With the 2019 Cheerwine Festival just around the corner, the City of Salisbury is seeking volunteer groups to assist with the daylong festivities. Civic and service organizations are encouraged to volunteer in groups of 10 people or more on Saturday, May 18, for at least one, three-hour period.
The Salisbury Police Department has reinstated its popular ride-along program that allows civilians to shadow a police officer. In 2017, the program was temporarily suspended in order for recruit officers to train with veteran officers in an accommodating and conducive work environment. Now that the department is fully staffed, Lt. Joe Miller requested that the program be reinstated for the police department.
The City of Salisbury and Downtown Salisbury, Inc. will host the 2019 North Carolina Main Street’s annual three-day conference from Tuesday, March 12 to Thursday, March 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 will operate on a limited schedule for the Presidents’ Day holiday, Monday, Feb. 18.
The City of Salisbury has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018. The award is considered the highest form of recognition in government budgeting and is the 27th consecutive year the city has received the award for its annual budget.
Mark Drye is a senior management analyst for the City of Salisbury Finance Department. Mark has worked with the city for over 22 years. In addition to his current role as an analyst, Mark also co-manages the Salisbury Customer Service Department.
Shoveling snow can be necessary in winter time, but follow these safety tips for your health.
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.