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18 September 2018
Cooper Molera Celebrates Innovation Award Nomination

Cooper Molera Celebrates Innovation Award Nomination

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

12 September 2018
09/12/2018: UPDATE - Shots Being Fired/Assault Weapon Charges

09/12/2018: UPDATE - Shots Being Fired/Assault Weapon Charges

Arrest Update
On 9/11/18, Monterey Police Detectives booked 60-years-old Daniel Piggott of Monterey into the Monterey County Jail for charges which included; manufacturing an assault weapon, possession of an assault weapon, possession of high capacity magazines, negligent discharge of a firearm and discharge of a firearm in a school zone. The investigation stemming from the incident on 9/7/18 revealed that Piggott was responsible for the original shots fired call. Evidence recovered at the scene indicated that Piggott had fired multiple rounds, several of which struck a wall on a patio that was adjacent to his apartment.

08 September 2018
09/07/2018: Shots Being Fired

09/07/2018: Shots Being Fired

On 9/7/18 at approximately 2:33 PM, several people reported hearing shots being fired in the area of Helvic Ave. and Palo Verde Ave., Monterey. Monterey Police Officers responded and identified an apartment complex where they believed the shots were fired from in the 100 block of Helvic Ave. Officers immediately contained the area where they believed the subject to be located in an apartment.

06 September 2018
09/06/2018: Measure P Third Year Cumulative Report Outlines Progress with Streets, Sidewalks, Storm Drains

09/06/2018: Measure P Third Year Cumulative Report Outlines Progress with Streets, Sidewalks, Storm Drains

Measure P, the one percent special tax approved by 74% of the voters in November 2014, and in effect from April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2019, is now into the final year of implementation. For the past two years, the City of Monterey has published an annual report to let the community know the progress of work that’s been accomplished. The third year cumulative report is now available in print at public city offices, and alongside past reports online at www.monterey.org/fixingstreets.

Year 3 Report

04 September 2018
Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration - Garden Road Zone Amendment

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration - Garden Road Zone Amendment

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Monterey has prepared a Negative Declaration, pursuant to the requirements of CEQA, for the Garden Road Zone Amendment.

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 and on the City website at: www.monterey.org/planning.  In accordance with time limits mandated by State law, written comments on this Negative Declaration and Initial Study will be accepted from:

September 4, 2018 – October 4, 2018

A public hearing for this project will be held on: October 9, 2018

Notice of Intent | Initial Study with Attachments 1-2 | Attachment 3 | Attachment 4 | Attachment 5

For more information, please contact Fernanda Roveri, AICP, Associate Planner at 831-242-8788 or roveri@monterey.org. 

02 September 2018
09/01/2018: Carjacking and Attempted Murder

09/01/2018: Carjacking and Attempted Murder

On 9/1/18 at approximately 8:54 PM Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to a carjacking and shots fired in the area of Encina Avenue and Virgin Avenue in Monterey. The victim reported he was standing outside his vehicle when he was approached by two suspects who demanded his keys. One of the suspects struck the victim in the face and the other suspect pointed a handgun at the victim. The victim gave the suspects the keys to his vehicle and the victim fled.

29 August 2018
08/29/2018: Monterey Conference Center Generates Over $16 Million in Economic Impact in First Six Months of 2018

08/29/2018: Monterey Conference Center Generates Over $16 Million in Economic Impact in First Six Months of 2018

It’s been eight months since the January 2018 grand opening celebration for the $60 million renovation of the Monterey Conference Center. The City of Monterey is tracking the economic impact created by the recent renovation. From January through June 2018, the Conference Center hosted 30 different groups representing over 24,000 room nights and generating over $16 million in local economic impact. That equates to over $4 million in hotel room revenue. During the past 6 months, the Conference Center exceeded its 12 month revenue estimate by almost $50,000.  

 

28 August 2018
08/28/2018: MSC Presents, Healthy Cognitive Aging: A "HEAL" Cities Program Free Public Lecture, Saturday, Sep. 8, 2018

08/28/2018: MSC Presents, Healthy Cognitive Aging: A "HEAL" Cities Program Free Public Lecture, Saturday, Sep. 8, 2018

The Monterey Sports Center invites the public to a free lecture, Healthy Cognitive Aging, by research psychologist, Dr. Quinn Kennedy, on Saturday, September 8 at 1:30 p.m. in Studio 1. Learn about adult cognitive aging and factors that affect older adults’ decision making and performance.

MSC Presents

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