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11:00 26 June 2018
06/14/2018: Groundbreaking for the North Fremont Bike/Ped Access & Safety Improvements Project, Tuesday, June 26, 2018

06/14/2018: Groundbreaking for the North Fremont Bike/Ped Access & Safety Improvements Project, Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Groundbreaking for the highly anticipated North Fremont Bike and Pedestrian Access and Safety Improvements Project has begun. Residents and the media are invited to a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, June 26 at 11:00 a.m. at 2200 North Fremont Street (former site of Eddie’s). City officials will provide details about this $8.5 million revitalization and safety project, expected to be complete in summer 2019. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF | INVITATION

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09:00 30 June 2018
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, Saturday, June 30, 2018
11 June 2018
06/11/2018: Community Meeting Before the Planning Commission on Wireless Facility Regulations, June 26, 2018

06/11/2018: Community Meeting Before the Planning Commission on Wireless Facility Regulations, June 26, 2018

The Planning Commission will host a community meeting to review policy alternatives to the City’s existing regulations of wireless facilities on Tuesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chamber, Few Memorial Hall at 580 Pacific Street. The public is also invited to attend a one-hour pre-meeting with the City’s consulting attorney Joseph Van Eaton, Partner, Best Best & Krieger, at 5:45 p.m. at the same location. Mr. Van Eaton will take questions during the pre-meeting and will incorporate responses in his presentation before the Planning Commission.

11 June 2018
06/11/2018: Attempted Burglary

06/11/2018: Attempted Burglary

On Monday June 11, 2018 at 12:33 AM, the Monterey Police Department received a call of an attempted residential burglary in the 400 block of English Avenue in Monterey. The suspect attempted to enter an occupied residence but was unsuccessful. The homeowner of the residence yelled at the suspect and the suspect fled on foot. The suspect was reported to be holding a handgun.

09:00 23 June 2018
Monterey Skate Jam, June 23, 2018

Monterey Skate Jam, June 23, 2018

This event is co-sponsored by Monterey Recreation & On The Beach Surf Shop.
The Monterey Skate Jam will be held next Saturday, June 23. Check-in at 9:00am, Contest starts at 10:00am. Open to ages 6 & Up. Prizes for everyone in attendance.

Skate Jam Flyer

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11 June 2018
Parts Clerk - Part Time

Parts Clerk - Part Time

The Public Works Department is hiring for a part-time Parts Clerk in the Fleet Division. For more information, please refer to the job flyer and fill out a job application.

11 June 2018
06/11/2018: Warrant, Destructive Device Arrests

06/11/2018: Warrant, Destructive Device Arrests

On June 8th, 2018 at 10:36 AM, the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team and  Monterey  County  Probation  Department conducted  a probation compliance  check in the 1400 Block of Mescal St. in Seaside. As a result, 56 year old Eric Campbell was arrested for an outstanding $80,000 arrest warrant. During a subsequent investigation, a  homemade  destructive  device  was  located.  The  device  was  rendered  safe  with  the assistance of the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad. At the conclusion of the  investigation,  both  Eric  and  his  56  year  old  twin  brother,  Cedric  Campbell,  were arrested for felon in possession of ammunition, possession of a destructive device and violation of probation.

07 June 2018
06/07/2018: Nixle Alerts

06/07/2018: Nixle Alerts

The Monterey Police Department is now using the Nixle alert system to notify community members of critical information. The Nixle alert system is in use by many government agencies across the U.S. and allows the MPD to make notifications via text message, social media, and email. The system will allow people to receive information and updates on events, public safety emergencies, dangerous weather, and traffic advisories.


Week beginning
JUNE 18:

Please note: The schedule is subject to change.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
  • Lighthouse Tunnel closed for cleaning - The Lighthouse Avenue tunnel in both directions will be closed for cleaning, Thursday, June 21 from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM Friday morning. Traffic will be diverted onto Pacific Street.
  • Ryan Ranch (Rancho Saucito and Upper Ragsdale) - The southside of this intersection will get a new ADA ramp.
  • North Fremont Bike and Pedestrian Access and Safety Improvement Project - Intersection work will start at Fremont and Casa Verde that includes saw cutting and demolition - learn more about this project: monterey.org/NFremontBikePed and sign up for email updates | Groundbreaking event,Tuesday, June 26 at 11 AM.
  • Measure P Citywide Street Resurfacing, Phase 6 - MAP | LIST OF STREETS | SCHEDULE
  • Measure P Citywide ADA Ramps and Streets Reconstruction, Phase 6 - Via Gayuba, York Road, Perry Lane, and Vets Park Campsite | LIST OF STREET SEGMENTS | SCHEDULE | NOTE: Work has begun at the 100 block of Via Gayuba. Work will be delayed at the 200 block of Via Gayuba due to utility work needed. Work also starting on York Road. Traffic control in place during this work.
  • MEASURE P Citywide Signalized Intersections ADA Upgrades Phase 1 - Installing brick pavers at Del Monte at Tyler this week - JUNE - JULY SCHEDULE
  • Montecito Park Entry and Seating Installation and Phase 2 Site Improvements Project - finishing touches (NIP and CDBG)
  • Traffic Signal Work on Del Monte - New traffic signal equipment will be installed along four intersections on Del Monte Avenue. Traffic signals will be shut down between 9 PM and 2 AM for this work, as follows: 6/20- DelMonte/Sloat; 6/21- DelMonte/Washington
  • 200- 300 block of English Avenue - Work continues to install new curbs, sidewalks, drains, and gutters- PG&E working on relocating service lines. (NIP)
  • Colton Hall ADA Improvements - work will impact parking in the Dutra lot - NEWS RELEASE (Grants, NIP and CIP)
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Work continues at Fairgrounds Road, Garden Road, Aguajito Road and Mark Thomas Drive. SCHEDULE through July 6.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Education Center Construction (Non-City Project) Periodic and Brief Delays on Recreation Trail at Hoffman Avenue Weekdays through Fall 2018. List of tentative Hoffman closures: 6/21: full day closure for 1st floor slab pour

construction signs


  1. Breakwater Bathroom ADA Upgrades, Phase 2 - Work coming soon on adjacent parking spaces - (NIP)
  2. Citywide sewer spot repairs, includes David Avenue at Jessie Street- see map - (sewer fund and "What a Relief")
  3. Scholze Community Center parking lot- starts June 25 and lasts into August - parking lot will not be accessible.
  4. MEASURE P - Storm drain repair on Recreation Trail at Dickman Avenue
  5. Solar Panels installed at Monterey Conference Center - mid summer


  • Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Critical repairs under wharf. (CIP)
  • Cooper Molera Adobe State Historic Park, Polk and Munras (Non-City Project) GRAND OPENING on July4th, 12 noon to 4 PM. Watch for more details on this exciting news coming soon!
  • Van Buren Senior Housing Project Van Buren Senior Housing is the result of a partnership between the City of Monterey and MidPen Housing to bring much needed affordable senior housing to the city. Van Buren is ideally situated in downtown Monterey – only a short walk from parks, a library, a major regional transit center, a large grocery store, and various other amenities. Construction is expected to be completed in July with phased move-ins starting in late June. Grand opening celebration being planned for fall 2018.

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