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On December 10th, 2017 at 8:46PM, Marina Police Officers responded to a report of an adult male with a gunshot wound on Reservation Rd. Further investigation revealed the male had been shot during an attempted robbery on West Bay St. in Sand City. The victim was transported to Natividad Medical Center with a non life threatening injury.
The 25th annual First Night Monterey community celebration of the arts kicks off at 3 PM on Sunday, December 31st on Pacific Street and Colton Lawn with Kids’ Night Out! This alcohol-free, family New Year’s Eve celebration continues to midnight and features a procession, live music and interactive art activities in downtown Monterey at both inside and outside locations all within walking distance. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
Monterey, CA. – City Manager Mike McCarthy has tendered his resignation to the City Council and the City Council accepted it on December 19, 2017. Hans Uslar will continue as Acting City Manager. The City Council will hold a Special Meeting this Friday, December 22, to consider appointing Hans Uslar as the Interim City Manager.
“The Council and I have great confidence in Hans and the strong City team,” said Mayor Clyde Roberson. “During this transition, our excellent staff will continue providing the highest standard of service to our residents, businesses and the community.”
On December 17, 2017, at approximately 9:06 p.m., Monterey Police Officers responded to a 911 call from a family member that Andrew Lee Jones (DOB 4/26/77) was agitated and armed with a knife and firearm in the 100 block of Surf Way. During the preliminary investigation, it appears that as officers responded to the call, Jones shot at the officers. Two officers, a 15-year veteran and a 12-year veteran, returned fire. The officers were not injured. Jones, who has a prior felony criminal history in another state, was struck and transported to a trauma center where he is expected to survive.
Glad to be a part of @Environment America's Mayors for Solar Energy statement! Cities and towns can lead the way to a clean energy future.
The New Monterey Conference Center
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 Museums and Cultural Arts Agenda Packet for April 23, 2018 now available to view, visit links below:
CANCELLED - 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.
This meeting is cancelled.
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.
The April 25, 2018, Study Session agenda has been posted as is available to view on I-SEARCH at the following link:
Sister City Dubrovnik, Croatia - Du-Motion Runner's Day Dubrovnik, April 28-29, 2018
#Monterey getting ready to celebrate a unique #sistercity event in beautiful Dubrovnik, Croatia, with a runner exchange between @BSIMEvents and @DuMotion Runners' Day Dubrovnik, April 28-29!
City Council Meeting
City Council meetings are open public forums where the Council makes local laws, policies, and basic decisions relating to the City. The Monterey City Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
Architectural Review Committee (ARC)
The Architecture Review Committee meets on the first and third Wednesday 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.
This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 2nd. 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, May 3rd. 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.