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Downtown Salisbury, Inc. Announces Empire Hotel Redevelopment Request for Proposals

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Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) has released a request for proposals (RFP) to qualified developers to purchase and redevelop the historic Empire Hotel located in downtown Salisbury. The newly-established Empire Hotel Redevelopment Task Force will be responsible for reviewing the proposals received electronically by the deadline of 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2.

Statement from Police Chief Jerry Stokes regarding "Cruise Downtown Salisbury"

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As Chief of the Salisbury Police Department, I have worked to encourage growth in our downtown and was happy to see the gathering of auto enthusiasts on weekend evenings and what it does to help businesses in our Municipal Service District. While there were some initial concerns, the Police Department had not observed any behaviors that led us to direct our officers to address unlawful activity related to the gatherings. After several weeks, based on our observations and the complaints from residents and visitors in the downtown area of racing, public consumption of alcohol, and noise from screeching tires and revving or general modified engine noise, I am left with no choice but to direct SPD officers to strictly enforce the following laws and statutes:

City, DSI end exclusive negotiations with Empire Hotel developer

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City officials and the Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) Board of Directors ended exclusive negotiations with Empire Hotel Holdings, LLC, and its development arm, Black Point Investments, LLC, to redevelop the Empire Hotel. The end of the exclusivity means that DSI and the City of Salisbury are available to explore additional redevelopment options for the site.
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Event Calendar

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3/2/2021 6:00 PM

City Council Meeting 03-02-21

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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3/3/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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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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3/4/2021 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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3/7/2021
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New Fire Station Dedication & Memorial For Monroe, Isler

The Salisbury Fire Department will dedicate its new Fire Station Number 6, 310 Cedar Springs Road, on Sunday, March 7. A virtual Open House link will be available on the City of Salisbury website where “attendees” will be able to tour the fire station online.
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3/9/2021 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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3/11/2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at rotating park facilities.

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3/17/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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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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3/23/2021 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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4/1/2021 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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4/6/2021 6:00 PM

City Council Meeting 04-06-21

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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4/7/2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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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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4/8/2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at rotating park facilities.

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