Mayor Karen Alexander shares her thoughts with local media about the ongoing discussions about an American flag at Bell Tower Green. As Mayor Alexander mentioned during the Tuesday, August 2nd City Council meeting, infrastructure changes at our community facilities should be approved via proper channels. In this case, the Bell Tower Green Advisory Committee is the appropriate group to talk through feasibility, location, and funding for a flag structure at the park.
The City of Salisbury is currently accepting applications for membership to the Salisbury Youth Council (SYC). Salisbury Youth Council is a service-oriented organization for youths aimed to enhance and build a more positive community. SYC members serve the community at large, learn about local government, attain leadership skills and participate in programs and community service projects.
The City of Salisbury has been awarded a North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) Relief and Mitigation Grant to purchase sensors totaling $64,040. The funds will be used to purchase integrated stream height sensors and road surface sensors.
Salisbury Fire Department responded to an outside forklift fire that was quickly extinguished by Engine 6. There were no injuries and the Salisbury Fire Department’s Fire Marshal’s Office and Rowan County Fire Marshal continue to investigate the cause of the fire along with the Henkel staff. Thank you to all the responding agencies who assisted Salisbury Fire - Locke, Granite Quarry, Kannapolis FD, Salisbury Police and Rowan County Emergency Services.
This month’s employee spotlight is Alan Fowler, Laboratory Services Supervisor for Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU).
Last month, four City of Salisbury lifeguards on duty gave medical attention to a three-year-old toddler. The lifeguards provided aid until the paramedics arrived, roughly five minutes after the lifeguards called, and they whisked the toddler to the hospital. It has been reported to the City of Salisbury that the child received the medical care he needed and will be okay.