28 February 2020
In pursuit of continuing to improve alternative transportation infrastructure throughout Monterey, the City of Monterey boasts a number of bicycle rack locations to encourage use of bicycles as a prime means of commuting. Newly created maps show the locations of these bicycle racks to conveniently park and secure bikes. The maps are both printable at www.monterey.org/bicycles and on a Google-type interactive map layer within the Property Review map linked from the City’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) web page at www.monterey.org/gis. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
26 February 2020
Monterey County Superior Court issued a decision on February 19, 2020 in favor of the City of Monterey in the case of Burlingame Investments, LLC vs City of Monterey. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
29 January 2020
The City of Monterey is pleased to provide an update on the City’s Affordable First-Time Home Buyer Program. The program is designed to provide low income and workforce housing to individuals and families who otherwise would not be able to afford to purchase a home in Monterey. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
Home Ownership Program Web Page - https://www.monterey.org/Services/Community-Development/Housing/Home-Ownership-Programs
26 June 2019
At the June 18, 2019 City Council Meeting, the Monterey City Council unanimously adopted Voluntary Rental Guidelines for residential rental owners, managers, and tenants. Aimed at providing a standard of guidelines for landlord/tenant relations, the Voluntary Rental Guidelines provide a platform to support quality agreements between property managers/owners and their tenants. The guidelines also include components to assist each party toward fair and reasonable resolution in situations that warrant mediation.
18 September 2018
The Cooper Molera Adobe project has been nominated for a Route Fifty Navigator Award, honoring “innovation in best practices in state and local government.” Fifty finalists were named for their “demonstrated abilities to implement a great idea that improves public sector services and the communities they serve.” NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
26 July 2018
The Monterey City Council is seeking applications from Monterey residents to serve on the Wireless Telecommunications Subcommittee. The Subcommittee will consist of two residents and two Planning Commissioners, and will review regulations, ordinances, and policies and make recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council.
11 June 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.
04 April 2018
The City Council, at the April 17 evening City Council meeting, will consider a recommendation from the Planning Commission to amend the Cannery Row Local Coastal Land Use Plan (LUP) to allow residential uses: 1) on the street level; and, 2) to exceed 30 dwelling units per acre.