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Request for Qualifications for City of Salinas ADA Transition Plan

September 16, 2014

You are invited to submit your Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) and a sealed fee schedule for providing consulting services for Americans with Disability Act (ADA) compliance, professional services for Site accessibility, assisting with self-evaluation of policies, buildings, and public right of way deficiencies and the development of the ADA transition plan.  Submissions are due in the Public Works Department Office, Engineering Division, Attn:  Yumi Kimura  at 200 Lincoln Ave. Second Floor, Salinas CA  93901, no later than 12:00 noon PST on Tuesday October 21, 2014.

Monterey County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Receives $874,890

Grant Funding​

September 8, 2014

The Monterey County WIB received a grant for $874,890.  The grant funding is targeted for re-employment services and training for affected workers who were laid off by Capitol One and River Ranch Fresh Foods.  Those affected workers in need of employment and training services may contact OET at the America’s Job Center of California, 730 La Guardia Street, Salinas, CA,  (831) 796-3600.  For more information visit:

Proposed General Plan Economic Development​ Element

April 7, 2014

The proposed City of Salinas General Plan Economic Development Element is an economic development strategy to achieve a vision of a united and sustained economic prosperity for Salinas. The strategy will identify policies, goals and objectives necessary to guide future public sector and private sector actions, and will contain a vision map, and list of recommended actions to ensure the vision becomes a reality. The Element is also a tool to better understand and define the baseline economic conditions and identify opportunities for cultivating a more prosperous and healthy Salinas.​ 

Emergency Food Distribution Program at the Bread Box and Hebbron Family Center


The Bread Box and Hebbron Family Center, in collaboration with the Monterey County Food Bank, are implementing the Emergency Food Distribution Program.  The Bread Box distributes food on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 11:00 AM and Hebbron distributes on the 2nd & 4th Thursday at 5:00 PM.  Providing increased access to food for families, specifically in East Salinas, is important and the Library and Community Services Department is pleased to support this effort.  For more information regarding the Emergency Food Distribution Program at the Bread Box or Hebbron7306.  Food Bank Distribution Sites