萨利纳斯 is the capital of the 萨利纳斯 Valley, which has long been known as "The Salad Bowl of the World" for its fresh produce, and which is also renowned for its flowers and vineyards. More recently, the region is emerging as a world hub of agricultural technology, or agtech.
Although agriculture is the foundation of the local economy, more than 100 manufacturing firms call 萨利纳斯 home. Some of the largest employers in the area include: Dole Fresh Vegetable, 蒙特雷县, 家庭信贷服务, 萨利纳斯山谷纪念医院.
城市经理, 谁是市议会任命的, is responsible for all City departments except the appointed 市检察院. 市议会制定政策, 颁布法令, 批准预算, and appoints advisory boards and commissions. The seven-member City Council includes six members, 按地区选出, for four-year staggered terms on a nonpartisan basis, plus the Mayor who is elected at-large and serves a term of two years. Our current City Hall was built in 1964 and an addition was constructed in 1975. Our old City Hall no longer exists, but we have some records of the building dating back to 1907. It was demolished shortly after our current City Hall was opened in 1964.
萨利纳斯 has extensive health and medical services with two of the County’s four hospitals located within the City – 萨利纳斯 Valley Memorial Hospital and Natividad Medical Center. 萨利纳斯 also offers skilled nursing and convalescent homes, as well as residential retirement facilities for seniors, 还有200多名执业医师.
萨利纳斯 is a community of neighborhoods with a wide variety of housing options. With Victorians and the historic 西班牙语 influence, 萨利纳斯 provides renters and homebuyers a housing assortment, from modest cottages and modern townhouses to spacious "rancheros" nestled in the oak-dotted countryside.
Newer developments provide attractive and imaginative tract homes and condominiums along side the many modern homes in well-established neighborhoods. Newcomers and longtime residents will find a neighborhood to their liking, regardless of whether they are looking for something larger to accommodate a growing family, or simply want to find smaller quarters for their retirement years.
萨利纳斯提供大约39个,175个住房单元，其中20个,881 are detached single family residences, 2,863个是独立家庭住宅, 3,341 two to four unit multifamily complexes, 10,833个公寓单位, 和1,257个活动房屋. The residential vacancy rate is approximately 3½% at any time during the year.
两居室的租金中位数, 一套带浴室的公寓是1美元,每月137元, 美国人口普查局2010-2014年统计数据.
房价中位数为26.8万美元. Percentage of home ownership was 43%, 美国人口普查局2010-2014年统计数据.
$66,100 for a family of four, US Dept of HUD 2012 statistics. 20.5% families living below poverty level, 美国人口普查局2010-2014年统计数据.
The State of California retail sales tax in 蒙特利县 is levied at the rate of 8.875%，其中6.25%属于加州，2%.5% is returned to the 森林舞会老虎机游戏官网 for general governmental purposes (1% Local 销售税, 0.5%措施五交易使用税, 和1% Measure G Transaction and Use Tax with a sunset date), 另外还有一个0.125% special tax for the 蒙特利县 Transportation Agency.
On November 8, 2005, the voters of 萨利纳斯 approved (61.74%) the ordinance establishing a Temporary Transactions and Use Tax at the rate of one-half of one percent (0.50%) to be in effect for a period of ten (10) years. Initial collection of the tax began April 1, 2006 with the first receipt of revenues from the tax to occur in July 2006. The temporary tax was therefore scheduled to sunset April 1, 2016. During November 2012 萨利纳斯’ residents approved the renewal of the transaction and use tax (Measure V) with no expiration date by removing the language addressing a tax collection sunset in April 2016.
11月4日, 2014, 萨利纳斯的选民通过了措施G, an ordinance imposing a one-cent general transactions and use tax. Measure G has a fifteen-year term and requires the City Council to establish an Oversight Committee. Measure G was premised upon and was presented to the voters as an opportunity to restore services to the community; to provide for a “safer, 更好的萨利纳斯.”
The minimum property tax rate is 1% of assessed valuation. The bonded indebtedness of schools and other taxing agencies may be added to the base tax rate depending on the location of specific parcels of property.
萨利纳斯’ weather is influenced by our near proximity to Monterey Bay. The morning fog is generally cleared by afternoon breezes. 平均气温是68度.2 degrees, with summer temperatures in the 70’s which dips at night into the 50’s. Winter temperatures are generally in the low 60’s, dropping at night into the middle 30’s. 平均降雨量为14.4", usually occurring in winter and early spring.