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. CM Monthly Report Graphic

    City Manager's Monthly Report

    City Manager's monthly update to council & our community now available. Read on...
  2. Image of water pail watering plants

    New Watering Schedule

    Effective April 1st - October 31st, the City of Modesto will be implementing a new watering schedule. Read on...
  3. StratPlan-Town-Hall-Meetings

    Citywide Strategic Plan Town Hall Meetings

    The City of Modesto will be hosting a series of special Town Hall Meetings to help develop the city’s next strategic plan. The strategic plan will outline a set of multi-year goals focused on the city’s commitment to the community. Read on...
  4. City Beat-march

    March e-Newsletter now available!

    Subscribe to our city-wide email newsletter today and receive updates on the latest news, blogs, events and more. Read on...
  5. Up with the People-image

    Up with People is coming to Modesto

    Up with People is coming to Modesto, CA from March 18-25, 2019. UWP is global education organization that empowers young people to be positive agents of change in their communities and the world. Read on...