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09 November 2017

Holiday Events in Monterey

We've created a Holiday Events in Monterey web page to help guide you to all the fun local holiday events. You can find it at monterey.org/holidayevents. More events will be posted as they become available, but you can get a head start in planning end of the year fun!

Colton Hall Tree Lighting

08 November 2017
08 November 2017
Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration - City of Monterey Dry Boat Storage Yard Reconfiguration

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration - City of Monterey Dry Boat Storage Yard Reconfiguration

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Monterey has prepared a Mitigated Negative Declaration, pursuant to the requirements of CEQA, for City of Monterey Boat Dry Storage Yard Reconfiguration.  In accordance with time limits mandated by State law, written comments on this Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study will be accepted from:

November 9, 2017 through December 8, 2017

The proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study can be reviewed at the City of Monterey Planning Office or by clicking the links below.  For more information, please contact Elizabeth Caraker, Housing and Community Development Manager, at 831-646-1739 or caraker@monterey.org.

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration | Initial Study 

08 November 2017
Short Term Rental Hotline and Online Complaint Link

Short Term Rental Hotline and Online Complaint Link

Host Compliance LogoAdvertising of short term residential rentals is prohibited in Monterey neighborhoods. Enforcement of Monterey City Code (MCC), Section § 22-19.5 "Advertisement of short-term rentals" ordinance is in effect. You can report addresses that are potentially in violation. The City of Monterey is working with Host Compliance, a leading provider of short-term rental compliance monitoring and enforcement solutions for local governments. Host Compliance offers two ways you can report addresses that are potentially in violation: a short term rental telephone hotline - 435-STR-HELP (787-7357) - and an online form to submit your complaint - https://hostcompliance.com/tips. Both reporting options are available 24 hours a day/seven days a week for neighbors to report non-emergency problems related to short-term rental properties.

This information is also available on the Code Compliance web page at https://www.monterey.org/Services/Planning/Code-Compliance.

Hotline: 435-STR-HELP (787-4357)

02 November 2017
Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration - Greenbelt Fire Fuel Reduction Project

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration - Greenbelt Fire Fuel Reduction Project

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Monterey has prepared a Negative Declaration, pursuant to the requirements of CEQA, for the City of Monterey Greenbelt Fire Fuel Reduction Project.  In accordance with time limits mandated by State law, written comments on this Negative Declaration and Initial Study will be accepted from:
November 3, 2017 – December 4, 2017

The proposed Negative Declaration and Initial Study can be reviewed at the City of Monterey Planning Office or by clicking the links below.  For more information, please contact Elizabeth Caraker, Housing and Community Development Manager, at 831-646-1739 or caraker@monterey.org. 

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration | Initial Study

02 November 2017
02 November 2017
11/02/2017: Monterey Bay/Du-Motion Half Marathons Continue Sister City Runner Exchange

11/02/2017: Monterey Bay/Du-Motion Half Marathons Continue Sister City Runner Exchange

Monterey County residents once again have an opportunity to win a trip to run in the “Du-Motion, Runners’ Day Dubrovnik” Half Marathon in Croatia, April 28 – 29, 2018. This is the second year in a row that a sister city runner exchange has taken place. Monterey County residents have the option to enter when they register for the Monterey Bay Half Marathon, or they can enter to win by stopping by the Du-Motion booth at the Monterey Bay Half Marathon’s Health & Fitness Expo at the Portola Hotel in Monterey on Friday or Saturday, November 10 and 11. No purchase or pre-registration is required.

30 October 2017

RFP: Vulnerable Community Needs Analysis

The City of Monterey Housing Programs Office is seeking proposals to initiate an analysis to determine if there are gaps in service that may limit effectiveness of programs that are intended to serve extremely low, very low and low-income and other vulnerable populations. This analysis will be funded by the City’s Community Development Block Grant Program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The successful applicant will be expected to complete the analysis and issue all deliverables by April 1, 2018. 

Deadline for submission is 4:00 p.m., November 30, 2017. Under no circumstances will late proposals be accepted. 

Here is a copy of the RFP

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Please note: The schedule is subject to change.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 5 - Work expected into early March in Old Town, specifically one block of Larkin Street and two blocks of Watson Street -SEE MAP
  • Pacific Street Sidewalk Reconstruction Phase 2 - 1100 block - See Project Info - Work expected to last into early Dec. (NIP)
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 5 - Currently markings, striping, and additional cleanup to complete.
  • Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Critical repairs continue. Completion expected some time in December. (CIP)
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Installation of the new 36” water pipeline continues on Fitch Avenue in the Presidio of Monterey on Friday, November 17, through Wed., Nov. 22 to complete the crossing of Kit Carson Road. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Traffic controls and parking limitations will be posted. Work will suspend Thursday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday and resume on Monday November 27. Nighttime construction work in downtown Monterey, which had been delayed due to the discovery of an unmarked, underground utility line, is expected to resume on Webster Street and Munras Avenue on the evening of Sunday, November 26, between the hours of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Traffic controls will be posted. Hydrant tie-ins will occur near the Fairgrounds in Monterey. Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Education Center Construction (Non-City Project) Periodic and Brief Delays on Recreation Trail at Hoffman Avenue Weekdays, July 2017 to Fall 2018 - Work to close Hoffman between Cannery Row and Wave Street, tentatively scheduled for Nov.28, Dec. 5, and Dec. 11, weather permitting.

construction signs

Upcoming

  1. El Estero Streetscape, Phase 3 - adding parallel parking spaces - details coming soon. This work should be completed within 30 days.
  2. Street lights on Franklin and Alvarado - Details coming soon
  3. Sidewalk work at bus stop on David Ave. - Details coming soon
  4. North Fremont Bike and Pedestrian Access and Safety Improvement Project - bidding takes place early spring 2018 - learn more about this project: monterey.org/NFremontBikePed and sign up for email updates.

Ongoing

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