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We cannot be a nation ignorant and free

The fathers of the United States of America understood that the government they were creating was an experiment.

Upcoming Community Development Events

Dara MacDonald Community Development Director January 8, 2010 In order to offer education and encourage participation, the City is hosting two upcoming free events that citizens are encouraged to attend. The first is a workshop on the Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation. Steve Turner, Director of the State Historic Fund, will be the keynote speaker […]

Water and sewer bills have a new look

Water and sewer customers of the City of Salida will notice their latest bill looks a little different. The City’s fourth quarter billing was prepared using a new “press and seal” machine that eliminated over thirty hours of manual folding, envelope stuffing and sealing. Customers fold and tear off three edges of the bill to […]

Sales tax challenges

The City encourages residents to support local businesses. The City of Salida depends on sales tax. When business is down for our local vendors, the city’s budget for capital investments and operations suffers. This is a major challenge in our financial structure.