City Honors & Awards

Modesto. The name of our city is derived from the Spanish word, "Modest," but as you can see, we have a lot to brag about! Here, we chronicle our awards and recognition. Find out all the ways Modesto is a terrific place to live, work and play.

Featured Articles

  1. artist sketch of downtown modesto

    City Manager's Blog 7-19-19

    The Downtown Master Plan is beginning to gain momentum. This past June, the City Council approved hiring an outside consultant Opticos Design for $210,000 to aid in the creation of this plan. Read on...
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    City Manager's Blog 7-15-19

    Homelessness is unique to every city that we visit or live in, and is something that cannot be solved overnight or with a simple fix. Here in Modesto there are an estimated 1,400 homeless people, and we're working hard to address their unique needs. Read on...
  3. Pie chart with photo of Police Department and Fire Truck

    City Manager's Blog 7-1-19

    Today marks the official start of a new fiscal year, and recently the Modesto City Council adopted a stable, balanced budget with the intention of providing for critical infrastructure and services. Read on...
  4. city beat - July Featured News

    July City Beat

    July e-Newsletter Now Available! Subscribe to our citywide email newsletter today and receive updates on the latest news, blogs, events and more. Read on...
  5. CM Monthly Report Graphic

    City Manager's Monthly Update - June 2019

    City Manager's monthly update to council & our community now available! Read on...