Response: So what in the hell is all of the fuss? Thank you Mayor David Combs for putting it out there. Rocky Mount city leaders are nowhere near a decision whether to build a new downtown event center but are simply gathering facts to make an informed decision, Mayor David Combs said. But listening to those Ignant Racist Ass White Folks and Ignant Ass Safe Negroes hell one would think construction was about to begin and the only reason it had not is because of the snow.
I told ya’ll that they are these ignants are trying to blame the city council for something that was presented to them by the city manager who just happens to be black and his staff. But ya’ll want to listen to these ignants who are mad because the Rocky Mount City Council is a 4-3 Black Majority and the City Manager is Black. City staff is working with the financial consulting firm Davenport & Co., which specializes in evaluating the finances of local governments, to outline possible funding options for a downtown event center, which is estimated to cost $37.2 million.
Damn these ignants didn’t even wait for the city council to receive all of the information and want to atttempt to use a scare tactic by misleading the public to think to go to the city council meetings and raise hell. What they didn’t tell you is that if you bought into their ignant bull manure that you would join the Ignant Council. The information is expected to be brought before the Rocky Mount City Council in the next month but a date has not been set.
“We’ve got a lot of work to do,” Combs said. “There are still a lot of questions to answer.”
Damn I tried to tell ya’ll that but them ignants The Community Council, WHIG-TV and Fighting Crime and Cleaning Up Rocky Mount are using Social Media and Tv to reach folks not only who live in Rocky Mount but trying to reach out to folks across the nation for them to comment on what is going on in Rocky Mount. He said some residents are asking the city to hold a public hearing on the event center proposal, but there hasn’t been enough data gathered to do that, Combs said.
I said that when they get all of the information they would put it on the agenda and then the community would be allowed to voice their opinion. But those ignants wanted you to voice your opinion on information that you have no clue about because all they are doing is feeding you a bunch of bull manure in codes. “I think somehow the public may think we are doing all of this in a vacuum, but we’re really not,” Combs said. “We’re just trying to go through the process and get all the information we can get to come back to the council to have those discussions to see if it makes sense.”
Combs said a major unanswered question is whether there are grants and tax credits that could help fund the center that could significantly reduce the public’s investment.
“We know there is something called ‘new market tax credits’ out there that would probably be about $10 million of what (the center would cost),” he said. “Those tax credits don’t cost the city anything.”
Damn did I read the following right or did my ignant ass make this up? I think I read that the Aecom’s report was paid for by PNC Bank. Aecom Technical Services, a consulting firm out of Chicago that prepared a report about a proposed event center for the city, estimates that a center in Rocky Mount would have a projected annual operating deficit of up to $640,000 a year. But a proposed event center in downtown Rocky Mount would generate an estimated $12 million in annual economic benefit for local businesses and create 200 new jobs, according to Aecom’s report, which was funded by PNC Bank.
Rocky Mount City Manager Charles Penny said city staff, with the assistance of Davenport & Co., is looking at all different types of funding options.
I am glad the city is looking at the total picture because these ignants that is making all of this fuss damn sure ain’t. “We’re looking at the total picture, what it would cost to issue debt and things of that nature,” he said.
Damn Lige Daughtridge and WHIG-TV wanted to make the meeting a public hearing that they are claiming Mayor Pro-tem Andre Knight called Lige a racist which is a damn lie and the truth ain’t in it. They come down there talking about something that was not even on the agenda.
Penny said a public hearing would not be held when the financial information is brought before council, but the data will be available to the public.
“A public hearing is (held) when you’re getting ready to issue some debt or something, but we’re not at that point,” he said.
Oh so now Lige is taken a back seat and Skip is speaking to the media. A group of local residents who have raised questions about the event center have formed a group called The Community Council. The council is holding an organizational meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 5 in the first floor conference room of Braswell Memorial Library.
Skip Carney, one of the organization’s founders, said anyone interested in learning more about the group is encouraged to attend.
“The purpose is to introduce the idea of The Community Council, to explain the purpose of it to anyone who is interested, and encourage people to get involved and participate,” he said.
So what is the problem? Carney said he is pleased that the city is evaluating the finances of a proposed event center before going ahead and building it.
Damn as I have stated, the real deal is to attempt to discredit the 4-3 black majority council and the black city manager by using intimidation and code words to mislead the community to get them fired up to help The Community Council, WHIG-TV and Fighting Crime and Cleaning Up Rocky Mount agenda. Folks you better do your own investigation before you jump on the bandwagon with them. They have attempted to pull another stunt to get the people of Rocky Mount to go against Mayor Pro-tem Rocky Mount City Councilman Andre Knight and President of the Rocky Mount NAACP. They have been every since he has been on the council and they have tried everything they possibly can to remove him. But ain’t God good!
Fighting Crime and Cleaning Up Rocky Mount removed me so I could not comment on their page because I was posting truth! LMBAO!
“We’re encourage by that idea because we don’t believe the suggestions (for funding the center) that were listed in the report from Aecom are feasible,” he said.
Note: I am responding to: City weighs funding options for proposed Event Center Rocky Mount Telegram.