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09 February 2017
2/9/2017: Burglary Arrest

2/9/2017: Burglary Arrest

On January 14, 2017, in the 600 block of Lyndon Street, in the city of Monterey, a residential burglary occurred. A large amount of jewelry was taken from the residence at the time of the burglary.

30 January 2017
01/30/2017: City of Monterey Accepting Special Event Grant Program Proposals

01/30/2017: City of Monterey Accepting Special Event Grant Program Proposals

The City of Monterey will be accepting applications for the Special Event Grant Program until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017 for events scheduled during Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018).

For further information about the Special Event Grant Program, call the City of Monterey Recreation Division at (831) 646-3866. Please visit the City’s website at www.monterey.org/events/Grant-Program to view the guidelines, criteria and application.

 

20 January 2017
Notice of Funding Availability for Community Development Block Grant Program

Notice of Funding Availability for Community Development Block Grant Program

NOFA Opens: Friday, January 20, 2017

Due Date: 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 24, 2017

Grant Application Workshop: January 27, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - noon

Council Chambers - 580 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA

Documents posted in Adobe PDF
Notice of Funding
CDBG Application
 

20 January 2017
01/20/2017: Fatal Accident - Skyline Drive and Wyndemere, Monterey

01/20/2017: Fatal Accident - Skyline Drive and Wyndemere, Monterey

On January 20, 2017 at approximately 6:05 a.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to an automobile accident in the area of Skyline Drive and Wyndemere Way in Monterey. 

20 January 2017
01/20/2017: Participate on a City Commission or Committee - Apply by February 13, 2017

01/20/2017: Participate on a City Commission or Committee - Apply by February 13, 2017

Monterey, CA. – The Monterey City Council is encouraging Monterey residents to apply to serve on the following Commissions or Committees:
    The Architectural Review Committee (ARC), the Colton Hall Museum & Cultural Arts Commission (CHMCAC), the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), and the Parks and Recreation Commission (PRC). Each serves as an advisory capacity to the City Council.
  

13 January 2017
01/13/2017: Dennis the Menace Playground Will Close for Upgrades Beginning January 23

01/13/2017: Dennis the Menace Playground Will Close for Upgrades Beginning January 23

Dennis the Menace Playground at the Lake El Estero Park Complex in Monterey will close for sidewalk upgrades beginning Monday, January 23rd.  The playground is planned to re-open by the beginning of spring break, Saturday, March 18th, although weather impacts may affect the re-opening date.

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.

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Week beginning
May 29:

Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing Phase 4 - See project schedule
  • MEASURE P SIDEWALKS: Citywide Sidewalk Repair Phase 3 - See map and list of streets and dates | News Release
  • MEASURE P ADA: Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - Sloat Avenue update: Planned delay to minimize impacts and coordinate with NPS summer schedule. Additional PG&E work added. (into July)
  • Sewer Work - NO MAP this week - ("What a Relief")
    Work on Cannery Row between Drake and Dickman, 9 am to 9 pm, Thurs., June 1
  • Police Department Lobby ADA improvements
  • CalTrans Tree Trimming Work (Non-City Project)
    Daytime tree removal at multiple locations along Holman Highway 68. This work will require traffic control with flagging, so delays are anticipated.
    Work hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
    - Tue. and Wed. 05/30 and 5/31 Eastbound Holman Highway 68 at CHOMP
    - Thu. 06/01/17 Eastbound Holman Highway 68 between CHOMP and Skyline Forest Drive
    - Fri. 06/02/17 westbound Highway 68 at Crocker Ave
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Construction will resume on Jefferson Street and then mid-week will move onto Monroe Street in Monterey. Pipeline installation in Seaside will continue onto Hilby. Pipeline installation in Seaside will continue Fremont Boulevard and Wheeler Street.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout (monterey.org/hh68)
    Next Tuesday night (May 30), crews will close the southbound Highway 1 off-ramp and the section of roadway between Holman Highway 68 and the southbound Highway 1 onramp from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. in order to complete the removal of the traffic signal and reconfigure the intersection.
    During the closures:
    Drivers from Monterey wishing to go towards CHOMP/Pacific Grove will need to continue south on Highway 1 to make a U-turn at either Carpenter Street or Ocean Avenue and return to Holman Highway 68 via northbound Highway 1.
    - Drivers from CHOMP/Pacific Grove wishing to go south on Highway 1 towards Carmel will need to continue on northbound Highway 1 and make a U-turn at Munras Avenue or Aguajito Road and return to Carmel via southbound Highway 1. - Drivers from Pebble Beach will be able to make a right turn only out of the Highway 1 Gate towards Carmel.
    - The morning of Wednesday, May 31, the intersection will be controlled by yield signs. | 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

construction signs

Ongoing


Upcoming

  1. ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 on Littlefield, El Dorado and Pacific (Measure P) - July
  2. 300 Block of Belden Street Widening (NIP) - July
  3. Hawthorne Drainage Improvements - (CIP)
  4. Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Repairs 6/12, Pile driving 6/19 (CIP)
  5. Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court - June (NIP)
  6. Alvarado Street Light Replacement - 26 street lights between Bonifacio and Del Monte - July (CIP)

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