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09 January 2017
04 January 2017
01/04/2017: Monterey Fire Adding Nine New Fire Recruits - Partially Funded by FEMA SAFER Grant

01/04/2017: Monterey Fire Adding Nine New Fire Recruits - Partially Funded by FEMA SAFER Grant

The Monterey Fire Department is adding new members to its ranks. Nine firefighter recruits will start an academy on January 9, 2017, to fill existing vacancies and several added positions. This group represents some significant achievements for the Department as it is the largest and most diverse group of Firefighter Recruits ever hired by the City of Monterey. “I am proud of the fact that we were able to find a highly qualified group of recruits,” said Chief Panholzer.

22 December 2016
12/22/2016: Decorative Sardines Adorn New Street Signs in Latest Addition to Cannery Row Historic and Beautification Program

12/22/2016: Decorative Sardines Adorn New Street Signs in Latest Addition to Cannery Row Historic and Beautification Program

Cannery Row has installed new street signs as another distinct branding for the historic and picturesque shopping and dining district.

21 December 2016
12/21/2016: Monterey Firefighters & Santa Deliver Gifts to Local Families

12/21/2016: Monterey Firefighters & Santa Deliver Gifts to Local Families

Santa Claus made an early visit to the Monterey Peninsula this week, trading in his sleigh for a fire truck. For the past 20 years, Santa has teamed up with Monterey firefighters to deliver toys to local families in need. News Release | Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

20 December 2016
12/20/2016: City Donates Unclaimed Cross to Local Church

12/20/2016: City Donates Unclaimed Cross to Local Church

The City of Monterey today delivered the cross originally placed earlier this year at Del Monte Beach to St. John’s Chapel in Monterey.

14 December 2016
12/14/2016: $4.4 Million Grant Awarded to Monterey/Pacific Grove Joint Storm Water Project

12/14/2016: $4.4 Million Grant Awarded to Monterey/Pacific Grove Joint Storm Water Project

A joint Area of Special Biological Significance (ASBS) Project ($8.9 million) developed by City of Pacific Grove (PG) and Monterey staff has been awarded a Proposition 1 Implementation Grant in the amount of $4.4 million, with Pacific Grove as the lead agency, and Monterey as a Project partner.

09:00 16 June 2017
Summer of Love 2017 in Monterey, June 16 -18

Summer of Love 2017 in Monterey, June 16 -18

New release from the Monterey County Convention and Visitor's Bureau -

CELEBRATE THE SUMMER OF LOVE 2017 IN MONTEREY WITH MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, ART EXHIBITS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

 

 

Export event6/16/2017 9:00 AM - 6/18/2017 9:00 PM
08 December 2016
12/08/2016: Presidio and City of Monterey Win Army Community Partnership Award

12/08/2016: Presidio and City of Monterey Win Army Community Partnership Award

The Presidio Municipal Services Agency (PMSA), a partnership between the City of Monterey and the Presidio of Monterey, was awarded the Army Community Partnership Award from the U.S. Army. On December 6, Colonel Lawrence Brown, Garrison Commander of the Presidio of Monterey, Deputy City Manager Dino Pick and PMSA staff attended an awards ceremony at the Pentagon, hosted by Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy.

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Weeks beginning April 24 and May 1, 2017:

Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • Montecito Park Safety Improvements and Lighted Basketball Court - Park closed during improvements - Estimated opening May 20. (NIP and CDBG)
  • Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - (Measure P) ADA ramps on Sloat Avenue - starting at First Street. Left turn from Del Monte may be closed at times.
  • Sewer Work - MAP for week beginning April 24 - ("What a Relief")
    Wed., 4/26 Van Buren, David, Colton; Thu., 4/27 paving patchwork on Alice St; Fri., 4/28, Van Buren, grinding pavement NIGHT work on Hartnell, David, Sat., 4/29, David Ave (complete by 9 AM)
  • Dennis the Menace Park Closed for Sidewalk Upgrades - Opening early May - (NIP)
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    California American Water to begin concrete paving work on North Fremont Street; Weather permitting, sections of the roadway between Airport Road and Canyon del Rey will be reduced to one lane for approximately four weeks beginning Monday, April 24 2017. SEE NEWS RELEASE FOR FULL DETAILS Pipeline installation will also continue on High Street in Monterey, past Franklin toward Jefferson Street. Franklin Detour - 8:00 am through 7:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday 4/22 and 4/23 at Franklin/High
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout (monterey.org/hh68) Night Work Sunday April 23 During the next stage of construction, additional congestion is expected in the eastbound direction along Holman Highway 68 because there will not be a dedicated right turn lane towards the southbound Highway 1 on-ramp. Also starting on Monday at 6 a.m., there will be no left turn out of the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate for approximately 5 weeks. This no left turn restriction will be in place 24 hours a day for the 5 week period. Here's what you need to know for entering and leaving Pebble Beach during the 5 week left turn restriction:
    - Highway 1 gate exit will be right turn only
    - Highway 1 gate entrance will remain fully open
    - To get to northbound Hwy 1 or westbound Holman Hwy 68, all drivers will need to use another gate, or the detour route.
    Map: HWY68- Pebble Beach Main Gate No Left Turn | Map: Highway 68 / Southbound Highway 1 Off Ramp Detour map | Map: Highway 68 / Southbound Highway 1 On Ramp Detour Map Sign Up for Text Message Alerts - Text 68roundabout to 888777
    Sign-up to receive email notifications: www.tamcmonterey.org. TAMC will send a weekly “look-ahead” with info about the construction, road closures, detours, traffic conditions and travel options.
    HH68 Roundabout May Take Longer
  • Ferrante Park Picnic Area Accessibility Improvements and Fence Repair - (NIP)
  • Storm Drain repair on Pacific Street near Whispering Pines Park (NIP)

construction signs

Ongoing


Upcoming

  1. Citywide Street Resurfacing Phase 4 - mid-May (Measure P)
  2. ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 on Littlefield, El Dorado and Pacific (Measure P)
  3. 300 Block of Belden Street Widening (NIP)
  4. Hawthorne Drainage Improvements
  5. Police Department Lobby ADA improvements - May
  6. Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Early May (CIP)
  7. Citywide Sidewalk Repair - early May (Measure P, Phase 3)
  8. Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court - May (NIP)
  9. Alvarado Street Light Replacement - 26 street lights between Bonifacio and Del Monte

CalTrans may be performing other work locally. Look up CalTrans construction.