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A Festival To Cheer For

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The 2022 Cheerwine Festival is just around the corner, set for Saturday, May 21, noon to 10 p.m. in downtown Salisbury.  Enjoy all things cheerwine at this popular festival! This free event features crafts, food, and family-friendly fun. Also enjoy live music from local bands as well as two headliner bands, Spin Doctors and Blues Traveler.

Employee Spotlight: Emily Vanek, Long-Range Planner

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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.

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Event Calendar

«July 2022»
6/27/2022 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Public Arts Commission Meeting 06-27-2022

The PAC will meet from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm via Zoom unless decided otherwise by member vote. Subcommittee meetings will be called as needed with public notice.
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7/7/2022 4:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held quarterly on the 1st Thursday of February, May, September, and December at 4:00 p.m. Meetings are currently Zoom meetings. Please check Public Notices for details.

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7/8/2022 9:00 PM

Reels & Riffs Movies & Music Series: Ghostbusters: Afterlife - PG-13

Lights! Camera! Action! The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to bring back its Summer Movies in the Park series to Bell Tower Green. There will be six fantastic weeks of high quality movie screenings. Your favorite characters will be larger than life on the gigantic 25 foot inflatable screen accompanied by state-of-the-art sound. All you need is a lawn chair or a blanket and desire for a good time!
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  • Includes the City Manager's Office.
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  • Marketing, public relations and branding.
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Community Planning Services

  • Manage city growth and development.
  • Code enforcement services.
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Downtown Salisbury

  • Downtown redevelopment.
  • Historic preservation and economic development.
  • Maintain Salisbury as a “main street city”.
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  • General engineering services.
  • Review engineering for private development.
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  • Financial Management services.
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  • Customer services.
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Human Resources

  • Support all city departments.
  • Management of human resources.
  • Risk management and accessibility.
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  • Maintain parkland and green spaces.
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  • Develop recreational programming and events.
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  • Create a safe environment for citizens and residents.
  • Develop community partnerships.
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Public Works

  • Manage and maintain cemeteries.
  • Support city’s fleet needs.
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  • Solid waste services.
  • Street and stormwater services.
  • Telecommunications and radio services.
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Salisbury-Rowan Utilities

  • Water and wastewater services.
  • Protect the environment.
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  • Improve quality of life for residents.
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  • Provide safe, efficient and affordable transportation.
  • Service Salisbury, Spencer and East Spencer.
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