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Plan and Practice Your Escape!

Fire Prevention Week is October 6 - 12

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The Salisbury Fire Department is joining the national campaign to celebrate Fire Prevention Week. The theme for 2019 is: “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”

The goal is to educate people of all ages about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.

Blockwork 2019

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We're looking for volunteers for this year's BlockWork! Help us build cleaner and safer neighborhoods, one block at a time. This year's event will be Saturday, October 26 on the 900 block of N. Main St.


Event Calendar

«December 2019»
11/26/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Planning Board Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

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11/29/2019 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Holiday Night Out 2019

Enjoy great holiday deals from downtown businesses, snowball fights, live seasonal music, plus horse and carriage rides.
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12/3/2019 6:00 PM

City Council Meeting 12-03-19

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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12/7/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Brunch with Santa 2019

Make a holiday memory by sharing brunch with Santa. Pre-registration is required by visiting Cost is $5 per person.
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12/9/2019 4:00 PM

Fair Housing Committee Meeting 2019-20

The Salisbury Fair Housing Committee meets on the second 2nd Monday of each month at 4:00 pm at One Water Street.
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12/10/2019 4:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Planning Board Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

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12/11/2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hurley Park Meeting 12-11-2019

The Hurley Park Advisory Committee assists in the development of Hurley Park and seeks sponsors for Hurley Park in accordance with the master plan. The Committee also reviews and recommends developmental ideas presented to the Committee by the staff of the City of Salisbury or any other interested parties.
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12/14/2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Santa and the Grinch 2019

Free photos and fire truck rides with Santa and the Grinch!

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12/17/2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dixonville Task Force

The Dixonville Task Force meets every 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10 am-11:30 am in the first floor conference room of City Hall.
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12/18/2019 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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12/31/2019 9:00 PM - 1/1/2020 12:00 AM

New Year’s Eve at Trolley Barn

Ring in the New Year at the Trolley Barn with free games, live music and refreshments. 
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1/2/2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Room at One Water Street. No meetings are held in July.

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Want to know about emergencies like severe weather, fires or street closings happening in your area? Sign up for text alerts with Nixle by going to or by texting Salisbury to 888777.

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  • See the results of your work.
  • Learn to navigate and overcome obstacles.
  • Meet people you might otherwise never meet.

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  • Includes the City Manager's Office.

  • Includes the City Clerk's Office.

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  • Central source of information.

  • Marketing, public relations and branding.

  • Web design and social media.

  • Media and video production.
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Community Planning Services

  • Manage city growth and development.

  • Code enforcement services.

  • Urban planning and design 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.

  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems) services.

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Financial and
Business Services

  • Financial Management services.

  • Accounting services.

  • Budget and audit services.

  • Customer services.

  • Purchasing services.

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  • Fire protection services.

  • Emergency medical services.

  • Community outreach programs.

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Human Resources

  • Support all city departments.

  • Management of human resources.

  • Risk management and accessibility.

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Parks and Recreation

  • Maintain parkland and green spaces.

  • Maintain athletic complexes and pool.

  • Develop recreational programming and events.

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  • Create a safe environment for citizens and residents.

  • Develop community partnerships.

  • Implement new practices and technology.

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Public Services

  • Manage and maintain cemeteries.

  • Support city’s fleet needs.

  • Manage street signs.

  • 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.

  • Promote public health.

  • 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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