What's New

What's New lists City of Monterey or City of Monterey-sponsored events, office updates regarding city programs and services, news releases and city meetings. Other events around the community can be found at the Monterey County Convention and Visitor's Bureau, www.seemonterey.com.

I-SEARCH MontereyThe City Meetings Calendar lists meetings for City Council and Planning Commission. They can also be found on the Meetings tab at isearchmonterey.org. Dates are posted 3 days prior to the upcoming meeting.

For the very latest, Twitterfollow us on Twitter


News Search

03 August 2020
08/03/2020: Sister City Tainan, Taiwan Donates Medical Masks and Goggles to Monterey

08/03/2020: Sister City Tainan, Taiwan Donates Medical Masks and Goggles to Monterey

A City of Monterey sister city since 1984, Tainan, Taiwan, reached out to the City of Monterey with concern over the significant spread of the coronavirus in the United States and graciously donated 2,900 medical masks and 300 medical goggles. The supplies arrived at Monterey City Hall on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. They will be added to inventory in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), shared with City first responders including Police and Fire, as well as other staff, and may also be shared with other community first responders as needed. NEWS RELEASE AND PHOTOS

Mayor of Tainan

17:00 17 August 2020
07/25/2020: Accepting Applications for Various City of Monterey Boards and Commissions

07/25/2020: Accepting Applications for Various City of Monterey Boards and Commissions

NEWS RELEASE IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH

Serving on a Board or Commission is a great way to get involved in what makes Monterey a great place to live.  The City of Monterey is now accepting applications for the following:

  • Architectural Review Committee
  • Building and Housing Appeals Board
  • Disabled Access Appeals Board
  • Library Board of Trustees
  • Neighborhood and Community Improvement Program (NCIP) Committee*
  • Planning Commission

* Applications are being accepted for the NCIP committee for the position of alternate for the following neighborhoods: Aguajito Oaks, Alta Mesa, Deer Flats, Del Monte Beach, Del Monte Grove Laguna Grande, and Glenwood.

If you are a resident of the City of Monterey and are interested in these volunteer positions, you are encouraged to apply.  Position descriptions are noted on the application, available online at https://monterey.org/City-Hall/Boards-Commissions-and-Committees.  

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., Monday, August 17, 2020.  

For more information, email the City Clerk’s Office at cityclerk@monterey.org or call (831) 646-3935.
 

###

Export event8/17/2020 5:00 PM
27 July 2020
07/25/2020: Felony Evading Arrest

07/25/2020: Felony Evading Arrest

On July 24, 2020 at approximately 2317 hours, Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to reports of a possible shooting in the area of Hannon and Toyon. Officers arrived on scene and located a group of males who appeared to be in a heated argument. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

21 July 2020
07/21/2020: City of Monterey Seeking Proposals to Develop City-Owned Properties for Affordable Housing

07/21/2020: City of Monterey Seeking Proposals to Develop City-Owned Properties for Affordable Housing

The City of Monterey is pleased to announce a development opportunity for four City-owned sites located in the Downtown Specific Plan area. The City is seeking proposals for the development of these properties for affordable housing projects. Development teams experienced in high quality, multi-family affordable housing are invited to submit their development proposals by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 4th, 2020 to the City’s Housing Programs Office. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

16 July 2020
07/16/2020: Candidate Filing Period For Mayor and City Council Seats Open Through Friday, August 7, 2020

07/16/2020: Candidate Filing Period For Mayor and City Council Seats Open Through Friday, August 7, 2020

Pursuant to the California Elections Code, the candidate filing period for the City of Monterey Mayor and City Council seats in the Nov. 3, 2020 election is from Monday, July 13, 2020 through Friday, August 7, 2020. The deadline to file completed paperwork including nomination papers is August 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.  NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
 

12 July 2020
07/12/2020: Officer Involved Shooting

07/12/2020: Officer Involved Shooting

On July 11, 2020, at approximately 11:01 p.m., Monterey Police Officers responded to a 911 call from a suicidal subject in the area of the Monterey Skate Park. The subject was later identified as Francis Davi, 23, of Monterey, Davi told he dispatcher he was armed with a firearm and wanted to hurt himself. NEWS RELEASE AND PHOTO IN PDF
 

06 July 2020
07/06/2020: City of Monterey Changes Hotel Tax Remittance to Monthly to Address Operations and Budget Projections Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

07/06/2020: City of Monterey Changes Hotel Tax Remittance to Monthly to Address Operations and Budget Projections Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic is impacting all City of Monterey operations, service levels and budgets. The City is acting rapidly to jumpstart the economy and safely reopen City services and facilities. To that end, effective July 2020, the Finance Director established a shorter reporting period from bi-monthly to monthly to ensure prompt collection of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT), also known as Hotel Tax, Conference Center Facilities District Tax (CCFD), and Tourism Improvement District Tax ( TID) per City Code section 35-15(b).    

            Moving to a monthly remittance period will provide the City with more timely cash flow and budget data, and help staff make more informed and effective decisions about the ability to reopen facilities, and bring back staff along with the services and programs our residents are used to enjoying.  Also, starting in July, in an effort to streamline operations, the City’s TOT remittance form will be posted online and the City will discontinue mailing TOT forms to operators.  NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

02 July 2020
07/02/2020: Drugs, Guns, Warrant Arrests

07/02/2020: Drugs, Guns, Warrant Arrests

On July 1, 2020, at approximately 11:40 a.m., Monterey Detectives received information that Hector Amparo, 46, of Salinas, had a felony warrant from Santa Cruz County for burglary and theft. Detectives located Amparo at the Travelodge, 2030 North Fremont, Monterey. NEWS RELEASE AND PHOTOS IN PDF

Categories