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RFQ for City Surveying Services

January 22, 2016

The City of Salinas seeks qualification submittals from firms for providing City Surveyor (Consultant) services.​

RFQ for NPDES Permit Compliance On Call Support Services

January 22, 2016

The City of Salinas seeks qualification submittals from firms for providing NPDES Permit Compliance On Call Support Services.​

Public Notice: Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY2016/17 CDBG, HOME, ESG Funding - Deadline February 1, 2016

December 10, 2015

The City of Salinas is preparing its annual application to the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding.  The grant amount that the City may receive from HUD is uncertain, but in recent years averages $1.9 million in CDBG funds to address community development needs, $549,000 in HOME funds for affordable housing activities and $163,000 for homeless services

Applications will be accepted for a two-year funding cycle. Please note that 2016-17 is the first year of the City of Salinas’ first two-year funding cycle. The City will NOT solicit applications for CDBG, ESG or HOME funding for the program year 2017-18. Instead, the City will automatically extend annual awards for Public Services made in 2016-17 on the condition that recipients are exhibiting satisfactory performance. Request for housing and capital improvement projects that will require funding in either the 2016-17 or 2017-18 program years must request funding through this RFP for either a single year or consecutive years of funding.

The City will consider funding requests from non-profit and for-profit organizations for qualifying activities. The deadline for submitting proposals is 4 p.m., Monday, February 1, 2016. 

Applicants must attend one of two workshops or applications will not be accepted. Please attend one of the following two workshops. A workshop will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the City Hall Rotunda (200 Lincoln Avenue) to assist applicants with the RFP and on-line application process. A follow-up workshop will be held Thursday, January 7, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the City Hall Rotunda (200 Lincoln Avenue).

The RFP will be available online by December 21, 2015, at (login and password SAL2016 for new applicants). For information on the RFP process, please contact Anastacia Wyatt (831) 758-7489 or email: Hablamos Espanol. TDD users may contact the City through the California Relay Service at 711.

NOP of Draft Program EIR for ED Element

November 9, 2015

​Proposed General Plan Economic Development Element

June 1, 2015

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.