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08 November 2019
Accepting Applications for Various City of Monterey Board and Commissions - Apply by Monday, December 2, 2019
06 November 2019
Notice of public meeting: Technical workshop and community meeting for 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan 2020-2021 for housing and community development programs.

Notice of public meeting: Technical workshop and community meeting for 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan 2020-2021 for housing and community development programs.

The City of Monterey is in the process of preparing its Five-Year Consolidated Plan, required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The City anticipates receiving approximately $5M in funds over the next 5 years. The Consolidated Plan provides a strategy for addressing critical community development needs of City residents. Annual Action Plans summarize the actions, activities, and resources that will be used to address priority community needs and goals identified by the Consolidated Plan.

Activities eligible for CDBG funding for low- and moderate- income families and neighborhoods include:

  • Community services
  • Economic development assistance
  • Improvements to public infrastructure and facilities
  • Homelessness
  • Affordable housing

Applicants for funding for the 2020-2021 Action Plan year are required to attend a planned Technical Assistance Workshop to understand funding restrictions and obtain guidance regarding funding application completion and submittal.

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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

05 November 2019
Call for Sealed Bids: Citywide Road Surface Repair Project, Phase 2 - due December 10, 2019

Call for Sealed Bids: Citywide Road Surface Repair Project, Phase 2 - due December 10, 2019

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:  Citywide Road Surface Repair Project, Phase 2.  In general, the work consists of, but is not limited to, pavement spot repair of approximately 600,000 SF, crack sealing, placing of approximately 1,200,000 SF of Type II slurry seal, 400000 of Type III slurry seal, 10,000 of Chip Seal associated striping removal and replacement, refreshing of existing painted street markings, traffic control, and installation of necessary environmental pollution prevention requirements on various streets in the City of Monterey.

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