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SPD arrests two during drug, gun bust

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The Salisbury Police Department Vice/Narcotics Unit with the assistance of the Salisbury Police Department CID and SRT, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Department Special Investigative Unit and SRT, executed two simultaneous search warrants on Wednesday morning (9/25/2019). These search warrants were the result of a several month long investigation by the Salisbury Police Vice/Narcotics Unit. Multiple firearms and drugs were found during these raids. 

Project Safe Rowan Crime Review

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The Rowan County Violent Crime Data Review will present violent crime statistics. There will be an opportunity for discussion and a Q&A about Rowan County’s strategies to prevent violent crime that may have a positive effect on local neighborhoods. 

Park Avenue Community Center, 632 Park Ave.


Improving the Future Health of City Park Lake

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Recognized as a “Tree City USA” locality for more than 30 years, the City of Salisbury is dedicated to the health, vitality and well-being of our city trees. Now that we are able to move forward with the City Park Lake project, we have to think about the best uses of the park as a whole and the long-term effects of the landscaped areas around it. 


Event Calendar

«June 2021»
6/1/2021 6:00 PM

City Council Meeting 06-01-21

The City Council is the governing body of the City of Salisbury. The Council is comprised of five members who are elected on a non-partisan basis for two-year terms. Each Council member serves at-large and represents the entire City.
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6/2/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Community Appearance Commission Meetings

Meetings are held the 1st Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. There is no meeting in July. Meetings are via Zoom until further notice.
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6/3/2021 4:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. No meetings are held in July. Meetings are currently Zoom meetings. Please check Public Notices for details.

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6/8/2021 4:00 PM

Planning Board Meeting

The Planning Board is responsible for providing growth management and land development policy, zoning ordinance (LDO) and development proposal recommendations to the City Council. Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers.
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6/12/2021 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Unity in the Community

The Salisbury-Rowan NAACP joins with the Salisbury Police Department for Unity Day. Celebrate building relationships within the community with games, music, hot dogs and drinks. Saturday June 12, noon to 3 p.m. and Brenner Crossing Apartments. 610 Roy Leazer Avenue, Salisbury NC 28144.
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6/16/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tree Board Meetings

The Tree Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon in the Salisbury-Rowan Utilities Conference Room at 1 Water Street.

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6/26/2021 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

First Responders & Community Kickball Game

Relive your childhood! Join City of Salisbury's First Responders and Community Members in a spirited game of kickball at the JC Optimist Sports Complex,  113 5. MLK Jr. Ave., 5 to 8 p.m. Food will be served. 
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6/28/2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Forward 2040 Steering Committee: Thriving, Livable Neighborhoods

The Forward 2040 Comprehensive Plan Thriving, Livable Neighborhoods Subcommittee will meet on Monday, June 28th via Zoom. Join Zoom meeting

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Community Planning Services

  • Manage city growth and development.
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Downtown Salisbury

  • Downtown redevelopment.
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Human Resources

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  • Maintain parkland and green spaces.
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  • Provide safe, efficient and affordable transportation.
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