Within the recent City of Salisbury’s Tree Canopy Assessment Report, 45% of Salisbury’s land area is covered with canopy. This report also looks at neighborhood canopy coverage, beneficial cost of tree canopies, and an overview of future planting areas within Salisbury.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Monday, Jan. 15.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays:
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Thanksgiving Day holiday:
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Veterans Day holiday, Friday, Nov. 10:
Loose leaf collection will begin on Monday, Oct. 16th and will end on Monday, March 11. During this time, please place your raked leaves at the curb by Monday morning of your collection week to ensure they are collected by that Friday. For proper pickup, make sure there are no large sticks, limbs, or trash debris in your leaf piles. Have the leaf piles no more than five feet deep from the curb and at least three feet away from any obstructions such as mailboxes, cars, and utility poles.
The Fifth Annual Rowan Creek Week is happening from Saturday, Sept. 16 through Saturday, Sept. 23. In conjunction with multiple environmental organizations and local municipal departments, Creek Week offers recreational, educational, and volunteer opportunities to allow everyone to enjoy and contribute to healthy waters in our area. The City of Salisbury will host several events.
This month’s employee spotlight is Mark Mosher with the Salisbury Public Works Department. His role consists of the maintenance, repair, and upkeep of City buildings and facilities including plumbing, electrical, and carpentry work. Mark has assisted with renovations at City Hall Council Chambers in early 2018 and recent renovations at Miller Recreation Center and City Park Recreation Center.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Labor Day holiday, Monday, Sept. 4:
The city’s new fiscal year brought name and staffing changes to three city departments. The Engineering Department became the Transportation Department, Community Planning Services split into the Planning and Neighborhoods Department and the Land and Development Services Department. In addition, the Public Works Department now has two umbrellas under which its service areas fall – Maintenance and Environmental.