Posted on: November 16, 2017

Roosevelt Park Storm Drainage Improvements Meeting

The City is proposing to replace existing storm to sewer cross connections with a drainage system that collects stormwater at the street surface and sends it to an underground basin at Roosevelt Park. The City sent a survey to residents requesting input a...

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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:

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Modesto Area Express (MAX) Launches New Real Time Bus Tracker System

Modesto Area Express (MAX) is pleased to announce a new system that shows our customers real-time bus locations for all our MAX bus routes.

Wonder when the next bus is due to arrive at your bus stop? Up-to-the-minute accurate answers are at your fingertips...

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Locate Your Bus City Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2017

New watering schedule effective November 1, 2017

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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: October 23, 2017

The City of Modesto is seeking applicants to Citizen Advisory Groups

Citizen input is essential to the success of local government, as such, citizen groups, called Boards, Commissions and Committees, are formed to assist the City Council in making critical policy decisions that impact the community.  These advisor...

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Posted on: October 24, 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: July 17, 2017

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

Credit Card in a man's hand

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

Young Soccer Players on a Soccer Field

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.

“Wi...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

water faucet

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.

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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