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

  1. People riding their bike in Modesto

    Non-Motorized Transportation Plan

    The City of Modesto is updating its Non-Motorized Transportation Master Plan and wants to hear your thoughts on improving biking and walking access to schools, parks, transit centers, and all other local destinations around the city. Read on...
  2. Blog Post 4-12-19

    Serious Accident Review Team Investigation Report Released

    This week marks the anniversary of one of the most tragic events in the history of our organization. Today I am announcing the completion of the Serious Accident Review Team (SART) investigation. Read on...
  3. CM Monthly Report Graphic

    City Manager's Monthly Report

    City Manager's monthly update to council & our community now available. Read on...
  4. Image of water pail watering plants

    New Watering Schedule

    Effective April 1st - October 31st, the City of Modesto will be implementing a new watering schedule. Read on...
  5. StratPlan-Town-Hall-Meetings

    Citywide Strategic Plan Town Hall Meetings

    The City of Modesto will be hosting a series of special Town Hall Meetings to help develop the city’s next strategic plan. The strategic plan will outline a set of multi-year goals focused on the city’s commitment to the community. Read on...