Paid for by Measure H
What is Measure H
Measure H is a one-cent sales tax to fund general city services passed by Modesto voters in November 2022.
"To fund general city services in the City of Modesto, such as police patrols, gang, drug, and crime prevention; fire protection, paramedic/911 emergency response; addressing homelessness; cleaning-up trash and illegal dumping; keeping streets, parks, sidewalks, landscapes and infrastructure safe, clean, and well-maintained, shall an ordinance establishing a one-cent sales tax be adopted, providing $39,000,000 annually for general government use in Modesto until ended by voters, with citizen oversight and all money locally controlled?"
Projects broken down by Topic / Initiative
Advanced Life Support Equipment
Purchase Emergency Medical Services (EMS) equipment to outfit every fire apparatus in Modesto with the necessary gear to be Advanced Life Support (ALS).
New Civilian Investigators
Modesto Police Department hires two new Civilian Investigators to assist in criminal investigations.
Downtown Streets Team
This program provides homeless and those at-risk of homelessness with volunteer opportunities for beautification projects and litter abatement around the community.
Rental Housing Safety Program
This program is intended to maintain the supply of safe, decent, and sound affordable housing through the conservation and rehabilitation of the City’s existing housing stock.
Solid Waste Blight Abatement Statistics for July 2023
Solid Waste has 2 Blight Abatement Teams (BAT) that canvas the whole City removing illegally dumped trash from streets and alley. In July they removed material from 206 locations and removed 25,340 lbs of material
Bulky Item Drive Up Drop Off Event
Free bulky item drop off events supplement the bulky item collection services available to residents. These event help to eliminate illegal dumping on city streets, alleys, and open spaces.
Pelandale Clean-Up Project
Clean up vegetation, trash, and debris along the median and shoulder of Pelandale Ave between Dale Road and Oakdale Road.
Sherwood Park Tree Trimming
Tree health and safety pruning at Sherwood Park
Ralston Tower Park Tree Trimming
Tree health and safety pruning at Ralston Tower Park