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.
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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.
As temperatures continue to dip, we encourage residents to start thinking about the possibility of pipes freezing in your home. Frozen water pipes are a problem that can happen in homes with both plastic and copper pipes. Take steps to protect your water pipes from freezing and avoid significant property damage.
The Salisbury Fire Department will dedicate its new Fire Station Number 6, 310 Cedar Springs Road, on Sunday, March 7. A virtual Open House link will be available on the City of Salisbury website where “attendees” will be able to tour the fire station online.
In a letter released today from Public Health Director Nina Oliver, the Health Department will move to an appointment-based model for vaccines beginning with its first-dose clinic scheduled for Wednesday, January 27. Vaccine allocations from the state remain low at this time, so Director Oliver urged eligible but healthy and willing citizens to hold off vying for the appointment slots until more are available, or for citizens who are Novant Health patients to focus attempts to seek a vaccination through their clinic.
Festival organizers hopeful for in-person event if pandemic restrictions lift
The date for the 2021 Cheerwine Festival will move from Saturday, May 15, to Saturday, Sept. 18, in anticipation of reductions in COVID-19 restrictions and continued distribution of the vaccine.
UPDATE: The 2021 Cheerwine Festival has been CANCELLED