City Honors & Awards

Modesto. The name of our city is derived from the Spanish word, "Modest," but as you can see, we have a lot to brag about! Here, we chronicle our awards and recognition. Find out all the ways Modesto is a terrific place to live, work and play.

Featured Articles

  1. Image of North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program

    Regional Best Projects Award

    Congratulations to the City of Modesto Utilities Department and its project team for receiving the Engineering News Report’s Award of Merit, for its portion of the North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program Read on...
  2. Public Outreach for Community Survey and Strategic Plan

    CSU Stanislaus Presents Final Report to Council

    A team of faculty and students from CSU Stanislaus has analyzed the 2019 Community Survey responses and presented the report to the Modesto City Council in October. This survey was part of the effort to gain public input on the Strategic Planning process. Read on...
  3. Mayor&#39s Town Hall Meeting

    City Manager's Blog 9-26-19

    The city of Modesto’s strategic plan is getting closer to completion! Since last year we have been working to gather information from citywide town hall meetings, focus groups and our community survey on community priorities for Council consideration. Read on...