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21 June 2017
06/21/2017: 4th of July in Monterey - Monterey Hosts a Full Day of Festivities, Tuesday, July 4, 2017

06/21/2017: 4th of July in Monterey - Monterey Hosts a Full Day of Festivities, Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The City of Monterey, the Old Monterey Business Association, Monterey County Pops!, and the Monterey Firefighters Association will host a full day of events for family, friends and the whole community this July 4th. Monterey Firefighters will begin the day with a pancake breakfast at Fire headquarters. The festivities continue with the popular downtown Fourth of July Parade, followed by the Big Little Backyard Bar-B-Que and Entertainment Extravaganza on the Colton Hall lawn, topped off with an evening of patriotic music at the Golden State Theatre. These events are open to the public and alcohol free. Events begin at 7:00 a.m. and continue until 8:30 p.m.
     “There’s no better place to enjoy the birthday of our country than Monterey, the birth place of California,” said Mayor Clyde Roberson. “We look forward to joining both residents and visitors in a day-long celebration of our city and country.”

Happy 4th of July

20 June 2017
06/20/2017: The City of Monterey Welcomes New Human Resources Director

06/20/2017: The City of Monterey Welcomes New Human Resources Director

City Manager Mike McCarthy today announced the appointment of Allyson Hauck as the City’s new Human Resources Director. Hauck was previously a partner with the law firm Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP in San Francisco, practicing in the areas of labor and employment law. She served as the Chief Negotiator for public agencies during collective bargaining with represented employees; the City of Monterey being one of her clients.

19 June 2017
06/17/2017: Monterey Police Department Receives ABC Grant

06/17/2017: Monterey Police Department Receives ABC Grant

The Monterey Police Department (MPD) has received a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to conduct Impact Inspection. The objective of the inspection was to conduct visits of licensed premises to reduce alcohol related crimes in and around licensed establishments.

15 June 2017
06/14/2017: DUI Collision Arrests

06/14/2017: DUI Collision Arrests

On June 13, 2017 at approximately 9:30 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Tide in Monterey reference a head-on traffic collision with injuries. One of the drivers, identified as John Mendoza, 20, of Marina, ran away from the scene. Mendoza was contacted a short distance away by a police officer.

13 June 2017
06/16/2017: The 22nd Anniversary of Operation Chill

06/16/2017: The 22nd Anniversary of Operation Chill

This summer, the Monterey Police Department will be dispensing well-deserved Slurpee justice to good kids in Monterey. For the 22nd year, 7-Eleven is working with local police and Sheriff’s departments to distribute free Slurpee drink coupons to children and youth through its popular Operation Chill community-service program.

12 June 2017
06/12/2017: The Monterey Police Department Introduces Online Crime Reporting Service

06/12/2017: The Monterey Police Department Introduces Online Crime Reporting Service

The Monterey Police Department (MPD) is excited to announce the implementation of the Coplogic online crime reporting system. This is another way the MPD is leveraging new technologies to better serve the community and provide a contemporary policing model.

09 June 2017
06/09/2017: Seeking Applications for the Colton Hall Museum And Cultural Arts Commission: Deadline June 19, 2017

06/09/2017: Seeking Applications for the Colton Hall Museum And Cultural Arts Commission: Deadline June 19, 2017

Monterey, CA. – The Monterey City Council is encouraging Monterey residents to apply to serve on the Colton Hall Museum and Cultural Arts Commission to fill an unscheduled vacancy. 

02 June 2017
Photos from the Monterey Sports Center 25th Anniversary Celebration, Thursday, June 1, 2017
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October 16:

Please note: The schedule is subject to change.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Base job completed. Crews currently on site for additional work. (CIP)
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 5 - The schedule for the slurry resurfacing portion of work will begin Oct. 23 and take through Nov. 11 to finish the striping. Notifications and specific schedules expected next week and will be posted as soon as they are available. MAP OF STREETS - SEE SPECIAL NOTICE FOR MORE DETAILS
  • MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 - Pacific Street Exit from Lighthouse Avenue closed. This work also closes Artillery Street. Drivers will need to use Bolio Road. NIGHT WORK (8 PM to 6 AM along Lighthouse curve will close one lane from Oct. 9 - 18. Paving of Pacific and Artillery on Monday, Oct. 16. Striping, markings to complete before a definitive open date.
    SEE MAP OF ACCESS FOR HISTORY FEST, OCT. 14 AND 15
    - El Dorado Street between Major Sherman Road and Alta Mesa. Paving work is completed; median work still to complete.
  • Lower Presidio Historic Park Accessible Walkway up to the Sloat Monument (NIP) - estimated completion date in early November.
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Pipeline construction in New Monterey will progress on Spencer Street between McClellan and Drake. Night work in downtown Monterey will continue Sunday through Thursday on Hartnell Street moving toward Webster Street. DETAILS Night-work is between the hours of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. A second crew in New Monterey will progress on Spencer Street between Prescott and Drake.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297

construction signs

Upcoming

  1. Pearl Street Parking - adding parallel parking spaces- details coming soon.
  2. North Fremont Bike and Pedestrian Access and Safety Improvement Project - bidding takes place late fall 2017 - learn more about this project: monterey.org/NFremontBikePed and sign up for email updates.
  3. MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 5 - scheduled in early November to begin in Old Town.

Ongoing

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