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.

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Recent Awards

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    2021-2022 Budget and ARPA Funding

    Developing the City budget is one of the most important actions of our organization. On June 22, City Council approved the 2021-2022 budget for the next fiscal year. I’m proud to say that this budget reflects community priorities... Read Blog Post 7-23-21
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    Mayor Sue Zwahlen with a COVID-19 community update

    I know we all want COVID to end. However, cases are on the rise again, driven by the spread of the Delta variant and the fact that many people in our community are not yet fully vaccinated. We have the power to change that! Watch Video: COVID-19 Update
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    City Manager's Monthly Update

    City Manager's monthly update to council & our community now available! This report includes information about grant applications and awards, financial reports, and updates to major capital projects. June 2021 City Manager's Update