Salisbury Citizen's Academy

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Salisbury Citizen’s Academy
The City of Salisbury wants you! You are invited to an inside look at your city government as an member of the 2016 Salisbury Citizens Academy.  Applications will be accepted May 12 through July 22, 2016.
Have you ever wondered how clean water is delivered to your door, or how the Fire Department decides which trucks respond to certain calls?  Join us in the Salisbury Citizens Academy to find out the answer to these and other questions about City government and operations.  

Class Details
The class meets weekly on Thursday evenings beginning September 8, 2016 and ending with a graduation November 10, 2016. 
Classes are free and open to anyone who is at least 16 years of age.  Priority will be given to residents of Salisbury.  Class size is limited to 20.  Applications must be received by July 22, 2016. 

Classes are from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at various City facilities and locations.  Dinner will be provided.
Participants will have an interactive, hands-on opportunity to see just what it takes for a city to operate.  City staff will offer a behind-the-scenes look at fire, police, solid waste, parks and recreation, and more.


 Apply to the Citizen's Academy!


​Applications must be received by July 22, 2016.

To apply for the 2016 Citizen's Academy you can complete an online or printed application:

Online Application

Printed Application​

Please mail printed applications to:
Myra B. Heard
City of Salisbury
PO Box 479
Salisbury, NC 28145-0479

Or email them to:​​


 Contact Us

City Clerk
Myra Heard
(704) 638-5224

eputy City Clerk
Kelly Baker
(704) 638-5233

City Hall
217 South Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 Schedule of Sessions


5:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m.

  1. September 8, 2016
    Introduction to Local Government
  2. September 15, 2016
    Public Services
  3. September 22, 2016
    Community Planning/Engineering
  4. September 29, 2016
    Salisbury-Rowan Utilities
  5. October 6, 2016
    Parks and Recreation
  6. October 13, 20165
  7. October 15, 2016
    Fire Department
    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  8. October 20, 2016
    Police Department
  9. October 29, 2016
    Infrastructure Services
  10. November 3, 2016
    Human Resources/Budget/ Boards and Commissions​​
  11. November 10, 2016 Graduation