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13 February 2018
02/13/2018: Alvarado Gallery Show and Reception at the Monterey Conference Center

02/13/2018: Alvarado Gallery Show and Reception at the Monterey Conference Center

The Museums and Cultural Arts Commission is happy to announce the inaugural show and reception at the Alvarado Gallery inside the newly reopened Monterey Conference Center.  The show, Monterey Photo Contest, debuted at the Monterey Conference Center Grand Opening Celebration on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

08:00 19 February 2018
City Offices Closed Monday, February 19 for Presidents' Day Holiday

City Offices Closed Monday, February 19 for Presidents' Day Holiday

City offices will be closed for Presidents' Day on Monday, February 19. In an emergency, please call 911. For non-emergencies, call 646-3914.

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12 February 2018
02/12/2018: Seeking Applications for NIP Committee - Apply for positions by February 26, 2018

02/12/2018: Seeking Applications for NIP Committee - Apply for positions by February 26, 2018

The Monterey City Council is encouraging residents of Skyline Ridge and Downtown Monterey to apply to serve on the Neighborhood Improvement Program Committee for these unrepresented neighborhoods.

09 February 2018
Read the latest issue of the City Focus Newsletter - A report from the City of Monterey to its citizens and friends
08 February 2018
02/08/2018: Youth Wrestling

02/08/2018: Youth Wrestling

Want to try something new? How about wrestling! California USA Wrestling Freestyle Coach, Roberto Dixon, will instruct first through eighth graders in the fundamentals of this great sport. Participants will learn offensive and defensive wrestling strategies. Sign up now at the Monterey Sports Center. For further information call 646-3730.

 

07 February 2018
02/08/2018: City of Monterey Commits to Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Program

02/08/2018: City of Monterey Commits to Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Program

The City of Monterey's commitment to healthy eating and active living has taken a step further in the New Year. Monterey has joined with more than 180 cities throughout California in the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities Campaign. The HEAL Cities Campaign aims to reduce and prevent obesity by engaging municipal leaders to champion healthy eating and active living in their communities through adoption of policy and promotion of opportunities for residents and municipal employees.

06 February 2018
Call for Bid - Replace Failing Water Heaters, Install Solar Hot Water System, and Renew Cold Water Piping (POMP15085B), due Feb. 27, 2018

Call for Bid - Replace Failing Water Heaters, Install Solar Hot Water System, and Renew Cold Water Piping (POMP15085B), due Feb. 27, 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:  Replace Failing Water Heaters, Install Solar Hot Water System, and Renew Cold Water Piping (POMP15085B).  In general, the work consists of, but is not limited to, rebuilding the water heater system in a mechanical room, re-plumbing the cold water feed in a mechanical room, removing a steam boiler and steam system appurtenances, relining a hot water storage tank, re-plumbing a heat exchanger to provide solar heat for the buildings space heating system, installing an evacuated tube solar hot water heating system, removing abandoned piping and unused equipment, and ensuring all remaining piping is properly supported, insulated, and labeled for a clean and efficiently operated mechanical room.   

05 February 2018
Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration - 2969 Monterey Salinas Highway Vehicle Storage Facility Project

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration - 2969 Monterey Salinas Highway Vehicle Storage Facility Project

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Monterey has prepared a Negative Declaration, pursuant to the requirements of CEQA, for the 2969 Monterey Salinas Highway Vehicle Storage Facility Project.  The proposed Negative Declaration and Initial Study, as well as referenced documents, are available for review at the City of Monterey, Planning Office, Colton Hall, 1st Floor, 570 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940 or by clicking the links below.  In accordance with time limits mandated by State law, written comments on this Negative Declaration and Initial Study will be accepted from:

February 5, 2018 – March 7, 2018

A public hearing for this project will be held on: March 27, 2018

Notice of Intent | Initial Study | Attachment 1 | Attachment 2 | Attachment 3 | Attachment 4 | Attachment 5 | Attachment 6 | Attachment 7 | Attachment 8 | Attachment 9 | Attachment 10

For more information, please contact Chris Schmidt, Associate Planner, at 831-646-3910 or schmidt@monterey.org

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February 12:

Please note: The schedule is subject to change.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • Montecito Park Entry and Seating Installation and Phase 2 Site Improvements Project (NIP and CDBG)
  • Recreation Trail Maintenance at 504 Wave and 48 Cannery Row. The Rec Trail will still be accessible during the work. (CIP)
  • Stuart Avenue closure to reshape top of the street where it meets Airport Road (Casanova Oak Knoll neighborhood) (NIP)
  • Three ADA Ramps at Casa Verde and Encina (Villa Del Monte neighborhood) - continuing into mid-Feb (NIP)
  • 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 - street grinding and paving work complete - striping and other punchlist items this week - SEE MAP
  • Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Critical repairs should be completed in March. (CIP)
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Crews will begin installation of the 36-inch pipeline at the Aguajito/Fremont intersection, Mon. - Fri., 7 AM to 5 PM. Traffic controls will be posted. One lane of Cypress Street from Withers to Hoffman in New Monterey will be closed mid-week for isolated paving work. Work on the Highway 68 pipe bridge will continue at Old Salinas Highway and Fairgrounds Road. No road closures are anticipated this week due to bridge construction. Permanent paving work will take place Wed. - Fri. on Munras Avenue and Fremont Street.
    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 - tentative days for concrete pours when Hoffman will be closed during the day and re-opened at the end of the work day: Wednesday, February 14;Tuesday, February 20; Tuesday, March 6

construction signs

Upcoming

  1. MEASURE P ADA Signaling Intersections, Phase 1 - coming in February
  2. Street light on Franklin at Calle P - Light ordered and work is scheduled for March. (Calle P Assessment District)
  3. North Fremont Bike and Pedestrian Access and Safety Improvement Project - Currently out to bid - 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.
  • 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. Van Buren began construction in April 2017 and is expected to welcome residents in summer 2018.

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