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10 April 2017
04/10/2017: Monterey Sport Center - Summer Camp Schedule
06 April 2017
04/06/2017: Alvarado Street to Close for Fallen Officer Ceremony, Monday, April 10 from 6:30 AM to 12 Noon

04/06/2017: Alvarado Street to Close for Fallen Officer Ceremony, Monday, April 10 from 6:30 AM to 12 Noon

The California Police Chiefs Association Fallen Officer Ceremony takes place on Monday, April 10th at the Golden State Theatre in downtown Monterey.

31 March 2017
Latest Updates from the Housing Office - updated May 19, 2017
24 March 2017
03/24/2017: PRVNT Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

03/24/2017: PRVNT Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

On March 23, 2017 at approximately 11:50 AM, California Highway Patrol, Marina Police Detectives, Monterey Police Officers, the Multi Agency Detail for Commercial Auto Theft (MADCAT), and the District Attorney’s Office Investigators assisted the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) Detectives with a search warrant in the 300 block of Berry Road in the Las Lomas area of North Monterey County.

23 March 2017
03/23/17: Marilyn Shepherd v. City of Monterey Verdict

03/23/17: Marilyn Shepherd v. City of Monterey Verdict

Today the City of Monterey prevailed in litigation initiated against it by Marilyn Shepherd.  The jury verdict was unanimous. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

20 March 2017
03/20/2017: Monterey Homicide Suspect Arrested

03/20/2017: Monterey Homicide Suspect Arrested

On November 23, 2016, Raul Melendez was the victim of a shooting homicide that occurred in the 600 block of Wave Street in Monterey. The Monterey Police Department (MPD) assisted by the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) identified the suspect in this homicide as Jorge Luis Mendoza and a warrant was obtained for his arrest.

20 March 2017
03/20/2017: Van Buren Senior Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground

03/20/2017: Van Buren Senior Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground

The Van Buren Senior Affordable Housing Project’s developer, MidPen, began demolition last week with removal of the buildings beginning today. The project is being developed on City owned property and will provide 18 brand new, very much needed affordable rental housing units for extremely low, very low and low-income seniors.

16 March 2017
03/13/2017: Monterey Police Department Conducts a Minor Decoy Operation

03/13/2017: Monterey Police Department Conducts a Minor Decoy Operation

On March 11, 2017, the Monterey Police Department took part in the Statewide “Shoulder Tap” Operation subsequent to receiving a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).

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Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • Alvarado Street Light Replacement - 26 street lights between Bonifacio and Del Monte - Replacing fixtures with LED lights that are energy efficient and have a very long lifespan. Conforms to the Downtown Master Plan and has dimming capabilities. Starts Monday and expected to take four to six days. Little to no impacts to thoroughfare or noise level. (CIP)
  • Pearl Street Bridge Improvements -  replace walk path  (CIP)
  • 442 Casanova Avenue Sidewalk reconstruction, stump removal, curb and gutter ADA work all week (CIP)
  • 300 Block of Belden Street Widening Week two of 6 to 8 until completion - SEE CONTRACTOR SCHEDULE AND NOTICE (NIP)
  • MEASURE P STORM DRAINS: Citywide Storm Drain Repairs Phase 3 Storm drains on Walter Colton Drive near the school - next up - Soledad Drive at Soledad Place - potential road closure at times - dates still to be determined
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 4 Phase 4 completed...phase 5 up next...details coming soon
  • MEASURE P SIDEWALKS: Citywide Sidewalk Repair Phase 3 - Small sections on Pacific, Tyler and Polk streets
  • MEASURE P ADA: Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - Mostly completed; just line markings in some areas.
  • Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Piles will be driven. Impacts to parking and traffic on the wharf. SCHEDULE in PDF (CIP)
  • Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court (NIP)
  • Police Department Lobby UpgradesSee news release for details Lobby expected to re-open mid August.
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Pipeline construction will continue Madison Street in Monterey between Van Buren and Pacific Street. Crews will begin mobilization work in Pacific Grove near Sinex and Eardley Avenues. Appurtenance crews will move to Monroe Street in Monterey and continue work on Hilby Avenue. Paving will begin on North Fremont Street between Casa Verde and Hilby Avenues.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout (monterey.org/hh68)
    Next week crews will be focusing landscaping work, sidewalk work, as well as paving along southbound Highway 1 behind the concrete barriers under the Holman Highway 68 overpass. On Tuesday, crews will be pouring concrete for the last splitter island on the southbound highway 1 off-ramp. This work will require closing the free right turn lane of the off-ramp (going towards Pacific Grove) from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Drivers going towards Pacific Grove from the southbound Highway 1 off-ramp will need to proceed to the roundabout and make a right turn onto westbound Holman Highway 68.
    On Friday, crews will be working on a trench drain near the entrance to the Carmel Hills Professional Center, but no lane closure is currently planned for this work.
    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

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Ongoing


Upcoming

  1. Lower Presidio Historic Park Accessible Walkway up to the Sloat Monument (NIP)
  2. MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 on Littlefield, El Dorado and Pacific (Measure P) - early Sep
  3. MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 5

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