The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Labor Day holiday, Monday, Sept. 4:
The City of Salisbury welcomes residents and visitors to a special “Meet the Chief” event, Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at City Park, 316 Lake Dr. There, new Salisbury Police Chief P.J. Smith will greet and engage with attendees about his vision for public safety in Salisbury.
Salisbury’s newest Fire Station will be located at 150 Mahaley Ave. The 19,400-square-foot fire station will include three drive-through apparatus bays, a Fire Safety Education and Community Outreach Center and the city’s Emergency Operations Center.
Salisbury City Manager Jim Greene has named Carrboro Town Manager Richard J. White III as Salisbury’s next deputy city manager.
For the fourth year in a row, the City of Salisbury is honored as one of the “Healthiest Employers” in the greater Charlotte region. The annual Charlotte Business Journal competition ranked Salisbury in second place in the “Employers with 50-499 employees” category.
The city’s new fiscal year brought name and staffing changes to three city departments. The Engineering Department became the Transportation Department, Community Planning Services split into the Planning and Neighborhoods Department and the Land and Development Services Department. In addition, the Public Works Department now has two umbrellas under which its service areas fall – Maintenance and Environmental.
Salisbury proudly showcases its artistic flair with the annual Sculpture Show. This year includes 18 new sculptures crafted by talented artists hailing from across the eastern United States. The Public Arts Commission features sculptures throughout the downtown area, Salisbury’s 3 local colleges, Horizon’s Unlimited, and Trinity Oaks.
High school and college students in Salisbury have an opportunity to work in different City departments through the Summer Youth Employment program.
This month’s employee spotlight is Corporal Thomas Bautista with the Salisbury Police Department (SPD). He works on David Team and assists the sergeant with nightly police operations. Corporal Bautista also performs field supervision of patrol activities, and maintains and ensures SPD’s policies and procedures are followed.
Today, Salisbury City Manager Jim Greene announced the promotion of Salisbury Police Department (SPD) Captain Patrick “P.J.” Smith to police chief, effective Saturday, July 22.