Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins declared a state of emergency in Salisbury in preparation for the potential impact of Hurricane Florence, which is expected to hit the North Carolina coast later this week.
As of August 2018, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A+' rating on the following city of Salisbury, North Carolina (the city) bonds: $9.9 million combined enterprise system refunding revenue bonds, series 2010. In addition, the Rating Outlook is revised to Positive from Stable.
Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins will host a free baseball and softball camp for local youth at Catawba College, Saturday, Sept. 8, as part of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) support of Major League Baseball's (MLB) "PLAY BALL SUMMER” initiative. The program focuses on the fun nature of baseball and encourages widespread participation in related activities.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, will host public information sessions with City Council and the general public on Tuesday, Aug. 14 to announce the findings of a recent police department assessment.
Communities within the City of Salisbury will observe National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 7, with free music, food, children’s games and other outdoor activities, featuring officers of the Salisbury Police Department (SPD). The National Night Out celebrations are in addition to the centralized Community Block Party hosted by the Salisbury Police Department the week prior.
Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins releases a statement regarding the cancellation of the Holiday Caravan Parade by former parade organizers.
Salisbury City Council and city staff will host the third in a series of community town hall meetings titled, Chit, Chat & Chew, Thursday, Aug. 23, with dinner beginning at 5:15 p.m., at Destiny City Church, 2324 S. Main St. This event will be held for residents in the “Southwest” area of the city, which encompasses neighborhoods such as the Lincoln Heights, King’s Forest, Matika Village and Forest Glen.
Salisbury City Council has formally set a public hearing for the upcoming Tuesday, Aug. 7, City Council meeting regarding the Empire Hotel proposed master lease. The city council meeting will begin at 5 p.m.
The City of Salisbury’s budget and performance management department has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the City’s FY2017-2018 budget. The GFOA’s Distinguished Presentation Awards program is the only national awards program in governmental budgeting. Salisbury was one jurisdiction out of only 1,177 throughout the U.S. and Canada to receive the award.
Today, Salisbury City Council voted to approve the fiscal year July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019 (FY19) budget.