PW Maintenance Services


The Maintenance Services Division maintains public infrastructure, coordinates environmental activities and plays a role in emergency response during storms and other local emergencies.

Facilities Maintenance

The Facilities Maintenance Division is responsible for the preventive and janitorial maintenance and minor repair of City-owned buildings and other facilities to ensure they are clean, safe, sanitary, and operational for the public.

Fleet Maintenance

Fleet Maintenance is the internal service division responsible for the inspection, maintenance, and repair of the City’s Public Works fleet of over 450 vehicles and pieces of equipment. The Division’s primary responsibility is to conserve vehicle and equipment value through the inspection, periodic preventative maintenance, and repair of this asset. Included in this responsibility are the annual Smog Inspections, quarterly commercial vehicle safety and maintenance inspections required by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Biennial Inspections of Terminals (BIT) Program, and related record keeping and data management.

Graffiti Abatement

To report an incident of graffiti call and leave a message on the graffiti hotline at 831-758-7926. Annually, approximately 500,000 square feet of graffiti from over 4,000 sites throughout the city is eradicated.

If you see someone placing graffiti, please call the Salinas Police Department at 831-758-7321.

Street Maintenance

It is the mission of the Street Maintenance Division to maintain Salinas’ transportation and pedestrian infrastructure. Maintenance activities address repairs to streets, sidewalks, traffic signs and signals and streetlights.

Wastewater Maintenance

The Wastewater Division performs maintenance and repairs to the infrastructure necessary to safely convey industrial, stormwater and sanitary sewer waste. The Division is also responsible for water quality protection activities that include infrastructure maintenance, water quality monitoring, illicit discharge prevention and public education and outreach associated with Salinas’ National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit. The Division is also responsible for coordination of the Green Team, an interdepartmental effort toward greater environmental sustainability in municipal activities.


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Urban Forestry

The Urban Forestry Division maintains all trees that are on the City’s right-of-way. The City of Salinas has over 33 thousand trees and over 200 distinct species of trees. Services provided include the following:

  • Tree trimming/pruning
  • Tree removal
  • Tree planting
  • Retie/Re-stake trees

Sidewalk Repair

Refer to the application and handbook below for a step-by-step process of the 50/50 Sidewalk Repair Program.