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Double Homicide News Release from SPD

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The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) responded to a 911 call regarding a disturbance in the 700 block of MLK Jr. Ave. S at approximately 4:10 p,m. While officers were arriving, an updated call indicated there were victims at the Towne Creek Park in the 700 block of E. Monroe St. As officers arrived they found a female and male victim suffering gunshot wounds in the park grounds.

Event Calendar

«August 2018»
8/2/2018 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 City Council Chambers. No meetings are held in July.

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8/8/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hurley Park Advisory Board Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Hurley Park office, 302 E. Franklin Street.

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8/15/2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tree Board Meetings

The Tree Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon in the Salisbury-Rowan Utilities Conference Room at 1 Water Street.

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8/16/2018 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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8/25/2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Community Action Team Community Resource Fair

Organizations throughout Salisbury and Rowan County will be present for this one-stop resource fair for parents and children just in time for Back to School at the Hurley YMCA, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parenting classes, school giveaways and more! 

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8/28/2018 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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9/4/2018 5:00 PM

City Council Meeting

The public is invited to attend City Council meetings at City Hall, on the first and third Tuesdays of every month.
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Bill Pay

The City of Salisbury has an online bill pay portal that has no service fees! The online portal accepts credit cards, eChecks and scheduled payments. In addition, there are options to pay in person, by mail or over the phone.

City services that might be on your bill include water, sewer, trash, recycling, stormwater and Fibrant's internet, phone and TV.

Pay by Mail or in Person:
1415 S. MLK Jr. Ave. Salisbury, NC 28144

Pay by Phone:
(704) 638-5300

Pay Online

City Council

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 reasons why you'll love working for the City of Salisbury

  • Learn how stuff really works.
  • Invest in your community.
  • See the results of your work.
  • Learn to navigate and overcome obstacles.
  • Meet people you might otherwise never meet.

Current Open Positions

City Departments


  • Supports the City Council.

  • Includes the City Manager's Office.

  • Includes the City Clerk's Office.

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Broadband Services

  • Fibrant sales: internet, phone, and video services.

  • Information Technology Systems (ITS) services.

  • Network Operations Center (NOC) services.

  • Technical operations and outside plant.

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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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.

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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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  • Manage city radio communications.

  • Support and maintain radio technology.

  • Support county radio communications.

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  • Provide safe, efficient and affordable transportation.

  • Service Salisbury, Spencer and East Spencer.

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