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Public Works is the daily maintenance provider for the citizens of Salisbury.

The mission for Public Works is to maintain city owned cemeteries, roadways, sidewalks, stormwater systems, public right of ways, and park and recreational areas. Public Works is responsible for collecting yard waste, household waste, and recycling for the citizens of Salisbury. Public Works also maintains the City’s fleet of vehicles and buildings and maintains telecommunications and radio equipment for all of Rowan County. It also oversees snow removal during inclement weather.

This division also provides leaf collection services in the fall. Check our Leaf Collection Map to see when Public Works will be coming through your area!


Leaf Collection Map

Divisions:

Cemetery

The Cemetery division is responsible for the sales of burial plots, scheduling services with funeral homes at the grave site, and answering questions and concerns from the public on cemeteries. Three cemeteries still have burial plots available for sale.


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Cemetery Manager

Linda Davis
Public Works Admin Building
303 West Franklin Street
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

(704) 638-5250
ldavi@salisburync.gov

Grounds Maintenance

The Grounds Maintenance division maintains seven cemeteries, all park and recreational areas and City owned right of ways.


231 W. Franklin St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

Brad Gorman
bgorm@salisburync.gov
(704) 216-8013


Maintenance Supervisor

Patrick Snyder
psnyd@salisburync.gov
(704) 638-5251

Stormwater

The Stormwater division manages the regulations set forth by NCDENR for water runoff and the maintenance of stormwater systems.


Public Works Admin Building
303 West Franklin Street
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

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Public Works Administrative Services Manager

Michael Hanna
mhann@salisburync.gov
(704) 216-8028


Public Works Technician

Ben Parker
benjamin.parker@salisburync.gov
(704) 638-5267

Streets, Bridges and Sidewalks

The Streets, Bridges and Sidewalk division maintains all city owned roads, bridges, and sidewalks. Maintenance consists of patching, replacing, and building new ones as needed. This division also maintains all regulatory signs and pavement markings along city rights-of-way. The Street Division also oversees street sweeping operations.


Public Works Admin Building
303 West Franklin Street
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

Street Division Supervisor

Brandon Wilhelm
bwilh@salisburync.gov
(704) 638-5251


Maintenance Supervisor

Patrick Snyder
psnyd@salisburync.gov
(704) 638-5251

Waste and Recycling

The Waste and Recycling division is responsible for the removal of residential garbage, yard waste, and recyclable materials. This division also manages a composting site with material given back to the citizen. During the fall and winter months the Waste division oversees the collection of loose leaves.


Public Works Admin Building
303 West Franklin Street
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144


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Solid Waste Supervisor

Danny Rogers
droge@salisburync.gov
(704) 638-5256

Contact Us

303 West Franklin St.
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

(704) 638-5260


photo of Chris Tester

Interim Public Works Director

Chris Tester
ctest@salisburync.gov

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With this custom application, citizens can enter their address in the Find Address box to locate a government facility and obtain information about curbside trash, yard waste and recycling services provided by the City of Salisbury, NC.

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Surplus Property

Currently the City of Salisbury uses two online auction sites: GovDeals and eBay. During the year items are placed on these sites that are available for auction. Auctions items vary from office furniture to unclaimed vehicles to technology products.

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Latest News

Employee Spotlight: Michael Hanna, Stormwater Technician

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Michael Hanna is the stormwater technician for the City of Salisbury Public Services Department. He has been employed with the city since 2012, starting in code services before transitioning to public services. Michael’s duties include assisting with public education and outreach, monitoring and repairing the city’s storm water infrastructure, managing the city’s storm water permit with the state and responding to citizens about erosion and dumping in catch basins.

Celebrate Global Garbage Man Day!

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As communities around the world celebrate Global Garbage Man Day on Monday, June 17 (and for some the celebration continues all week), Salisbury honors its own solid waste collection team. Kudos are in order for (pictured left to right), Tony Dito, Israel Vazquez, Jonathan Durham, Jeff Cardwell, Mark Pulliam, Izet Dizdarevic, Danny Rogers and James Horne, for keeping our neighborhoods clean.
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Citizens can log into the City of Salisbury's web application at salisburync.gov/311 to submit requests and complaints regarding issues such as missing road signs, pot holes, abandoned vehicles, city code infractions, illegal dumping, environmental health issues, ADA/accessibility, etc..

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RECYCLING


Learn how reducing, reusing, and recycling can help you, your community, and the environment by saving money, energy, and natural resources.


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STORMWATER


Public and private stormwater systems carry water runoff to the creek systems, which carries the water to High Rock Lake. Learn about what the City is doing to prevent this problem, and what you can do to help.


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COMPOSTING


All the yard waste material collected weekly is carried to the City's NCDENR permitted site to be processed and turned into usable mulch. This material is given away each Friday.


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GARBAGE


Learn about what options are available to reduce waste in the first place, and what should and shouldn't be going into your trash bin.


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