Salisbury City Council held a public hearing on and adopted the FY20 budget on Tuesday, June 18. The new fiscal year begins July 1.
Now in its eleventh year, the Salisbury Sculpture Show has returned to Salisbury. The award-winning Sculpture Show, curated by the Salisbury Public Art Committee (SPAC), has brought 16 works of art from across the eastern U.S. to temporary homes in downtown Salisbury, local colleges and around Salisbury neighborhoods.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.
Salisbury City Council and city staff will host the seventh in a series of community town hall meetings titled, Chit, Chat & Chew, Thursday, May 30, with dinner beginning at 5:15 p.m., at Grace United Methodist Church, 846 Faith Road.
BlockWork is a grass-roots program developed in 2010 by the Community Appearance Commission’s Neighborhood Leaders Alliance (NLA).
The Salisbury Community Appearance Commission and Salisbury Housing Advocacy Commission will be accepting BlockWork applications from Salisbury city neighborhoods beginning now through Friday, June 14. The 2019 BlockWork event has been set for Saturday, October 26, on, “National Make a Difference Day.”
The Salisbury Citizen’s Academy, a 10-week academy in which residents learn firsthand about city operations, is now accepting applications for class members. The Citizen’s Academy, now in its sixth year, is held on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8 p.m. beginning Thursday, Sept. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 7.
In an effort to clean up litter throughout Salisbury, the city’s Community Appearance Commission (CAC) will host the first, community-wide Spring Clean ’19, Saturday, May 11, beginning at 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. Members of the CAC hope the one-day clean-up will start a focus on anti-litter.
The City of Salisbury has been recognized as one of the best small cities in the country to start a small business. According to a report released by WalletHub, Salisbury was named the 16th best small city to start a business and tied for 1st in the highest average growth in number of small businesses.
After the announcement that Smash Mouth would be the headline band for the upcoming Cheerwine Festival on May 18, City of Salisbury and Cheerwine employees made a fun video to celebrate!
Salisbury has hired Hannah Berg Jacobson as its new community planning director. In her new role, she will lead the community planning department which includes code enforcement, urban planning and development services.