Today, Salisbury City Manager Jim Greene presented his recommended fiscal year 2023-2024 (FY24) budget to City Council at a budget work session meeting. A fiscal year is the city’s annual financial period beginning July 1 through June 30.
The City of Salisbury will operate on an adjusted schedule for the Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 29.
The 2023 Cheerwine Festival will be held on Saturday, May 20, in Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. In preparation for the Festival, the city will begin to close roadways on Friday, May 19, at 6 p.m.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule in observance of Good Friday, Friday, April 7:
-- Work to begin Monday evening, March 27 through early Tuesday morning, March 28 --
Businesses and residents in the 100 block of W. Innes St. may be without power beginning Monday, March 27, at 11 p.m. through Tuesday, March 28, at 7 a.m. as Duke Energy replaces an electrical panel, weather permitting.
Cheerwine the iconic 106-year-old cherry soda and its hometown, the City of Salisbury, will host the annual Cheerwine Festival on Saturday, May 20, from noon to 10 p.m.
City departments will have a budget kickoff Monday, Feb. 6, in preparation for the upcoming fiscal year. Fiscal Year 2024 (FY2024) is the city’s budget year that will run from July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. The adopted budget ordinance will set the new tax rate and city fees.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Monday, Jan. 16.
Salisbury-Rowan Utilities customers who receive utility bills through U.S. Mail will receive a second, corrected bill for January after a billing error sent a duplicate of December’s bill this month. Penalties will be waived for all customers for the month of January.
This month’s employee spotlight is Crissy McBride, the accountant for the City of Salisbury Finance Department. In her role, Crissy balances the general ledger which records all of the City’s transactions, including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash management. She also prepares State and Federal reports, manages capital assets, and assists with the annual audit.