The City of Salisbury Public Works Department is modifying and suspending some operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Construction for the Justin Monroe and Vic Isler Salisbury Fire Station and Fire Academy on Cedar Springs Road continues to be an ongoing process. Due to the poor weather as a significant factor in the construction schedule delay, the project is running approximately three months behind.
Salisbury Transit will suspend fare collections on all routes effective Tuesday, March 31, 6 a.m., as the system implements a rear-door entry policy to help keep passengers and operators safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, while still providing essential transit needs.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) will shift patrol coverage effective, Monday, March 30, to respond more efficiently and effectively to call volume and law enforcement needs.
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to the City of Salisbury’s $38.7 million combined enterprise system revenue bonds, series 2020. In addition, Fitch Ratings upgraded the approximately $9.0 million combined enterprise system refunding revenue bonds, series 2010 to 'AA-' from 'A+'. The rating outlook has been revised to stable from positive.
In order to minimize exposure to COVID-19, the City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation has decided to close all City-operated playground equipment, effective immediately until further notice.