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City Closures in November Due to COVID-19

City Closures in November Due to COVID-19

To help aid preventative measures of spreading COVID-19, the City of Salisbury has updated building closings and other cancellations. Please refer to the list below, and check back frequently for updates at salisburync.gov/closings. For more information on the city's response to COVID-19, visit salisburync.gov/COVID-19.

For Rowan County info, visit rowancountync.gov/covid-19. For more on how to support local businesses during this crisis, visit downtownsalisburync.com.


FACILITIES/BUILDINGS

  • The City Office Building's lobby is CLOSED until further notice. The office is available by appointment only by calling (704) 638-5208 or emailing 1stop@salisburync.gov. We appreciate your understanding. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all employees and visitors will continue to utilize online or phone services as an alternative to face-to-face interactions at this time. Thank you for your patience as this may affect response time.
  • The Customer Service Center's lobby is closed beginning on Monday, November 9, 2020. The drive-thru will accept cash payments only. We still encourage alternative methods of payment, such as calling, using our website (salisburync.gov/pay) or the drop-off boxes.
  • All Parks and Recreation remain closed. Tennis courts, pickleball courts, basketball courts, park shelters, parks, playgrounds and greenways are OPEN.
  • The Salisbury Police Department is CLOSED TO WALK-INS but still providing services (click here for details)
  • City Hall is CLOSED. Please call for (704) 638-5270. (salisburync.gov/COVID-19)
  • Salisbury Transit has suspended bus services on Saturday until further notice (click here for full Transit schedules).

SERVICES

  • The Customer Service Center's lobby is closed beginning on Monday, November 9. The drive-thru will accept cash payments, only. We still encourage alternative methods of payment, such as calling, using our website or the drop-off boxes.

NOVEMBER EVENTS

  • Virtual Job Fair – November 12, 2020, ON SCHEDULE
  • Helping Hurley – November 11, 2020, CANCELLED
  • Salisbury Police Department/Human Relations Council Community Classroom – Implicit Bias – November 10, 2020, Virtual and In-person- ON SCHEDULE

MEETINGS

  • Planning Board and Board of Adjustment Meeting, November 10, 2020, ON SCHEDULE

ACTIVITIES

  • Salisbury Police Department's Thursday Fingerprint services - CANCELLED until further notice
  • Salisbury Police Department Ride Along and/or Tours - CANCELLED until further notice
  • Open Gym (all facilities) - CANCELLED until further notice
  • Indoor Pickleball - CANCELLED until further notice
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Whom To Call

Public Safety Emergencies: 911

Non-Emergencies: (704) 638-5333 or (704) 216-8500

Bill Pay Questions: (704) 638-5300

Code Enforcement: (704) 216-7574

Salisbury Rowan Utilities (water concerns): (704) 638-5390 After hours:(704) 638-5399

Salisbury Transit: (704) 638-5252

Downtown Salisbury: (704) 637-7814

Traffic Signal Outages: 911

Solid Waste Collection: (704) 638-5256

Other Public Works needs (voicemail): (704) 638-5260

Information

The City encourages the community to stay informed, practice good hygiene, be aware, and be prepared.

As a community we are in this together; stay calm and help each other by staying home if you are sick, check in on your neighbors, and continue to slow the spread of COVID-19 by using best practices.


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CDBG & COVID-19

On September 11, 2020 the City was notified of a second allocation of CDBG-CV funds in the amount of $200,221. To deploy these funds, Council will have to adopt an amendment to the FY20-21 Annual Action Plan to describe, broadly speaking, how the funds will be utilized. City Council held a public hearing on December 1 and opened a public comment period that ended on December 25, 2020. A draft was presented at the January 5, 2021 City Council meeting, and a public comment period closed on January 12, 2021.

A new draft for the use of the CDBG funds is now available for public review, the file is available below.

CAPER Public Review Draft

Current COVID-19 Restrictions

Executive Order 185:

  • Lifts the Modified Stay at Home Order established under Executive Order 181
  • Still requires face coverings in all public indoor settings
  • Allows many businesses to operate at 50% capacity
  • Extends onsite service of alcohol until 11 p.m.
  • Lifts the 100-person cap on some businesses that were operating at 30% capacity
  • Allows some indoor businesses – including bars and taverns, indoor amusement parks, movie theaters and indoor sports arenas – to open at 30% capacity (with a cap of 250 people)
  • Allows larger indoor arenas with a capacity of more than 5,000 people to open at 15% capacity with no cap (as long as additional safety protocols in place)
  • Increases the indoor mass gathering limit to 25 people (the outdoor mass gathering limit remains at 50 people)

Each of these routes arrives and departs from the central Transfer Site on Depot St. Any bus you board can take you to the Transfer Site. Any member of the public may ride on the bus. The buses do not operate on holidays.

Please note that the last time listed for a stop indicates the last bus will be traveling to that location and no further transfers are available.


Travel Mask Mandate

https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/masks/mask-travel-guidance.html

The Transit Security Administration issued a security directive effective on February 1, 2021 requiring the wearing of masks by travelers to prevent spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Conveyance operators must also require all persons onboard to wear masks when boarding, disembarking, and for the duration of travel.

This Order must be followed by all passengers on public conveyances (e.g., airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, ride-shares) traveling into, within, or out of the United States as well as conveyance operators (e.g., crew, drivers, conductors, and other workers involved in the operation of conveyances) and operators of transportation hubs ( e.g., airports, bus or ferry terminals, train or subway stations, seaports, ports of entry) or any other area that provides transportation in the United States.

People must wear masks that cover both the mouth and nose when awaiting, boarding, traveling on, or disembarking public conveyances. People must also wear masks when entering or on the premises of a transportation hub in the United States. A copy of the Transportation Security Administration’s security directive can be found at www.tsa.gov


If you leave home, practice your Ws: Wear, Wait, Wash

Covid-19: What are the 3 w's for COVID-19? 1 Wear a cloth mask over your nose and mouth. 2 Wait 6 feet apart. Avoid close contact. 3 Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer.

Stay safe. When outside, stay at least 6 ft. apart.

Covid-19: social distancing in public parks and trails

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