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BlockWork Project Accepting Applications for 2019

BlockWork is a grass-roots program developed in 2010 by the Community Appearance Commission’s Neighborhood Leaders Alliance (NLA).

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The Salisbury Community Appearance Commission and Salisbury Housing Advocacy Commission will be accepting BlockWork applications from Salisbury city neighborhoods beginning now through Friday, June 14. The 2019 BlockWork event has been set for Saturday, October 26, on, “National Make a Difference Day.” 

Salisbury PD arrests five indicted defendants in undercover drug, gun investigations

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The Salisbury Police Department, in collaboration with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, apprehended five federal defendants Wednesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 2, as part of its efforts to address gun and drug violence in the City of Salisbury and surrounding areas. 

North Carolina Communities Achieve 2019 National Main Street Accreditation

The National Main Street Center designates 46 N.C communities as Main Street America programs

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The National Main Street Center has designated 46 North Carolina communities as accredited Main Street America™ programs for 2019, the North Carolina Department of Commerce announced today. Each year, the national group and N.C. Commerce’s Main Street & Rural Planning Center recognize communities demonstrating exemplary commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach.
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Event Calendar

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5/2/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Room at One Water Street. No meetings are held in July.

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5/7/2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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City Council Meeting 05-07-19

The City Council is the governing body of the City of Salisbury. The Council is comprised of five members who are elected on a non-partisan basis for two-year terms. Each Council member serves at-large and represents the entire City.

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5/8/2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hurley Park Advisory Board Meetings

Meetings are held four times a year at One Water Street.

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5/10/2019 5:30 AM
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Second Annual Foot Pursuit 5K

Light the streets of Salisbury up with the 2nd Annual 5K Foot Pursuit to benefit Special Olympics. This 3.1-Mile evening run, through beautiful Downtown Salisbury, is to benefit the Special Olympics of North Carolina.
Come chase Salisbury Police Officers and have a great time for a great cause.
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5/11/2019 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Spring Clean '19

Take an hour or more to drop by and help us clean up the streets! Get a block assignment in one of 9 main street corridors to pick up litter. Check in at City Hall. Equipment provided, plus coffee and water! The #Trashtag Challenge has come to Salisbury!
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5/16/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Human Relations Council Meetings

Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Human Resources Training Room at the City Office Building, 132 North Main St. Salisbury, NC 28144.

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5/18/2019
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2019 Cheerwine Festival

The City of Salisbury and Cheerwine, the iconic family-owned soft drink that has called the city home for 101 years, are teaming up to host the third annual Cheerwine Festival in downtown Salisbury, N.C., on Saturday, May 18, 2019, 12 to 10 p.m. 

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5/27/2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Public Art Committee

The Public Art Committee (PAC) was formed in 2003 to celebrate the City’s history and culture through public art in the downtown, including the Salisbury Sculpture Show, History and Art Trail and the Art in Public Spaces program. 

The Public Art Committee meets at One Water Street at 11:30 a.m.

 

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5/28/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Planning Board Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

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5/30/2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Community Development Public Input Meeting

Between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020, the City of Salisbury will receive $454,000 in federal grant money to improve neighborhoods and expand housing opportunities. The public is invited to comment and review the draft action plan and budget for this money in two upcoming Public Input Meetings.
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5/31/2019 9:00 PM

Movies in the Park

Watch free showings of popular movies at City Park with your friends and family. Bring your own blanket or chair.
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6/1/2019
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Salisbury Youth Council Meeting 06-01-19

The Salisbury Youth Council has regular meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The location varies, we visit different city departments.  We hold a second monthly meeting that’s a project or activity.
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6/3/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Lunch with the Manager

Come by at noon for a brown bag lunch with the City Manager, W. Lane Bailey, to share ideas, voice concerns or speak in an open, unrestricted forum.

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6/4/2019 6:00 PM
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City Council Meeting 06-04-19

The City Council is the governing body of the City of Salisbury. The Council is comprised of five members who are elected on a non-partisan basis for two-year terms. Each Council member serves at-large and represents the entire City.

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6/6/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Room at One Water Street. No meetings are held in July.

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Sign Up for Text Alerts

Want to know about emergencies like severe weather, fires or street closings happening in your area? Sign up for text alerts with Nixle by going to www.Nixle.com or by texting Salisbury to 888777.

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City services that might be on your bill include water, sewer, trash, recycling and stormwater.

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Administration

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  • Includes the City Manager's Office.

  • Includes the City Clerk's Office.

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Communications

  • Central source of information.

  • Marketing, public relations and branding.

  • Web design and social media.

  • Media and video production.
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Community Planning Services

  • Manage city growth and development.

  • Code enforcement services.

  • Urban planning and design services.

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Downtown Salisbury

  • Downtown redevelopment.

  • Historic preservation and economic development.

  • Maintain Salisbury as a “main street city”.

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Engineering

  • General engineering services.

  • Review engineering for private development.

  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems) services.

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Financial and
Business Services

  • Financial Management services.

  • Accounting services.

  • Budget and audit services.

  • Customer services.

  • Purchasing services.

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Fire

  • Fire protection services.

  • Emergency medical services.

  • Community outreach programs.

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Human Resources

  • Support all city departments.

  • Management of human resources.

  • Risk management and accessibility.

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Parks and Recreation

  • Maintain parkland and green spaces.

  • Maintain athletic complexes and pool.

  • Develop recreational programming and events.

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Police

  • Create a safe environment for citizens and residents.

  • Develop community partnerships.

  • Implement new practices and technology.

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Public Services

  • Manage and maintain cemeteries.

  • Support city’s fleet needs.

  • Manage street signs.

  • Solid waste services.

  • Street and stormwater services.

  • Telecommunications and radio services.

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Salisbury-Rowan Utilities

  • Water and wastewater services.

  • Protect the environment.

  • Promote public health.

  • Improve quality of life for residents.

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Transit

  • Provide safe, efficient and affordable transportation.

  • Service Salisbury, Spencer and East Spencer.

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