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Agenda and Packet Materials for City Council Work Session 5 18 2015

The agenda and packet are now available for the May 18, 2015 City Council Work Session. CityCouncilPacket20150518_Worksession 1. Administrator Review Update 2. Operating Budget Deficit Discussion   more »

Agenda and Packet Materials for City Council Meeting 5 19 2015

The agenda and packet are now available for the May 19, 2015 City Council Meeting. CityCouncilAgenda20150519 CityCouncilPacket20150519 REGULAR MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Led by Mayor Jim Dickson ROLL CALL CITIZEN PARTICIPATION – 3 minute time limit. Citizen participation is for items not on the agenda and for agenda items that are […]

Employees and Personnel Costs are Most Significant to City Operations

The City’s operating budget is currently under intense review. About 70% of the 2015 General Fund Operating Budget is the cost of personnel. The main purpose of municipal government is to provide public services. Employees working to provide those services are the most significant part of operations. Many employees spend a lot of their … more […]

Temporary Street Closure West 5th -Water Line Repair Wednesday May 13, 2015

The Public Works Department has temporarily closed West 5th between F & G Streets to allow for a water line repair. It is our hope to re open it today, but given the size of the project, it may be necessary to have it closed on Thursday May 14, 2015 as well. Your safety is […]

Community Member’s Questions regarding Capital Spending

An email was recently received from a Salida resident with questions regarding discussions heard in the community. City staff is always happy to directly answer questions from community members or visitors. Since others may be interested in this information, we are making it available on the website. Questions: I have heard that the city has a fairly […]

A Brief Explanation of Capital Spending

Restrictions on spending City sales tax revenue changed retroactive to January 1st as a result of the recent special election. A total of 54.3% now must be spent on capital items. Sales tax is the primary source of revenue for government services, such as fire and police protection, streets and parks maintenance, recreation and administrative […]

Public is Invited to Sidewalk Seating Meeting

The City of Salida Community Development Department invites the downtown community and stakeholders to attend a public meeting to share thoughts or concerns in regard to having additional sidewalk seating for the restaurants downtown.  The meeting will be held Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Salida SteamPlant, 220 W […]

Residential Sewer Bills Being Corrected

City staff would like to inform its customers and apologize for an error identified this morning in the calculation of residential sewer volume charges on the April bill. Corrections are being processed now and credits will be applied to the accounts affected. Customers can either pay the amount printed on the bill and receive a […]

NRCDC Regular Meeting Agenda 05 05 2015

The agenda and packet materials are now available for the regular meeting of the Natural Resource Center Development Corporation on May 5, 2015. Agenda more »

Special Budget Work Session Video Available

City Council has begun discussions about an operating budget shortfall resulting from new restrictions on the use of sales tax revenue. These new restrictions became effective following the March 24 special election. The YouTube video is available at this link if you would like to see for yourself the … more »

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