Posted on: October 2, 2017

October 2017 Newsletter is available now,

Check out our Open Data portal to check on performance in an effort to provide transparency and open government.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

City Officials Continue to Review Financial Contract Discrepancy with Hot Patch Contracting Firm

Modesto City administrators continue to review and analyze what led to city staff overspending millions of dollars on Hot Patching work completed by a local contractor. Although the review is ongoing, preliminary assessment has prompted additional scrutin...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Service Fees for Credit Card Use Added to Some City Payments Starting September

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Modesto City Council voted on July 11, 2017 to approve a resolution assessing a service fee of 2.4% for all debit and credit card transactions, excluding utility services on regular monthly utility bills, parking garage fees and transit fare media transac...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2017

City Awarded $1 Million Dollar Grant for Youth Soccer

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The California Department of Parks and Recreation Youth Soccer and Development Program has awarded $1 million to the City of Modesto for the proposed Carpenter Road Area Soccer Complex. The complex is located in the Tuolumne River Regional Park, and will ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: May 30, 2017

City Works To Reduce Dig-Ins to Gas Lines

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Digging into gas pipelines can have serious safety consequences that can be avoided by calling 811 or using 811express.com. 811 is the federally-designated call-before-you-dig number that helps homeowners and professionals avoid damaging vital utilities. ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2017

Interim Fire Chief Appointed

The City of Modesto announced today the appointment of Alan Ernst, Operations Division Chief, as Interim Fire Chief. Chief Ernst is a 20-year veteran of the Modesto Fire Department, beginning his career as a firefighter and promoting through the ranks.

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Central Valley Airporter Provides Service to SFO

Central Valley Transporter Map to SFP

New to Modesto! Starting this month, the Central Valley Airporter transporation service will provide rides to those flying out of San Francisco. This service will operate on a daily set schedule from Modesto to SFO. 

Pick up and drop off locations...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

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On January 1, 2017, the City of Modesto implemented a new Water Rate Assistance Program that offers eligible residents a reduced monthly base service charge for water. Customers that meet the eligibility guidelines found online, will save $10 per billing ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2016

City Receives 60K Grant for Recycling Efforts

The Solid Waste Division of the City of Modesto’s Public Works Department was recently awarded a grant from CalRecycle in the amount of $52,919.00 to provide education, advertising and recycling resources in the our community.

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City Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Litigation Between Stanislaus Foods & City of Modesto Settled

On October 4th, the Modesto City Council approved an agreement and introduced an ordinance that ended litigation between the City and Stanislaus Foods. The litigation involved a dispute over fees charged for sewer services and the availability of treatmen...Read on...

City Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Financial Assistance is Available for City of Modesto Recreation Programs

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Recreation is for everyone! Financial Assistance now available for kids, disabled adults and seniors for all City of Modesto Recreation programs. The Recreation Leisure Bucks Financial Assistance Program is for disadvantaged individuals, disabled individu...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

City Receives Outstanding Achievement Award for Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association Award

For the second consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has given an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting to the City of Modesto. The Award for Outstanding Achi...

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Homepage Featured News
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

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On January 1, 2017, the City of Modesto implemented a new Water Rate Assistance Program that offers eligible residents a reduced monthly base service charge for water. Customers that meet the eligibility guidelines found online, will save $10 per billing ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Holiday Special Event Volunteers Needed

The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department is now recruiting volunteers for the Annual Celebration of Lights Holiday Parade on December 2, 2017 and the Annual Spirit of Giving 5K Fun Run on December 9, 2017 and we need your help! &...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Entries Being Accepted for City of Modesto Holiday Parade

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The annual City of Modesto Holiday Parade is Saturday, December 2nd at 5:30pm in downtown Modesto.  Applications are now being accepted for entry into the Parade. Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, November 14. A late fee will apply t...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Spirit of Giving 5K Run Registrations are now open

Spirit of Giving Race Logo December 9th 2017

Register for the Spirit of Giving 5k Run/Walk.  Price increases November 13th. This event is quickly becoming a treasured Holiday tradition. The race benefits both the Modesto Gospel Mission and Parks and Recreation's Leisure Bucks Program, as we...

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Parks, Recreation & Neighborhoods
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Final Session of Fall Swim Classes Starts Soon

Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department are gearing up to begin the last session of Fall Swim Lessons. Sign up today to save your spot! Classes are held in the evening two days a week for about four weeks totaling 8 classes per session. To...

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Parks, Recreation & Neighborhoods
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Dance Classes for all ages are being offered at the Modesto Senior Citizens Center

 All ages are welcome to discover their inner
dancers at the City of Modesto Senior Citizens Center! A variety of dancestyles are offered: from Belly Dance to a variety of performance dance classes
featuring ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop. Cla...

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Parks, Recreation & Neighborhoods
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Kidz Love Soccer Registration Now Open

 The
City of Modesto Parks Recreation and Neighborhoods Department is sponsoringSoccer classes for youth.  Introduce your
child to the exciting game of soccer through fun games and equipment.Instruction is given for each a...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

America Recycles Day

Since its inception in 1997, the America Recycles Day campaign has grown to include millions of Americans pledging to increase their recycling habits at home and work, and to buy products made with recycled materials.  Residents in every State of...

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Recycling News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

2nd Chance Week

2nd chance 2017 promotional flyer

All clothes collected will be donated to:

  • Center for Human Services
  • Modesto Pregnancy Center
  • Salvation Army
  • Cal Safe
  • Modesto Gospel Mission

Look for donation bins at Tenth Street Place, and these following locations:

Libraries

1500 I Street, Modesto18 S....

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2nd Chance Week Flyer Recycling News

Posted on: October 16, 2017

Traffic Impact Report Available Online

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Stanislaus Community System of Care/Continuum of Care Collaborative

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10/19/2017 Stanislaus Community System of Care/Continuum of Care Collaborative Meeting documents are now available.

Agenda

SR 10/13/2017 Coordinated Entry

Draft -CES Policy and Procedures Manual

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

The FY 16/17 CAPER has been approved by the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors.

The FY 16/17 CAPER has been approved by the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors.

Staff is providing the web link for your reference.

location:

http://www.stancounty.com/bos/agenda/2017/20170926/PH905.pdf

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

New Route & Schedule Changes

On February 1, 2018, Modesto Area Express will make some changes to some routes and fares. Documents detailing these changes are published to this web page. Final ride guides and maps will be available in January.

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Upcoming Route Changes Transit Announcements
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Bus Passes Available at Buddy's Mail Room

New Pass Outlet - Buddy's Mail Room now selling monthly bus passes.

Buddy's Mail Room
2900 Standiford Ave, #16BModesto, California

Phone Number: 209-578-6666

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Holiday Special Event Volunteers Needed

The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department is now recruiting volunteers for the Annual Celebration of Lights Holiday Parade on December 2, 2017 and the Annual Spirit of Giving 5K Fun Run on December 9, 2017 and we need your help! &...

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