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Grand Opening of the MCC Grand Opening of the Monterey Conference Center, January 2018

07 January 2021
01/07/2021: Possession of Firearms Arrest

01/07/2021: Possession of Firearms Arrest

On January 5, 2021 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Munras Avenue, Monterey regarding a report of subjects trespassing inside a hotel room. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

07 January 2021
City of Monterey Seeks Public Input on Cannabis Businesses

City of Monterey Seeks Public Input on Cannabis Businesses

The City of Monterey will host two virtual town halls to solicit feedback about cannabis operations within the City of Monterey, Tuesday, January 26 at 10:30 a.m. and Thursday, January 28 at 7 p.m. Residents can register at haveyoursaymonterey.org/cannabis. Parallel, the City is also launching a new web-based engagement platform called, Have Your Say Monterey, at haveyoursaymonterey.org which features a community survey about cannabis operations.  A mail in version of the survey will be also sent at the end of January via USPS to all households in Monterey to allow residents to submit their opinion and views via traditional mail. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF // FLYERS IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH

Cannabis Town Hall Flyer

22 December 2020
12/22/2020: Gas Powered Leaf Blowers Prohibited on Residential Lots: Ordinance Goes Into Effect January 1, 2021 - Electric and Battery-Powered Leaf Blowers Allowed 8 AM to 5 PM

12/22/2020: Gas Powered Leaf Blowers Prohibited on Residential Lots: Ordinance Goes Into Effect January 1, 2021 - Electric and Battery-Powered Leaf Blowers Allowed 8 AM to 5 PM

New Monterey City Code Ordinance 22-18.1 takes effect January 1, 2021 that prohibits gas-powered leaf blowers on residential lots. Electric and battery-powered leaf blowers are still permitted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The Monterey City Council approved the recommendation by the Community Development Department staff after much community discussion around noise disruption and air pollution emitted from gas blowers in neighborhoods. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF (IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH)

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21 December 2020
12/21/2021: New, First of a Kind, Touchless Pedestrian Push Button Technology Installed on North Fremont Street

12/21/2021: New, First of a Kind, Touchless Pedestrian Push Button Technology Installed on North Fremont Street

The City of Monterey will be installing Touchless Pedestrian Push Buttons at the four signalized intersections on North Fremont Street. This new touchless pedestrian button technology will be the first of its kind installed in the City as well as in Monterey County. The installation of this technology was funded by the Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC)’s Regional Surface Transportation (RSTP) Grant Funds. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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17 December 2020
12/17/2020: Firearms Arrest

12/17/2020: Firearms Arrest

On December 16, 2020 at approximately 2:20 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of West Franklin regarding a call of subjects arguing, and racking the slide of a firearm. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

14 December 2020
12/14/2020: City of Monterey's North Fremont Improvement Project Wins 2020 Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award

12/14/2020: City of Monterey's North Fremont Improvement Project Wins 2020 Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award

California Department of  Transportation (Caltrans) congratulated the City of Monterey Public Works Department on winning the 2020 Caltrans Excellence in Transportation award in the Transportation-Related Facilities category for the North Fremont Bicycle and Pedestrian Access and Safety Improvement Project. Caltrans received entries from across the state, including entries from local and public agencies, private contractors, consultants and Caltrans. A panel of judges consisting of various professionals, including engineers, environmental specialists and transportation planners reviewed the projects. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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