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.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day:
his month’s employee spotlight is Dale Waters, the City of Salisbury Information Technology (IT) Manager. He is responsible for meeting the technology needs of the City of Salisbury by maintaining existing technology and fostering technology growth.
Salisbury will celebrate local community agencies, neighborhoods and law enforcement partnerships at a combined Back-to-School Community Resource Fair and National Night Out event, Tuesday, Aug. 1, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Bell Tower Green Park.
The City of Salisbury invites residents to apply for the fall 2023 Citizen’s Academy -- a ten-week academy that provides a behind-the-scenes look at city operations.