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12 December 2017
CALL FOR SEALED BIDS - Presidio of Monterey, Hilltop Ballfield Lighting Replacement (DPW-17027), due by 2 PM January 16, 2017

CALL FOR SEALED BIDS - Presidio of Monterey, Hilltop Ballfield Lighting Replacement (DPW-17027), due by 2 PM January 16, 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Monterey invites sealed bids for furnishing the following: Presidio of Monterey, Hilltop Ballfield Lighting Replacement (DPW-17027).  In general, the work consists of, but is not limited to, removal and disposal/recycle of approximately 39 existing ballfield light fixtures and hardware, pull boxes and installation of 18 new LED light fixture assemblies, new homerun conductors, minor earthwork and necessary modification to the existing switchgear and connections for a complete in place and operational ballfield lighting. At the time of the bid opening, the successful Bidder must be legally entitled to perform contracts requiring a Class A or C-10 Electrical Contractor's license.   

12 December 2017
Update on the Southern Cal Fires and Mutual Aid Status - Updated Dec. 12, 2017

Update on the Southern Cal Fires and Mutual Aid Status - Updated Dec. 12, 2017

Here are some statistics on the current deployment for the Southern California firefight. California has a great mutual aid system which is being supplemented by help from other states and the federal government.

Monterey Fire Dept has 3 engines out with 4 personnel each and 1 person assigned to an overhead position (total of 13 personnel). It is anticipated that Monterey Fire personnel will be gone for another week. View Larger

FD Mutual Aid Graphic

12 December 2017
12/12/2017: City of Monterey Introduces Pharmaceutical Drug Drop Off

12/12/2017: City of Monterey Introduces Pharmaceutical Drug Drop Off

The City of Monterey is proud to announce that it has implemented a pharmaceutical drug take back program that is now available to the public. The public may safely and anonymously dispose of unused/expired prescription or over-the-counter medication through the City's Prescription Drug Drop Box Program. No needles, syringes or liquids are accepted.

 

11 December 2017
12/11/2017: Armed Robberies

12/11/2017: Armed Robberies

The Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) is currently investigating a string of armed robberies.

08 December 2017
12/07/2017: Robbery Suspects

12/07/2017: Robbery Suspects

On November 29th, 2017 at 1:27am, two unidentified males committed an armed robbery of the Motel 6 located at 140 Kern St, Salinas. At 5:27am, a second robbery was committed at the 7-11 located at 320 Reservation Rd, Marina. At 6:52am, a third robbery was committed at the 76 gas station, 1600 Fremont Blvd, Seaside. Each robbery was committed by the same suspects. The Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team is looking for any information leading to the identity of the suspects in the attached photographs.

08 December 2017
12/07/2017: Police Response to Persons Affected by Mental Illness: One Mind Campaign

12/07/2017: Police Response to Persons Affected by Mental Illness: One Mind Campaign

The Monterey Police Department (MPD) is pleased to announce the pledge to take action in support of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) “One Mind Campaign,” with the intent to unite local communities, public safety organizations, and mental health organizations in such a way that all become “of one mind.”

07 December 2017
CALL FOR SEALED BIDS - Colton Hall & City Hall Accessibility Upgrades Project, due January 9, 2018

CALL FOR SEALED BIDS - Colton Hall & City Hall Accessibility Upgrades Project, due January 9, 2018

CITY OF MONTEREY PUBLIC NOTICE CALL FOR SEALED BIDS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Monterey invites sealed bids for furnishing the following: Colton Hall and City Hall Accessibility Upgrades Project.  In general, the work consists of, but is not limited to, improvements to Colton Hall and City Hall buildings to comply with ADA accessibility requirements, including the reconstruction of parking stalls, installation of an elevator at Colton Hall and a lift at City Hall, construction of an access ramp to access the Planning Office, construction of an ADA-compliant bathroom and construction of an ADA-compliant path around both buildings. 

05 December 2017
12/05/2017: Obstacle Course Training starts in January

12/05/2017: Obstacle Course Training starts in January

Planning on doing a Spartan Race or Tough Mudder but don’t know where to begin? This program is designed for anyone interested in obstacle racing or just wanting to find the warrior within! Each workout will be designed to specifically meet your fitness goals. Please register at the Monterey Sports Center. For further information, please contact Lauri Ataide at (831) 646-3739 or ataide@monterey.org.

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Week beginning
December 11:

Please note: The schedule is subject to change.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • Monterey Conference Center is NOW OPEN! Come celebrate the opening and the holiday season this Sunday, Dec. 10 at the first public event, Tuba Christmas - doors open at noon, concert from 1 to 2 PM
  • MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 5 - Work expected into early March in Old Town, specifically one block of Larkin Street and two blocks of Watson Street - This week work continues at the intersection of Franklin and Larkin streets, and begins at Franklin and Watson streets - SEE MAP
  • Pacific Street Sidewalk Reconstruction Phase 2 - 1100 block - See Project Info - Work expected to last most of Dec. (NIP)
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 5 - Currently markings, striping, and additional cleanup to complete.
  • Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Critical repairs continue into 2018. (CIP)
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Valve work will take place on Spencer & Dickman, Fitch, and Stillwell. Traffic controls will be posted. Demobilization of equipment from the Cal-Am Water operations yard at David and Carmel avenues will occur on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Nighttime work on Munras Avenue in downtown will take place Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. 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, July 2017 to Fall 2018 - Work to close Hoffman between Cannery Row and Wave Street, tentatively scheduled for Nov.28, Dec. 5, and Dec. 11, weather permitting.

construction signs

Upcoming

  1. Iris Canyon Reconstruction- starts week of Dec. 18; expected to be done on Dec. 21 (NIP and CDBG)
  2. Montecito Park Entry and Seating Installation and Phase 2 Site Improvements Project (NIP and CDBG)
  3. MEASURE P ADA Signaling Intersections, Phase 1 - coming in January
  4. El Estero Streetscape, Phase 3 - adding parallel parking spaces - details coming soon. This work should be completed within 30 days. (NIP)
  5. Street light on Franklin at Calle P - Light ordered and work is scheduled for Jan. (Calle P Assessment District)
  6. Sidewalk work at bus stop on David Ave. - Details coming soon
  7. North Fremont Bike and Pedestrian Access and Safety Improvement Project - bidding takes place early spring 2018 - learn more about this project: monterey.org/NFremontBikePed and sign up for email updates.

Ongoing

  • Cooper Molera Adobe State Historical Park, Polk and Munras (Non-City Project) This project may impact parking and traffic in the area at times. Expected completion in Spring 2018.

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