Rascoe worked 34 years for the city. He started out as an accountant for the city before becoming personnel director, then finance director.
Under Rascoe's leadership, the
The award recognizes government units whose comprehensive annual financial reporting achieve the highest standards in governmental accounting and financial reporting.
Rascoe also served as the state representative for the
"I went to work for the city in 1974 and Ralph was my first boss in the
"He was a great finance director and a really good person. This is sad for his family."
Payne said the city's flag has been lowered to half-staff in memory of Rascoe.
"He's a part of
"When I became mayor, I learned to lean on Ralph quite a bit for his advice, particularly on the drainage issue because we had serious drainage problems at the time," Morris said. "He was an outstanding, dedicated city employee."
Rascoe served on the boards of the
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