NC By Train making stops in Salisbury for aDay Out with Thomas ™
The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division announced today that NC By Train, the state’s passenger rail service, will make special stops in Salisbury for a Day Out With Thomas ™ at the N.C. Transportation Museum.
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.
Join us in Downtown Salisbury for the second annual Bell Tower BREWFEST, to celebrate the art of craft beer, and showcase our buzzing downtown on Saturday, Oct. 7 from noon to 7 p.m.
This year’s BlockWork event will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at the 200 and 300 blocks of Lloyd Street, in the West End Neighborhood. We are looking for volunteers to sign up for any amount of two-hour slots that fit their schedule. Applications will be accepted through Monday, October 23, and volunteers receive a t-shirt, gloves, meals, snacks, drinks, and ice cream
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.
Professionals and advocates from the fields of transportation safety, active mobility, and walkable communities will headline the 12th annual NC BikeWalk Transportation Summit, scheduled September 14-16, 2023 at Catawba College in Salisbury. Summit registration information is available at www.bikewalknc.org
Salisbury City Manager Jim Greene has named Carrboro Town Manager Richard J. White III as Salisbury’s next deputy city manager.
For the fourth year in a row, the City of Salisbury is honored as one of the “Healthiest Employers” in the greater Charlotte region. The annual Charlotte Business Journal competition ranked Salisbury in second place in the “Employers with 50-499 employees” category.
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.