Spring has sprung, and it’s time to get outside! Let us help enhance your landscape with a free tree. Stop by Town Creek Park between 10 and noon this Saturday, March 25 to participate!
As a community, we all want to live in a clean city, but it takes effort from everyone to make that a reality. We can make our city more beautiful and sustainable by participating in any of these programs.
Whether it’s by cleaning up our streets or planting more trees, we can all work together to create a cleaner, more vibrant city for everyone to enjoy.
This month’s employee spotlight is Mel Dye, a 20-year veteran of the City of Salisbury and current administrative specialist in Downtown Salisbury Inc. (DSI).
In summer 2018, Salisbury debuted its resident reporting and service request tool, Salisbury311. Salisbury311 allows community members to be involved with the upkeep of the city by submitting problems or observations to Salisbury city staff. Submissions by users are turned into work orders that are emailed to the appropriate city department.
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.
Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU) recently issued a drinking water notice to customers following a drop in the removal rate of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) in the untreated “raw” water from the Yadkin River. TOC has no health effects. This is not an emergency and does not require customers to use an alternative water supply (e.g. bottled).
Chris Tester is now Salisbury’s permanent public works director after carrying the “interim” title for the previous four months. His new position is effective immediately.
As temperatures continue to dip, now is the time to start thinking about the possibility of pipes freezing in your home. Frozen water pipes are a problem that can happen in homes with both plastic and copper pipes. Learn how to prevent water pipes from freezing and avoid significant property damage.
Residents are invited to apply to the City’s 14 active, standing boards and commissions created and appointed by Salisbury City Council. Boards and commissions are made up of volunteer positions to help guide Salisbury’s present and future.
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.