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

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    April City Beat

    April e-Newsletter – Now Available! Subscribe to our city-wide email newsletter today and receive updates on the latest news, blogs, events and more. Read on...
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    March 16: City's Response to COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic is causing us to make new and important decisions that affect our families, our jobs, and our way of life. The Governor and our school superintendents are making announcements that will change how we operate over the next few weeks.
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    Water Rate Increase Effective April 1, 2020

    On August 9, 2016 City Council reviewed and adopted a Water Rate and Fee Study that included an annual review of the water rate increase. Water Rate Increase Information