We appreciate your concern for K-9 Officer Zuul. He was removed from the handler’s care when we were made aware of this incident. Zuul was taken to a veterinarian on Thursday, March 4th, for a checkup (*edited) and received a clean bill of health. He is in good hands, happy and healthy, and taking some time off.
The Salisbury Police Department is aware of the video that has been provided to the media depicting a Salisbury officer during canine training but cannot comment in detail because it is an ongoing personnel matter. In accordance with policy, SPD’s review of and response to this matter is and will continue to be thorough and fair so as to provide due process to everyone involved. SPD can confirm that, as a matter of course, the officer has been administratively separated from the canine while SPD conducts its review. The canine was not harmed and is healthy and being well-cared-for.
The City of Salisbury’s utility contractor is scheduled to begin construction on the McCoy Road culvert replacement on Sunday, April 4. A preliminary schedule of work is below. Residents should be aware this schedule is preliminary and dependent upon factors such as weather and material delivery.
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to the City of Salisbury’s $39.9 million combined enterprise system revenue bonds, series 2020. In addition, Fitch Ratings assessed the city’s water and sewer system’s (the system) Standalone Credit Profile (SCP) at ‘aa-‘. The rating outlook is stable.
Community survey will gather input for Stormwater Master Plan
The City of Salisbury Public Works Department is launching an online survey on Monday, March 1, to seek input from the community to better understand flooding concerns in Salisbury. The department is investigating stormwater runoff challenges and will develop a Stormwater Master Plan to identify, prioritize, and implement capital improvement projects to proactively upgrade the stormwater system.
City officials will begin adjusting the draft Downtown Main Street Plan based on public feedback in preparation for a presentation to City Council, Tuesday, March 2. The next draft of the plan will be released during the week of Feb. 22.
Due to inclement weather Salisbury Transit will be operating on a 1 hour delay on 2/18/21. The fixed route and ADA Paratransit service will began transporting passengers at 7:10 a.m. instead of our regular start time of 6:00 a.m.
To stay updated about this weather system, subscribe to the City's Nixle texting service, watch News Channel 14, WSOC Channel 9, WBTV Channel 3, listen to local radio stations, or call Transit Operations.
A winter storm warning has been issued for our area. It is effective today, Wed., Feb. 17, evening through Thurs., Feb. 18.
Stay weather aware and prepare now for possible road hazards and power outages.
Applications now available for residents interested in serving on the City’s 11 active, standing boards and commissions created and appointed by Salisbury City Council.
Brad Gorman joined the City of Salisbury Public Works Department in 2002, and currently serves as the grounds operations manager.