-- Recycling and bulky item pickup also due to change --
Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Salisbury will be implementing new routes for garbage, recycling and yard debris collection, possibly resulting in a new garbage, recycling and yard debris pick-up day of the week for residents. Route changes will allow for more efficient collection points, while keeping the trucks in the same general area each day, thereby reducing the number of miles driven per week.
The Salisbury parks and recreation department has received $50,000 in funding from the Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation in support of a new Teen Center program to be offered at the Miller Recreation Center, 1402 W. Bank St. The program, for children ages 10-17, will offer mentoring, life skills, homework assistance and recreation opportunities.
Salisbury Transit will cease fixed-route services Wednesday November 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm
for the Holiday Parade. We will resume service as soon as the parade is over.
There will be NO regular fixed-route bus service on Thursday, November 23, 2017
in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
Salisbury Fire Chief Bob Parnell is pleased to announce the promotion of Tyler Forrest to Battalion Chief.
Due to a power outage, the bills were delayed in printing and shipping. We apologize for this delay. Bills will be due on the 15th of this month.
The City of Salisbury Police Department (SPD) has invited the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Diagnostic Center to assist with determining the nature and extent of persistence crime issues and identify evidence-based solutions to address violent crime, opioid use and community engagement.
Salisbury Transit is pleased to announce that rides will be free on all fixed routes for Election Day, Tuesday November 7th. Free rides will be offered from the beginning to the end of the service day on all buses, Salisbury Transit wants to help you get to your polling place. You do not need to show a pass in order to ride. Friday, Nov 10 the City of Salisbury will be observing Veterans Day and there will be NO bus service. In thanks to our Veterans, our Veterans will ride the bus FREE on Saturday, November 11th.
ICMA is the International City/County Management Association
W. Lane Bailey, city manager, Salisbury, North Carolina, was installed today as Southeast Regional Vice President of ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, during the organization’s 103rd Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. He was elected for the three-year term on June 23.
Beginning next month the Salisbury Police Department will expand its community oriented policing efforts to include a quarterly informational series entitled, “Community Classroom.”
Positions will replace assistant city manager, public safety recruiter
With the upcoming retirement of Assistant City Manager John Sofley, and a department change for a former human resources employee, Salisbury management will fill the two vacant positions with revised job titles and responsibilities. A full-time city attorney and a human relations manager will join the team in the latter part of 2017.