Council to hold hearing about crossing closure

Published 12:00 am Sunday, December 13, 2009

The Salisbury City Council will hold a public hearing on adopting a resolution to close the railroad crossing at East Horah St.
The proposed closing will offer an incentive payment to the City of Salisbury of $42,000. The money will go toward upgrades of Lincoln Park and NCDOT and the Norfolk Southern Railroad will install upgrades to improve the safety at the Monroe Street crossing.
The Salisbury City Council will also recognize Salisbury Police Chief Mark Wilhelm for his 30 years of service with the Salisbury Police Department, as well as Master Police Tony Wilhite, who is retiring after years of service with the department.
Also on the agenda:
– Possible adoption of an ordinance to reduce the speed limit in the Milford Knoll Subdivision.
– Staff report to Council on the Ellis Street bridge.
– Appointments to the Salisbury Tourism and Cultural Development Commission.
The Salisbury City Council’s meeting is at 4 p.m. Tuesday.