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Posted on: March 16, 2020

UPDATE 4/2: Public Access to City Buildings Restricted

The Modesto City Manager, together with the Mayor and the City leadership team, has made the difficult decision to restrict access to all City buildings.  Public access to City counters has been closed since March 17, and has been extended throug...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

March 19 Modesto City Council Ratifies COVID-19 Emergency Proclamation

Today Modesto Mayor Ted Brandvold and the full City Council voted in favor of adopting a proclamation of existence of a local emergency in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  On Friday, March 13, 2020, City Manager Joe Lopez, as the Director...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

March 18 Statement by Modesto Mayor Ted Brandvold on COVID-19 Response

This morning, I participated in a White House COVID-19 briefing in which the following items were discussed:

  • The federal government will make $8.3 billion available as a COVID-19 response and are working on another $45.8 billion in aid.
  • FEMA has been activa...
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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

March 17 Statement by Modesto Mayor Ted Brandvold on City's Response to COVID-19

Like many of you, I watch the news feeds and my thoughts and prayers are with those who have been affected by the COVID-19 virus.  Our world has changed, and I am mindful that many across the globe, and our local community, are wondering how this...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Public Access to City Buildings Restricted

The Modesto City Manager, together with the Mayor and the City leadership team, has made the difficult decision to restrict access to all City buildings.  Public access to City counters will be closed starting tomorrow, March 17 through April 6 i...

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City Press Releases