Crossroads Pkwy, Roanoke Rapids, said property described more completely as:
All that certain lot, tract or parcel of land, and all improvements thereon, lying and being situate in the City of Roanoke Rapids, Weldon Township, Halifax County, North Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot 1, containing 8.822 acres, according to the map or plate entitled “Plat Showing Revision of Lot #1, Carolina Crossroads Music and Entertainment District, Phase One:, dated April 26, 2006, prepared by Jonathan C. Waters, Professional Land Surveyor, recorded in Plat Cabinet 6, Slide 143-O, Halifax Public Registry; and being the identical property conveyed to B & C Roanoke, LLC, by deed of Roanoke Rapids Entertainment, LLC, dated June 21, 2006, and recorded in Book 2138, Page 464, Halifax Public Registry. Reference to said plat and deed is hereby made for greater certainty of description.
This description also includes all fixtures, appurtenances, related equipment and items of personal property, which are located at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.
The City will accept sealed bids for the property until 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2022; a qualifying bid must be one of at least the Minimum Bid set at One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000.00). Sealed bids shall be delivered to the office of the City Manager, Roanoke Rapids City Hall, 2nd Floor, 1040 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870. At 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2022, all bids received shall be opened in public at the Roanoke Rapids City Hall and the amount of each bid announced and recorded. The record of the bids shall be reported to the City Council for their consideration at a public meeting as soon thereafter as possible.
Each bid must be accompanied by a bid deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid. A bid deposit may take the form of cash, a cashier’s check, a certified check, or a surety bond. The deposit of the bidder to whom the award is made will be held until sale of property is closed; if that bidder refuses at any time to close the sale, the deposit will be forfeited to the City. The deposits of other bidders will be returned at the time City Council awards the property to the highest responsible bidder.
The sale shall be closed within 60 days of award by City Council, or the deposit shall be forfeited to the City.
In order for a bid to be considered, a bidder shall not be delinquent on any property taxes, fees, liens, or other payments due the City.
The Roanoke Rapids City Council reserves the right to withdraw the property from sale at any time and the right to reject all bids.
The property may be shown by appointment. Inquiries about the sale of the property may be made to:
Kelly Traynham, City Manager
City of Roanoke Rapids
P.O. Box 38, 1040 Roanoke Avenue
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING MEETINGS:
(All City meetings are open to the public)
The J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station is open to the public. The City encourages visitors, if possible, to schedule an appointment prior to coming into City Hall.
Members of the public continue to have the option to conduct business with the City of Roanoke Rapids by phone at (252) 533-2800 or online at www.roanokerapidsnc.com. Examples of services that can be conducted online include the option to download permit applications (such as building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permit); employment applications; and departmental information.
DROP BOX. A collection drop-box is available in the foyer of City Hall for deliveries, permit applications and payments by check-only (please do not include cash). For immediate concerns, please call the intended department phone number listed so we may work with you on a solution for your operational needs.
The City of Roanoke Rapids remains committed to providing all essential services while limiting the impact of the COVID-19 virus in the community. We ask that all visitors wear a mask and practice social distancing while visiting City Hall and other City facilities.
The Magistrate’s office is open for business with public access.
Below is a list of helpful phone numbers for those seeking to contact city staff. In case of emergency, please dial 9-1-1.
CITY RECYCLING CONTAINER SITES
The City of Roanoke Rapids has two recycling container sites. One is at the Public Works facility located at 1313 Hinson Street and the other is located at the Aquatic Center at TJ Davis Recreation at 500 E. 6th Street. The public will have 24-hour access to these facilities for combined recyclable materials.
For more information, contact the Public Works Department at (252) 533-2846.
Contact Traci Storey, City Clerk, at 533-2840 for committee information.
Historic Preservation Advisory Committee