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10 July 2017
07/10/2017: City of Monterey Accepting Special Event Grant Program Proposals

07/10/2017: City of Monterey Accepting Special Event Grant Program Proposals

The City of Monterey will be accepting applications for a Mid-Year Special Event Grant Program until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017 for events scheduled during Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (Sep 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018).

07 July 2017
07/07/17: City of Monterey Records Monterey Pop Festival Memories

07/07/17: City of Monterey Records Monterey Pop Festival Memories

The City of Monterey is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Monterey International Pop Festival and the Summer of Love by launching a “community stories” series. Twenty-one community members recorded their memories about attending the iconic festival. News Release in PDF

02 July 2017
06/30/2017: Monterey Police Lobby to Close for Construction

06/30/2017: Monterey Police Lobby to Close for Construction

The Monterey Police Department Records Lobby will be closed for construction on July 6, 2017 and is expected to reopen mid-August 2017. A temporary Records lobby will be located in the modular building in the rear Police parking lot. The temporary lobby will be open Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

26 June 2017
06/26/2017: July 4th in Monterey Press Conference

06/26/2017: July 4th in Monterey Press Conference

JULY 4th IN MONTEREY PRESS CONFERENCE - Enjoy a Full Day of July 4 th Festivities in Monterey - MEDIA ADVISORY IN PDF

BE THERE TO HEAR A SHORT, EYE-WITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST FOURTH OF JULY IN MONTEREY, AND SEE THE SPANISH VERSION OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE READ AT THE FIRST FOURTH OF JULY IN MONTEREY.

23 June 2017
06/23/2017: City of Monterey Earns Honors at Clean Air Awards Ceremony

06/23/2017: City of Monterey Earns Honors at Clean Air Awards Ceremony

The City of Monterey was honored with two awards and a third nomination at the Clean Air Leaders Awards Ceremony last night, hosted by the Monterey Bay Air Resources District. The awards recognize initiatives undertaken by individuals, organizations and agencies in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties.

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.

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November 27:

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 - This week work will be at the intersection of Franklin and Larkin streets - 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 continues. 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 continues on Webster Street and Munras Avenue Sunday - Thursday, 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. MEASURE P ADA Signaling Intersections, Phase 1 - coming in January
  2. El Estero Streetscape, Phase 3 - adding parallel parking spaces - details coming soon. This work should be completed within 30 days.
  3. Street lights on Franklin - Details coming soon
  4. Sidewalk work at bus stop on David Ave. - Details coming soon
  5. 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.