On May 30, 2020, Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 142 (EO 142). EO 142 amends Executive Order No. 124 to extend its effective period by 60 days. In compliance with Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 142, the City of Salisbury will keep several changes to residential water & sewer accounts in place.
Salisbury Police have secured an additional warrant charging Jeffrey Alan Long, 49, with Felonious Inciting a Riot. Mr. Long was initially arrested for Discharging a Firearm within the City Limits, Carry a Concealed Weapon, and Being Armed During a Protest this past Sunday for discharging a firearm on W. Innes St. and N. Council St.
Meetings of the HAC are held 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. No meetings are held in July. Meetings are currently Zoom meetings. Please check Public Notices for details.
Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Census response deadline has been extended to late October. Salisbury residents are still asked to respond as soon as possible via the Census website at 2020Census.gov.
Data received from the Census affects communities for 10 years. With $675 billion federal dollars at stake for things like schools, road construction, hospitals, workforce initiatives and substance abuse programs, Rowan County still has a long way to go to ensure it secures its fair share.
The City of Salisbury Public Works Department will start the transition from Waste Management to Republic Services beginning on Monday, June 22, for residential recycling pickup within the city limits. To ensure a smooth transition, we have provided steps to take now and what to expect moving forward.
Although the Atlantic hurricane season officially starts June 1st, Tropical Storm Arthur has already formed in the Atlantic and moved on from the U.S. coast last month. As we enter the beginning of the 2020 hurricane season, the Salisbury Fire Department wants to remind residents to make a plan now to keep your family safe, particularly while dealing with COVID-19.
The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department has canceled the 2020 induction ceremony for the Salisbury-Rowan Sports Hall of Fame, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Salisbury community has been through a difficult couple of months, and especially the last week. Communities across our country have been facing multiple challenges lately, just as we have. Not only are we dealing with COVID-19, resulting economic challenges, and unemployment, but also protests following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Today, Tuesday, June 9, Salisbury Mayor Karen Alexander rescinded the state of emergency in the downtown district, including the curfew imposed in the original declaration.
Salisbury City Council approved the fiscal year 2020-2021 (FY21) budget as proposed by City Manager W. Lane Bailey.