Salisbury City Council will host its annual Goals Setting Retreat, Monday, Feb. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m., and Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 9 a.m. until the meeting is concluded, at Livingstone College - Department of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 530 Jake Alexander Boulevard South.
City staff, in partnership with the newly-established Salisbury Fair Housing Committee and the Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG), will work together over the upcoming months to conduct a fair housing study as part of the city’s Analysis of Impediments (AI) update project, in compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
City Boards and Commissions Accepting Applications
Applications are available for residents interested in serving on the City’s 12 active, standing boards and commissions created and appointed by Salisbury City Council.
The City of Salisbury and Downtown Salisbury, Inc. will host the 2019 North Carolina Main Street’s annual three-day conference from March 12 - 14. The conference theme is centered on the foundation of a solid Main Street program integrating a combination of time, talent, and money arranged like a well-run production, that generates measurable downtown revitalization results.
The City of Salisbury and Cheerwine are teaming up once again to host the third annual Cheerwine Festival, Saturday, May 18, in downtown Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. Vendors who want to participate can apply now, at cheerwinefest.com.
The City of Salisbury will be submitting a grant application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Program to conduct cleanup activities at the former Kesler Mill site located at 423 North Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue. A public meeting will be held to answer questions and accept comments on Monday, January 28, 2019.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Monday, Jan. 21.
If you’ve seen public services crews working, you have probably seen Bryan Solomon. He is a native of Salisbury and a seven-year veteran of the City of Salisbury Public Services Department. As a maintenance worker, Bryan performs his job throughout the year in varying weather conditions for extended periods of time.
Salisbury’s Community Appearance Commission (CAC) members recently selected winners for the 14th annual Holiday Storefront Decorations Awards. The event celebrates downtown merchants whose window displays best capture the holiday season.
Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU) announces the full launch of a new, free web-based customer service tool called EyeOnWater. EyeOnWater gives customers their water usage data gathered by SRU’s “smart meters” in near real time so they can manage their accounts down to the week, day, or even hour.