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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.

Fame relocation status

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The relocation of the Fame statue is a process that takes a great deal of planning, which includes securing appropriate personnel, construction equipment, and an extended closure of a NCDOT roadway through the middle of downtown. 

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5/3/2022 6:00 PM

City Council Meeting 5-3-2022

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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5/16/2022 5:30 PM

Forward 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update Steering Committee Meeting

The Steering Committee for the Forward 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update will hold a meeting at 5:30 pm on Monday, May 16, 2022. The meeting will be held in City Council Chambers, 217 South Main Street.

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5/18/2022 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Tree Board Meetings

The Tree Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom meeting.

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5/21/2022 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Cheerwine Festival 2022

Cheerwine, the iconic 105-year-old soft drink, and its hometown of Salisbury will welcome two bands, Blues Traveler and Spin Doctors, to the Hotwire Communication Stage as this year’s headliners. This year’s outdoor celebration is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, from noon to 10 p.m., against the backdrop of Salisbury’s historic downtown.
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5/27/2022 9:00 PM
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Reels & Riffs Movies & Music Series: Sing 2 - PG

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. 
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5/27/2022 9:00 PM
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Reels & Riffs Movies & Music Series: Sing 2 - PG

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. 
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6/2/2022 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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