This month’s employee spotlight is Joseph Myers. He has been employed with the City of Salisbury Transit Department for five years serving as a transit operator and ADA dispatcher. As part of his ADA paratransit role, Joseph schedules and then provides transportation services to eligible, disabled citizens from their homes to a specific location.
-- Input, listening sessions funded by $25,000 Duke Energy Grant --
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) will begin a series of in-person conversations with neighbors in various Salisbury communities thanks in part to a $25,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation as part of the energy company’s $1 million pledge to social justice, racial equity in North Carolina.
Interim City Manager Brian Hiatt presented a proposed budget for the fiscal year 2022-2023 (FY23) to Salisbury’s City Council, Tuesday, May 24.
The Salisbury Police Department will hold the 2022 Free Summer Crime Scene Camp on June 22 and July 20 at the Old YMCA located at 220 North Fulton Street. This one-day camp is for anyone between the age of 11 and 15 yrs old. The camp starts at 8 am and will end at 1 pm with Lunch provided. The camp will provide a hands-on experience and allow participants to experience what is required of a crime scene Officer.
Free movie and music series takes place at Bell Tower Green
Lights! Camera! Action! And Music! Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department presents Reels and Riffs, a movie and music series at Bell Tower Green. Community members are invited to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks to the free shows sponsored by Salisbury Parks and Recreation, Visit Rowan County and Downtown Salisbury Inc.
The 2022 Cheerwine Festival will be held on Saturday, May 21, in Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. In preparation for the Festival, the city will begin to close roadways on Friday, May 20, at 8 p.m.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 30.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) was notified that current SPD Officer, Michael B. Scroggs, was arrested by Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputies as a result of an investigation into a domestic violence incident just after midnight today.
This month’s employee spotlight is Emily Vanek, a long-range planner for the City of Salisbury Planning Department. In her role, Emily works on historic preservation and long-range planning efforts such as the Forward 2040 Comprehensive Plan. On a day-to-day basis, she works with residents, property owners and developers to review their plans for consistency with the Local Historic Design Standards and Land Development Ordinance, and issues Certificates of Appropriateness. Emily serves as the staff liaison to the Historic Preservation Commission.
Now’s the chance to submit a Salisbury neighborhood for BlockWork, a grass-roots program developed in 2010 by the Community Appearance Commission’s Neighborhood Leaders Alliance (NLA) to beautify Salisbury neighborhoods.