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Posted on: May 8, 2018

City Council Announces Pick For Top Position

Joe Lopez

Today, Mayor Ted Brandvold announced that the Modesto City Council will begin contract negotiations with candidate Joe Lopez for the position of City Manager. Mr. Lopez had been assigned the role on an interim basis while a formal recruitment took place.


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City Press Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2018

2018 Summer Activity Guide Available Now

Activity Guide Cover Summer 2018

Interested in finding activities to keep your youngsters or yourself this summer?  Check out the Summer 2018 Activity Guide to find out what programs the City of Modesto's Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department is offering this summer. &a...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Modesto Soars to #33 in Milken Institute's 2017 Best-Performing Large City Ranking


The Milken Institute's Best-Performing Cities - Where America's Jobs are Created and Sustained report for 2017 documents Modesto's rapid rise in rank among the 150 largest cities in the United States.   The Milken report released in January 2018 ...

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Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Report City Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

City of Modesto Releases the 2018 Environmental Calendar

Presenting educational environmental information in a calendar supports teaching our community about the environment in a unique format that can be used year-round.

The calendars are available (in limited quantity) at the following locations:

  • City Hall Info...
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Posted on: October 25, 2017

New watering schedule effective November 1, 2017

Sprinkler watering grass

Governor Brown’s Executive Order B-37-16 in May of 2016 delivered the message that Water Conservation is a new way of life in California.  Over the past five years, Californians have endured a historic drought that has affected our surface and gr...

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Current Watering Schedule 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.

Under the California Beverage...

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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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