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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    City Manager's Blog 1-8-20

    Guest post by Modesto Mayor Ted Brandvold. On behalf of the Modesto City Council and the citizens, residents, voters, and taxpayers of the City of Modesto, I am pleased to announce the formation of the City’s Charter Review Committee. Read Full Blog Post
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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