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

08 November 2019
Accepting Applications for Various City of Monterey Board and Commissions - Apply by Monday, December 2, 2019
06 November 2019
Giant Abalone Sculpture to Commemorate Monterey's 250th Birthday

Giant Abalone Sculpture to Commemorate Monterey's 250th Birthday

In 2020, the City of Monterey is celebrating the 250th anniversary of its founding in 1770. The Monterey City Council has chosen a 15-foot abalone sculpture to commemorate this historic milestone. San Carlos Beach Park was picked as the location for the ceramic tile artwork and it will be unveiled in June of 2020. News Release in PDF

01 November 2019
11/01/2019: Facts About Potential 1/2 Cent Sales Tax Measure - City Council to Consider a March 2020 Ballot Measure at the Nov. 19, 2019 Regular City Council Meeting

11/01/2019: Facts About Potential 1/2 Cent Sales Tax Measure - City Council to Consider a March 2020 Ballot Measure at the Nov. 19, 2019 Regular City Council Meeting

At the October 15, 2019 City Council Regular Meeting, the City Council, staff, and members of the public discussed the immediate and long-term budget challenges facing the City, and the exploration of a fiscal emergency declaration. A declaration of fiscal emergency would allow a general transactions and use tax (“sales tax”) to be included on the March 3, 2020 special election. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

1/2 cent sales tax fact sheet

23 October 2019
10/23/2019: Registration for Winter/Spring Recreation Activities
22 October 2019
10/22/2019: Community Alert: Suspected Fentanyl Overdoses

10/22/2019: Community Alert: Suspected Fentanyl Overdoses

Over the last week, Monterey Peninsula law enforcement agencies have been dispatched to an increasing number of calls related to overdoses of counterfeit drugs suspected of containing fentanyl. Since Friday, October 18, 2019, the past several days, law enforcement has been made aware of five overdoses on the peninsula. It is suspected there are additional unreported overdoses. NEWS RELEASE AND MONTEREY COUNTY INFORMATION SHEET IN PDF

17 October 2019
10/17/19: Armed Robbery Update

10/17/19: Armed Robbery Update

UPDATE FROM ORIGINAL NEWS RELEASE POSTED ON OCT. 8, 2019: NEWS RELEASE
During the course of the investigation into the armed robbery on 10/7/19, the Monterey Police Department located photos of the two suspects involved. The department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying these individuals.

Anyone with information on the identity of these suspects is encourage to contact Detective Zook at 831-646-3810. Or to remain anonymous call (831) 646-3840.

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