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Posted on: July 1, 2018

July Newsletter Now Available on Website

The City of Modesto newsletter is available on our website.  Read more about the sewer and garbage rate increases effective July 1st, 2018 and how it will effect July utility bills in our City Beat Newsletter.  

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Sewer and Garbage Rate Increases Effective July 1st

Modesto Utilities customers will see sewer and garbage rate increases starting on their July bill.

Sewer Rate Increase

On March 13, 2018 City Council reviewed and adopted the scheduled sewer rate increase of 6%, effective July 1, 2018. Your July utility bil...

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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

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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

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

CoC NOFA Announcement, Summary, and New Project Solicitation (Mandatory TA Workshop July 17)

Dear CSOC members,On Wednesday, June 20, HUD released its Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. Stanislaus County is eligible to apply for over $3 million in funding through the CoC Program for hou...

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Homeless Management Information Systems Collaborative Applicant
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Announcement to CoC Agencies Regarding New SAM Registration Requirement

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Good afternoon CoC Agencies,

We want to highlight that the SAM.gov registration (mandated for all applicants for CoC funding) has increased registration requirements. GSA is now requiring entities registering on SAM.gov (new and renewals as of April 2018) ...

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Additional Info... Homeless Management Information Systems Collaborative Applicant

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

New Fiscal Year

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Excerpt from the City Manager's Blog post

"I am pleased to report our City Council has adopted the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 city budget, and along with it, the confidence we can accomplish great things for the City of Modesto.  Our city is makin...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Placing the Spotlight on Modesto’s HUD Programs

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Excerpt from the City Manager's Blog post

"Last week I reported good news about the new CARE initiative, a program where government is actually working effectively and efficiently – some would say a rare win.  This week, I’m reporting an area...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Modesto CARES

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As uncomfortable as it may be, homelessness is part of the story in this great City of Modesto, and the overall number of those experiencing homelessness in this state is growing.  Out of the 134,278 recorded homeless in California, the Central V...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

City Receives 2018 City of the Year Award

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On June 20, 2018 the Veterans Foundation of Stanislaus County presented the City of Modesto with the 2018 City of the Year Award in recognition of its significant accomplishments benefitting the veteran community. The Stanislaus Veterans Center of Modesto...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

New Watering Schedule Effective April 1st

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Starting April 1, water customers in Modesto, Salida, and Empire will move to a three-day weekly watering schedule.  Customers in Turlock, Grayson, Ceres Walnut Manor, and Del Rio will remain on a continuous two-day schedule.  This water...

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Current Watering Schedule Homepage Featured News

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Update : Victim Identified in Shooting in West Modesto

Modesto, CA – On Saturday evening at about 6:30 PM, officers responded to a 9-1-1 call of a shooting in the 1500 block of Nian Way.  A male victim was located with at least one gunshot wound and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  T...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: July 15, 2018

Shooting in West Modesto Leaves One Dead

Modesto, CA – On Saturday evening at about 6:30 PM, officers responded to a 9-1-1 call of a shooting in the 1500 block of Nian Way.  A male victim was located with at least one gunshot wound and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. &...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Multi-Agency Collaboration Results in Arrest on Early Morning Crime Spree

Modesto, CA – Officers from Modesto, Oakdale, Ceres, and Stanislaus County law enforcement agencies worked together to capture a group suspected of an armed robbery in Ceres and an armed carjacking in Modesto.

The Modesto incident started just be...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Bicyclist Killed in Traffic Collision

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At about 9pm on Wednesday, the fourth of July, an on-duty Modesto Police Officer came upon a collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle that had just occurred at the intersection of W. Briggsmore Avenue and College Avenue.

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Modesto Police Move Quickly to Locate and Arrest Kidnapping Supsect

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On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at approximately 4 o’clock in the afternoon, a fourteen-year-old female reported that a man approached her in a vehicle as she walked along Tokay Avenue. She indicated the man attempted to grab her and she was able to ...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Modesto Police Close the Door on Illegal Marijuana Dispensary

Modesto, CA- On June 25, 2018, Investigators with the Modesto Narcotics Enforcement Team (MNET) closed down the last known Marijuana dispensary in Modesto.  

An investigation into the illegal business located at 112 East Fairmont Avenue, started a...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Traffic Impact Due to Service Repairs and Upgrades Available online

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Traffic may be impacted due to service at the following locations:

  • 1638 Goldenwood  (Valve Replacement) 

  • 1513 Spokane

  • 716 Hatch Rd

  • 1420 Teresa

  • Victor Way (Service Renew)

  • Via Fieri (Flushing)

  • Via Breeza (Flushing)

  • Via Giadino (Flushing)

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Road Closures & Traffic

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