Attention: The Salisbury Police Department has temporarily suspended their departmental rider program. For the time being, we are focusing our efforts on our new recruits to ensure they are our primary focus for the field training officers. An announcement will be made when this suspension has been lifted.
The Salisbury City Council has adopted a resolution authorizing submission of a Fibrant lease proposal to Salisbury voters for a vote in May. The City of Salisbury is in negotiations to enter into a lease agreement with Hotwire Communications, a privately-owned fiber optics telecommunications provider, to provide services over the City’s fiber network.
Catawba, Livingstone Colleges partner with Fibrant, Parks and Recreation to provide guest instruction during spring Girls Who Code Club
Two Salisbury higher educational institutions, Catawba College and Livingstone College, will assist with guest instruction of the Salisbury Girls Who Code Club (GWC) spring session. The partnership is the first of its kind where the local educational organizations have joined forces with city departments to instruct public, private and home-school youth together on a STEM-related project.
Water pipes, spigots, and hoses in un-insulated, unheated, & outside areas can freeze and burst causing water loss and significant damage. Read our prevention tips for using shut-off valves, draining pipes, insulating, etc.
The Salisbury Public Art Committee announces a call for entries for the 2018 Salisbury Sculpture Show and its inaugural Arts & Agriculture program, a special extension of the Sculpture Show. Artists are invited to submit their outdoor pieces for consideration in the award-winning art installation program by Wednesday, Dec. 20.
To accommodate the last minute shoppers, Salisbury Transit will run normal schedule including weekend express right up to December 23rd.
-- Recycling and bulky item pickup also due to change --
Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Salisbury will be implementing new routes for garbage, recycling and yard debris collection, possibly resulting in a new garbage, recycling and yard debris pick-up day of the week for residents. Route changes will allow for more efficient collection points, while keeping the trucks in the same general area each day, thereby reducing the number of miles driven per week.
The Salisbury parks and recreation department has received $50,000 in funding from the Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation in support of a new Teen Center program to be offered at the Miller Recreation Center, 1402 W. Bank St. The program, for children ages 10-17, will offer mentoring, life skills, homework assistance and recreation opportunities.
ICMA is the International City/County Management Association
W. Lane Bailey, city manager, Salisbury, North Carolina, was installed today as Southeast Regional Vice President of ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, during the organization’s 103rd Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. He was elected for the three-year term on June 23.
Positions will replace assistant city manager, public safety recruiter
With the upcoming retirement of Assistant City Manager John Sofley, and a department change for a former human resources employee, Salisbury management will fill the two vacant positions with revised job titles and responsibilities. A full-time city attorney and a human relations manager will join the team in the latter part of 2017.