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

Recent Awards

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    Modesto Explores Delivery Changes for 9-1-1 Dispatch Services

    For years, the City has prioritized evaluating and assessing the programs and services provided to our community. We continuously work to find efficiencies that improve existing programs and increase services to... Read Blog Post 10-22-21
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    Modesto Evaluates Fiscal Health Following State Auditor’s Findings

    In late August, the California State Auditor released its annual Local Government High Risk Ranking Dashboard. This tool uses information and data gathered from cities’ Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports (ACFR) across California to... Read Blog Post 10-8-21
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    October CityBeat

    October 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...