City of Salinas Celebrates CDBG Week 2018

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News Date: 
March 22, 2018

This year the City of Salinas is celebrating National Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) the week of April 2 – April 6, 2018. CDBG Week is an annual celebration of community development projects funded by the City with these federal programs. 

The City is highlighting two successful businesses: North County Industrial Machine Shop, Inc. and Central Coast Sign & Design, who have utilized CDBG economic development grant funding along with the Grow Salinas Fund (GSF) program through the National Development Council (NDC) to spur economic development and job creation within Salinas. Salinas City Manager, Ray Corpuz interviewed both companies on the Salinas NOW broadcast. To hear the stories of how CDBG economic development grant funding has helped expand their business to create jobs for residents of Salinas, tune in to Salinas NOW at https://www.youtube.com/user/thesalinaschannel in the upcoming weeks.

The City will be highlighting events planned to celebrate the partnership of CDBG economic development grant funds with GSF.

The first scheduled event is:

  • Tuesday, April 2, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

North County Industrial Machine Shop
1037 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA 93901

  • Light breakfast
  • Site tour
  • David G. Swanson Award presentation

The second scheduled event is:

  • Tuesday, April 2, 2018 – 4:00 PM

Salinas City Council Chamber (Rotunda)

200 Lincoln Ave. Salinas, CA 93901

  • National CDBG Week proclamation presentation
  • Fair Housing month proclamation presentation
  • City Council recognition of David G. Swanson award recipients:
    • Food Bank for Monterey County
    • Central Coast Center for Independent Living
    • North County Industrial Machine Shop, Inc.
    • Central Coast Sign & Design

The third event is:

  • Friday, April 6, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Central Coast Sign & Design

1311 Dayton St. Suite B, Salinas, CA 93901

  • Luncheon
  • Site tour
  • David G. Swanson Award presentation