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Salisbury Parks and Rec. and Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA to host virtual run, walk to benefit COVID-19 assistance

Organizations partner to raise funds for Rowan Helping Ministries COVID-19 Food Bank assistance

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The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA, will host “COVID-19 for 19,” a virtual run, walk to raise funds for Rowan Helping Ministries food bank for COVID-19 assistance. The virtual event will begin on Monday, June 1, and end on midnight on Friday, June 19.

Salisbury City Manager W. Lane Bailey presents proposed FY21 budget

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The $46,003,307 balanced General Fund budget reflects a 3.17% decrease in spending from the FY20 adopted budget due to expected shortages related to COVID-19. In addition to the General Fund, the Water/Sewer Fund, Transit Fund, Broadband Fund, and Stormwater Fund comprise the overall City budget totaling $82,528,220. This total sum also includes Special Revenue Funds (CDBG & HOME) and Capital Reserve Funds. Bailey proposes maintaining the current tax rate of $0.7196 for the fiscal year as to not burden the Salisbury community in the midst of economic challenges.

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5/5/2020 6:00 PM
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City Council Meeting 05-05-20

As the City continues to operate under a State of Emergency declaration related to the spread of COVID-19, all meetings of the Salisbury City Council will be held electronically until further notice.

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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5/16/2020 5:00 PM
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Virtual Cheerwine Festival

Cheerwine, the 103-year-old soft drink from Salisbury, N.C., and its hometown will host a Virtual Cheerwine Festival on Saturday, May 16, at 5 p.m. Last month, Cheerwine and the City of Salisbury announced plans to cancel the annual outdoor event that draws tens of thousands of people and instead host a virtual celebration for all to enjoy from the safety of home. Many of the never-before-announced headliners scheduled for the 2020 Festival will perform as part of the Hotwire Communications virtual stage line-up, including The Sugarhill Gang, Tone Loc, Nathan Angelo and ACE Party Band. During the event, fans of the iconic family-owned soft drink can participate in numerous virtual games and contests, including bingo, a scavenger hunt and trivia – all for a chance to win Cheerwine and branded merchandise.

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5/19/2020 6:00 PM
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City Council Meeting 05-19-20

As the City continues to operate under a State of Emergency declaration related to the spread of COVID-19, all meetings of the Salisbury City Council will be held electronically until further notice.

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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6/1/2020 - 6/5/2020

Spring Spruce Up Week 2020

During Spruce Up Weeks, City of Salisbury residents can place items at the curb on their regular collection day before 7:00 a.m.

The City of Salisbury Public Works Department will pick up your old appliances, tires without rims (limit 5 tires or less per location) and extra bagged trash. This is a great time to encourage a neighborhood cleanup!

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6/1/2020 - 6/5/2020

Spring Spruce Up Week 2020

During Spruce Up Weeks, City of Salisbury residents can place items at the curb on their regular collection day before 7:00 a.m.

The City of Salisbury Public Works Department will pick up your old appliances, tires without rims (limit 5 tires or less per location) and extra bagged trash. This is a great time to encourage a neighborhood cleanup!

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6/1/2020 - 6/5/2020

Spring Spruce Up Week 2020

During Spruce Up Weeks, City of Salisbury residents can place items at the curb on their regular collection day before 7:00 a.m.

The City of Salisbury Public Works Department will pick up your old appliances, tires without rims (limit 5 tires or less per location) and extra bagged trash. This is a great time to encourage a neighborhood cleanup!

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