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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.
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.
In partnership with the City of Monterey and other local agencies, the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau created a comprehensive Monterey Car Week packet of resources along with a guide to the events. Monterey Car Week, August 18 – 26, is one of the biggest annual events on the Peninsula. With tens of thousands of visitors expected, traffic and parking will be impacted.
City Manager Hans Uslar today announced the hiring of Ms. Lauren Lai as the new City of Monterey Finance Director. This executive position became vacant after former Finance Director Julie Porter retired in March 2018. The City’s recruitment attracted many qualified applicants from California and out of state.
The Monterey Sports Center invites the public to a free lecture, Massage & Wellness, by massage therapist, Paul David Tuff, on Saturday, August 25 at 1:30 p.m. in Studio 1. Learn how to manage pain while enhancing your exercise performance. The event includes free chair massages performed by alumni of the MPC Massage Therapy Program.
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Museum and Cultural Arts Commission Meeting
The Museum of Cultural Arts Commission meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
The October 22, 2018 Museums & Cultural Arts Commission Agenda Packet is now available. To view the packet, please visit the following links:
Planning Commission Meeting
The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
The October 23, 2018 Planning Commission Meeting Agenda has been published and is available to view at the link below:
To view reports for specific items, please click the corresponding titles on the Agenda.
To view the October 22, 2018 Planning Commission field trip agenda, please visit the link below:
City Council Study Session
The City Council Study Session meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web. Study session meetings are used to provide information to the City Council and answer their questions to clarify issues. Study Sessions provide a setting for informal discussions between staff, consultants, board, commission, committee members and the City Council regarding specific programs, projects or policies. Council does not take formal action on the items.
This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 24. Please check back 72 hours prior to the meeting time to be sure that the meeting is taking place, and to view the agenda materials.
City Council Study Session (Alternate Date)
This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 31 (alternate date). Please check back 72 hours prior to the meeting time to be sure that the meeting is taking place, and to view the agenda materials.
Zoning Administrator Meeting
The Zoning Administrator meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
This meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 1st. Please check back 72 hours prior to the meeting time to be sure that the meeting is taking place, and to view the agenda materials.
The New Monterey Conference Center