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«January 2020»
12/31/2019 9:00 PM - 1/1/2020 12:00 AM

New Year’s Eve at Trolley Barn

Ring in the New Year at the Trolley Barn with free games, live music and refreshments. 
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1/2/2020 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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1/8/2020 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Greenway Committee Meetings

The Greenway Committee meets the 2nd Wednesday of each quarter (January, April, July, October) at 5:15 p.m. at City Park.

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1/9/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at rotating park facilities.

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1/13/2020 - 1/17/2020

Winter Spruce Up 2020

Spring Spruce Week will be April 23 through 27, 2018. This collection is for RESIDENTS living inside the city limits of Salisbury, NC. NO BUSINESSES. 
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1/20/2020 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

2020 MLK Celebration Breakfast Program

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee, as part of the Human Relations Council, will host the annual weekend celebration to honor the civil rights icon, beginning Saturday, Jan. 18, through Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. 
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1/21/2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dixonville Task Force

The Dixonville Task Force meets every 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10 am-11:30 am in the first floor conference room of City Hall.
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1/25/2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Community Classroom: What Citizens Should Know About Human Trafficking

Community Classroom is an interactive educational session for citizens, age 16 and up, which is taught by local police officers. This event’s timeframe will be 2 hours, which will include a speaker, a personal story from a survivor and a questions and answers period.
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1/28/2020 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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1/29/2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

College Chat 2020

Chat with students, staff and educators about what to expect with College life. Free for grades 6-12

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2/1/2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2020 Father Daughter Dance

Experience an enchanted evening between father and daughter! Includes food, games, photos and door prizes. $10 per ticket. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance and are available at any Salisbury recreation facility.
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2/4/2020 6:00 PM

City Council Meeting 02-04-20

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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2/6/2020 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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2/7/2020 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wine About Winter 2020

Taste the wines of Rowan County, North Carolina and beyond right here in Downtown Salisbury during the 7th annual wine-tasting crawl! Must be 21 and up, free trolley services will be provided. Tickets include tasting pass with access to 20 wine samples from locations of your choice, signature Wine About Winter tasting glass, and a carrying bag.
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Community Planning Services

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  • 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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  • General engineering services.

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  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems) services.

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Financial and
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  • Financial Management services.

  • Accounting services.

  • Budget and audit services.

  • Customer services.

  • Purchasing services.

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  • Fire protection services.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Provide safe, efficient and affordable transportation.

  • Service Salisbury, Spencer and East Spencer.

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