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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    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. December 2022 Report
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    City of Modesto Celebrates Black History Month

    Black History Month has been officially celebrated in the United States since 1976 in order to promote the cultural, economic, political, and social contributions made by our black community to help build this great nation. Read on...
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    Storm and flood Information

    Get familiar with the resources and phone numbers in our area. Read on...
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    City Manager's Blog 1-16-23

    The coming of a new year presents many of us with a blank slate. A way to look toward the coming year with a renewed focus and hope for a prosperous future. There is no finer example of hope for a brighter future than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read City Manager's Blog 1-16-23
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    Modesto Council Takes Action on Forward Together Recommendations

    On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, the Modesto City Council approved the creation of a Community Police Review Board (CPRB) and authorized the preparation of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Independent Police Auditor (IPA). Read on...
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    Homeowner Repair Assistance Program Expansion

    The City of Modesto is pleased to announce an expansion of its Homeowner Repair Assistance Program. Eligible residents may apply for low-interest loans and grants to make health, safety and beautification repairs to a home's exterior. Read on...