Departments & Offices

  1. City Attorney's Office

    The City Attorney’s office is committed to providing outstanding legal services to the City of Modesto.

  2. City Auditor's Office

    The City Auditor provides independent oversight of City operations through conduct of performance audits, and other audit work as directed by the City Council.

  3. City Clerk's Office

    The office of City Clerk is appointed by the City Council and is responsible for many duties including accurate recording; managing city elections; overseeing city advertising; and more.

  4. City Manager's Office

    Discover pertinent information about the city's strategic commitments, innovations, and organizational processes.

  5. Community & Economic Development

    The objective of the Community and Economic Development Department staff is to ensure that new development achieves a balance between the economic, social, environmental and quality of life goals for the City of Modesto.

  6. Finance Department

    The Finance Department oversees all of the city’s financial functions.

  7. Fire Department

    The mission of the Fire Department is to provide efficient and effective fire and life safety protection to the community through control of hostile fire, fire prevention services, emergency medical services, emergency preparedness, and mitigation of hazardous materials incidents.

  8. Human Resources

    The mission of the Human Resources Department is to recruit and retain a qualified and diverse workforce to meet the varied needs of the organization, to train and develop the workforce toward performance that exceeds community expectations, to recognize and minimize the risk of loss associated with the provision of City services.

  9. Information Technology

    The Information Technology Department (ITD) provides technology services, support and guidance to City departments as well as a growing community of residents, businesses, and visitors within the City of Modesto.

  10. Parks, Recreation & Neighborhoods

    Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department builds and takes care of your parks, trails, and recreational facilities and implements recreational and enrichment programs.

  11. Police Department

    The mission of the Modesto Police Department is to drive the crime rate down and improve the quality of life in the city of Modesto.

  12. Public Works Department

    Get information about the Public Works Department of Modesto.

  13. Utilities Department

    Learn about the City of Modesto Utilities Department.