Posted on: February 17, 2017

Advisory: Potential Storm Impacts to Modesto

After a short break in the wet weather, the rainfall is coming back and will bring with it potential impacts to Modesto. Turlock Irrigation District continues to make releases to the Tuolumne River to accommodate water inflow to Don Pedro Reservoir in coo...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

City Seeks Applicants to the Citizens' Transportation Sales Tax Commission

Citizen input is essential to the success of local government, as such, citizen advisory groups, called boards, commissions and committees are formed to assist the City Council in making critical policy decisions that impact the community.  These...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Valley Air District Pays Residents to Burn Cleaner

The Air District is offering incentives for Valley residents through the Burn Cleaner program. The Valley Air District recognizes the fact that a number of Valley residents wish to burn wood to heat their homes. When air quality permits this practice, the...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Save the Date for Earth Day 2017

Earth Day Vendor Flyer

Modesto's 28th Annual Earth Day in the Park Festival will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Graceada Park, located at 401 Needham Street, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This popular free community event provides a unique opportunity to learn about the envir...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2017

Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

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On January 1, 2017, the City of Modesto implemented a new Water Rate Assistance Program that offers eligible residents a reduced monthly base service charge for water. Customers that meet the eligibility guidelines found online, will save $10 per billing ...

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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.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

California Air Resources Board Awards Funding for Electric Buses

Proterra Electric Bus

California's Central Valley took a major step to reduce emissions throughout that region. With a California Air Resources Board (CARB) funds award, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) will deploy 15 Proterra Catalyst&a...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Amgen Tour of California Offers 2017 Start Stage to City of Modesto

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Community & Economic Development staff announced in August that AEG Tour officials have offered the City of Modesto a start stage in the 2017 Amgen Tour of California. Staff will make a presentation and submit a Letter of Intent to the City Council on...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Watering Schedule Change November 1

Despite near average rainfall in much of Northern California this past winter, 60 percent of the state remains in severe drought. Groundwater basins and many reservoirs are badly depleted as the state’s drought continues into a sixth year.

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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...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Fitch Affirms City’s Issuer Default Rating as Stable

A recent report by Fitch Ratings affirmed the City of Modesto’s General Fund bond rating at ‘AA“ and its General Fun Lease Revenue Bonds (LRB) at ‘A+‘ with a Stable outlook.

Fitch cited the reasons for affirming the bond rating was due to the City's l...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2016

MID & City Settle Water Treatment Plant Litigation

Water Treatment Plant

The Modesto Irrigation District and City of Modesto have agreed to settle litigation over costs associated with the Modesto Regional Water Treatment Plant expansion project (Modesto Irrigation District v. City of Modesto, Stanislaus County Superior Court ...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Stanislaus Youth Soccer League Complex July 15

Stanislaus Youth Soccer League (SYSL) in partnership with Tuolumne River Regional Park and its member agencies the City of Modesto, Stanislaus County, the City of Ceres will break ground at a ceremony for a 14-acre soccer complex serving the youth of the ...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Pitch Hit and Run Free Event- Saturday March 4th At Beyer Community Park

Pitch Hit Run Logo

Mark your calendar for Saturday March 4th, Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department is excited to offer the Pitch Hit and Run Event again this year. Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run Event is a FREE exciting skills event providing bo...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

water faucet

On January 1, 2017, the City of Modesto implemented a new Water Rate Assistance Program that offers eligible residents a reduced monthly base service charge for water. Customers that meet the eligibility guidelines found online, will save $10 per billing ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

California Air Resources Board Awards Funding for Electric Buses

Proterra Electric Bus

California's Central Valley took a major step to reduce emissions throughout that region. With a California Air Resources Board (CARB) funds award, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) will deploy 15 Proterra Catalyst® buses, 11...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Modesto to Host 2017 Amgen Tour of California

Amgen bicycle riders

Community & Economic Development staff announced in August that AEG Tour officials have offered the City of Modesto a start stage in the 2017 Amgen Tour of California. City Council voted to approve an action involving a letter of intent on September ...Read on...

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