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View progress at the Center for Workforce Development site:
View of the site where the building will be located, 8/11/2022.
View of the clearing toward NC 65, with utilities marked, 8/11/2022.
More work, including tree removal, along the clearing toward NC 65, 8/15/2022.
Work begins on the clearing from Wrenn Memorial Road toward the Science Center parking lot, 8/11/2022.
Tall pines are thinning out at the building site, 8/17/2022.
Pine trees are removed from the building site, 8/24/2022.
The traffic triangle in front of the Administration building, with trees dropped, 8/24/2022.
View of the site where the building will be located, 9/21/2022.
Curbing for new traffic circle, 9/21/2022.
The large gray area is the footprint of the new Center for Workforce Development, 10/6/2022.
New curbing shows the entrance to the traffic circle. The building site is the gray area on the left, 10/6/2022.
New curbing leads to a traffic circle that replaces the old traffic triangle in front of the Administration Building, 10/6/2022.
Crews are removing the parking lot of the Administration building, so the lot can be expanded, 10/6/2022.
Curbing and sidewalks are installed. The white pickup truck is facing the building site, 10/11/2022.
Crews lay down piping in the grassy area that lies in the middle of the Administration, Science and Library buildings, 10/11/2022.
Rockingham County Article 46 (One Quarter Cent) Sales and Use Tax Timeline of Events
May 8, 2018 – Referendum Approved
May 23, 2018 – Publish Notice of Commissioners intent to adopt the Resolution Levying the One Quarter Cent Sales and Use Tax
June 4, 2018 – Board of Commissioners adopt the Resolution Levying the One Quarter Cent Sales and Use Tax
June 5, 2018 – County sends Resolution and Certified Election Results to NC DOR
October 1, 2018 – Quarter Cent Sales and Use Tax goes into effect and is charged on qualified taxable purchases
December 15, 2018 County receives first distribution of new Quarter Cent Sales Tax
December 3, 2018 – Architecture Firm Selected for Proposed Center for Workforce Development
July 16, 2019 – RCC Trustees Approve Site for Center for Workforce Development
November 20, 2020 – State approves design of RCC’s Center for Workforce Development
December 16, 2020 – Update on Use of Quarter-Cent Sales Tax Revenue