Posted on: January 5, 2018

Learn how to keep from being the victim of Identity Theft

Modesto Police Investigative Services Divisiion will discuss the four most common categories of Fraud, how to report Fraud and how to avoid being the victim of Fraud.   The best way to lessen your risk of being a victim is to be informed. &nb...

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Modesto City Council Approves Commercial and Personal Cannabis Regulation

On December 12, 2017, the Modesto City Council took the first step toward comprehensive regulation of commercial cannabis activities and personal cannabis cultivation within City limits by conducting a first reading of the proposed ordinances.  E...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

City of Modesto Releases the 2018 Environmental Calendar

Presenting educational environmental information in a calendar supports teaching our community about the environment in a unique format that can be used year-round.

The calendars are available (in limited quantity) at the following locations:

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

New watering schedule effective November 1, 2017

Sprinkler watering grass

Governor Brown’s Executive Order B-37-16 in May of 2016 delivered the message that Water Conservation is a new way of life in California.  Over the past five years, Californians have endured a historic drought that has affected our surface and gr...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

City Awarded $1 Million Dollar Grant for Youth Soccer

Young Soccer Players on a Soccer Field

The California Department of Parks and Recreation Youth Soccer and Development Program has awarded $1 million to the City of Modesto for the proposed Carpenter Road Area Soccer Complex. The complex is located in the Tuolumne River Regional Park, and will ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Interim Fire Chief Appointed

The City of Modesto announced today the appointment of Alan Ernst, Operations Division Chief, as Interim Fire Chief. Chief Ernst is a 20-year veteran of the Modesto Fire Department, beginning his career as a firefighter and promoting through the ranks.

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

City Receives 60K Grant for Recycling Efforts

The Solid Waste Division of the City of Modesto’s Public Works Department was recently awarded a grant from CalRecycle in the amount of $52,919.00 to provide education, advertising and recycling resources in the our community.

Under the California Beverage...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Litigation Between Stanislaus Foods & City of Modesto Settled

On October 4th, the Modesto City Council approved an agreement and introduced an ordinance that ended litigation between the City and Stanislaus Foods. The litigation involved a dispute over fees charged for sewer services and the availability of treatmen...Read on...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Modesto City Council Approves Commercial and Personal Cannabis Regulation

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On December 12, 2017, the Modesto City Council took the first step toward comprehensive regulation of commercial cannabis activities and personal cannabis cultivation within City limits by conducting a first reading of the proposed ordinances.  E...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

New watering schedule effective November 1, 2017

Sprinkler watering grass

Governor Brown’s Executive Order B-37-16 in May of 2016 delivered the message that Water Conservation is a new way of life in California.  Over the past five years, Californians have endured a historic drought that has affected our surface and gr...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

City Receives Outstanding Achievement Award for Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association Award

For the second consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has given an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting to the City of Modesto. The Award for Outstanding Achi...

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