Salisbury-Rowan Utility (SRU) customers who are having financial difficulty can now apply for the City’s Share 2 Care Water and Sewer Assistance program to assist with their utility bill.
The 2020 General Election is approaching fast and with that, another important deadline will be here before we know it. That important date is Friday, Oct. 9. If you have not registered to vote by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, you will not be eligible to vote in the General Election held on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
City officials and the Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) Board of Directors ended exclusive negotiations with Empire Hotel Holdings, LLC, and its development arm, Black Point Investments, LLC, to redevelop the Empire Hotel. The end of the exclusivity means that DSI and the City of Salisbury are available to explore additional redevelopment options for the site.
The U.S. Census Bureau has announced the new 2020 Census deadline is Wednesday, September 30. Residents are asked to respond as soon as possible to ensure Rowan County secures its fair share of the $675 billion federal dollars. The federal money assists with things like schools, road construction, hospitals, workforce initiatives and substance abuse programs in Rowan County.
The Salisbury Citizen’s Academy, a 10-week academy in which residents learn firsthand about city operations, is now accepting applications for class members. There is no cost, and participants find the experience rewarding and a fun look behind-the-scenes at city operations.
The Robert F. Hoke Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) has signed the original proposed Fame statue relocation agreement, previously agreed upon by Salisbury City Council and the Historic Salisbury Foundation. Salisbury Mayor Karen Alexander received the notarized document from the UDC Hoke Chapter president late Sunday, June 21 -- five days before the Friday, June 26, deadline.
Salisbury City Council approved the fiscal year 2020-2021 (FY21) budget as proposed by City Manager W. Lane Bailey.
Today, Tuesday, June 9, Salisbury Mayor Karen Alexander rescinded the state of emergency in the downtown district, including the curfew imposed in the original declaration.
The Salisbury community has been through a difficult couple of months, and especially the last week. Communities across our country have been facing multiple challenges lately, just as we have. Not only are we dealing with COVID-19, resulting economic challenges, and unemployment, but also protests following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
On May 30, 2020, Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 142 (EO 142). EO 142 amends Executive Order No. 124 to extend its effective period by 60 days. In compliance with Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 142, the City of Salisbury will keep several changes to residential water & sewer accounts in place.