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.

Featured Articles

  1. man repairing a roof

    City Manager's Blog 8-7-19

    An audit performed by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) last year found that the city had not been following certain requirements laid out by the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Read on...
  2. Photo of family playing musical instruments

    City Manager's Blog 7-25-19

    After a four year restoration, the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is back and better than ever! Read on...
  3. artist sketch of downtown modesto

    City Manager's Blog 7-19-19

    The Downtown Master Plan is beginning to gain momentum. This past June, the City Council approved hiring an outside consultant Opticos Design for $210,000 to aid in the creation of this plan. Read on...
  4. CM Monthly Report Graphic

    City Manager's Monthly Update - June 2019

    City Manager's monthly update to council & our community now available! Read on...