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On Monday June 11, 2018 at 12:33 AM, the Monterey Police Department received a call of an attempted residential burglary in the 400 block of English Avenue in Monterey. The suspect attempted to enter an occupied residence but was unsuccessful. The homeowner of the residence yelled at the suspect and the suspect fled on foot. The suspect was reported to be holding a handgun.
The Public Works Department is hiring for a part-time Parts Clerk in the Fleet Division. For more information, please refer to the job flyer and fill out a job application.
On June 8th, 2018 at 10:36 AM, the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team and Monterey County Probation Department conducted a probation compliance check in the 1400 Block of Mescal St. in Seaside. As a result, 56 year old Eric Campbell was arrested for an outstanding $80,000 arrest warrant. During a subsequent investigation, a homemade destructive device was located. The device was rendered safe with the assistance of the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad. At the conclusion of the investigation, both Eric and his 56 year old twin brother, Cedric Campbell, were arrested for felon in possession of ammunition, possession of a destructive device and violation of probation.
The Monterey Police Department is now using the Nixle alert system to notify community members of critical information. The Nixle alert system is in use by many government agencies across the U.S. and allows the MPD to make notifications via text message, social media, and email. The system will allow people to receive information and updates on events, public safety emergencies, dangerous weather, and traffic advisories.
The Monterey City Council recently approved the merging of the Parks Division with the Recreation Division to create a new Parks and Recreation Department. The Community Services Department was dissolved to make these changes possible.
Improve transportation outcomes for everyone
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