Preview: Salisbury City Council meeting

Published 2:18 pm Thursday, March 16, 2023

SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council will be holding a meeting on Tuesday, March 21, at 6 p.m. at the city hall building. Here are the items that will discussed:

  • Council to recognize the Salisbury High School girls varsity basketball team for winning the 2A state championship.
  • Council to recognize Bell Tower Green Park and the parks and recreation department for 2023 North Carolina Main Street Awards.
  • Council to receive public comment. Speakers who wish to speak via Zoom must sign-up before 5 p.m. by contacting Connie Snyder at Citizens who wish to speak in person can sign-up in council chambers. Citizens who are unable to speak during the meeting may submit written comments to the email above and they will be shared with council.
  • Council to consider adopting an ordinance designating the “Mary Steele Scales House” located at 126 East Steele Street as a local historic landmark.
  • Council to receive an update regarding the Bell Tower Green Park from Bell Tower Green, Inc.
  • Council to receive an update regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
  • Council to consider awarding contracts to NJR Group Inc. for a unit-based contract in the amount of $869,541 for street paving and a unit based contract in the amount of $50,000 for paving portions of the greenway.
  • Council to consider authorizing the city manager to execute a contract renewal with Atlantic Coast Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $1.05 million for construction expenses related to the sanitary sewer rehabilitation project — contract 2.
  • Applications are being accepted for neighborhood participation in the 2023 BlockWork event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28. Applications and guidelines are available online at The deadline to submit an application is May 1. For more information contact Alyssa Nelson at 704-638-5235 or email
  • The Community Appearance Commission and Tree Board will host a tree give-away Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. until noon at Town Creek Park located at 702 East Monroe Street. For more information contact Alyssa Nelson at 704-638- 5235 or Stephen Brown at 704-638-4881.