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.
Salisbury proudly showcases its artistic flair with the annual Sculpture Show. This year includes 18 new sculptures crafted by talented artists hailing from across the eastern United States. The Public Arts Commission features sculptures throughout the downtown area, Salisbury’s 3 local colleges, Horizon’s Unlimited, and Trinity Oaks.
High school and college students in Salisbury have an opportunity to work in different City departments through the Summer Youth Employment program.
This month’s employee spotlight is Corporal Thomas Bautista with the Salisbury Police Department (SPD). He works on David Team and assists the sergeant with nightly police operations. Corporal Bautista also performs field supervision of patrol activities, and maintains and ensures SPD’s policies and procedures are followed.