Posted on: September 1, 2017

September Newsletter Now Available on Website

4th Annual Welcome Back 2017 - Audience -6

The Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department partnered with Modesto City Schools to distribute more than 800 backpacks to local school aged children at James Marshall Park.

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Modesto Fire Chief Appointed

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Chief Ernst is a 26 year veteran of the fire service
with well-rounded and results-driven experience, he began his career in Modestoas a firefighter in 1997.  Chief Ernst has successfully held every rank in
the fire department which ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Public Works' Streets Crew to Slurry Seal Woodland Avenue Area

Woodland Avenue Slurry Seal Map

The work will begin on September 19, 2017, and should be completed by October 4, 2017.

Slurry seal is a mixture of asphalt emulsion, sand and rock, which applied to the street surface at an average of 1/4 inch thickness.  Slurry seal is a quick an...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Paper Shredding Event

Paper Shredding Event October 7, 2017 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Free shredding at the following location:

1625 McHenry Avenue, Modesto (former Long's Drugs location) 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (or until full)

For questions, please contact:  209-577-4595

Program Gui...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Service Fees for Credit Card Use Added to Some City Payments Starting September

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Modesto City Council voted on July 11, 2017 to approve a resolution assessing a service fee of 2.4% for all debit and credit card transactions, excluding utility services on regular monthly utility bills, parking garage fees and transit fare media transac...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2017

City Awarded $1 Million Dollar Grant for Youth Soccer

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The California Department of Parks and Recreation Youth Soccer and Development Program has awarded $1 million to the City of Modesto for the proposed Carpenter Road Area Soccer Complex. The complex is located in the Tuolumne River Regional Park, and will ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Beat the Heat @ Modesto Cooling Centers

In the interest of resident safety during this heatwave, please be aware of the official cooling zones throughout our county.

Cooling center locations in Modesto: 

Salvation Army Social Services & Church

625 "I" Street

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

City Works To Reduce Dig-Ins to Gas Lines

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Digging into gas pipelines can have serious safety consequences that can be avoided by calling 811 or using 811express.com. 811 is the federally-designated call-before-you-dig number that helps homeowners and professionals avoid damaging vital utilities. ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2017

Interim Fire Chief Appointed

The City of Modesto announced today the appointment of Alan Ernst, Operations Division Chief, as Interim Fire Chief. Chief Ernst is a 20-year veteran of the Modesto Fire Department, beginning his career as a firefighter and promoting through the ranks.

“Wi...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Central Valley Airporter Provides Service to SFO

Central Valley Transporter Map to SFP

New to Modesto! Starting this month, the Central Valley Airporter transporation service will provide rides to those flying out of San Francisco. This service will operate on a daily set schedule from Modesto to SFO. 

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City Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

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On January 1, 2017, the City of Modesto implemented a new Water Rate Assistance Program that offers eligible residents a reduced monthly base service charge for water. Customers that meet the eligibility guidelines found online, will save $10 per billing ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2016

City Receives 60K Grant for Recycling Efforts

The Solid Waste Division of the City of Modesto’s Public Works Department was recently awarded a grant from CalRecycle in the amount of $52,919.00 to provide education, advertising and recycling resources in the our community.

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City Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Litigation Between Stanislaus Foods & City of Modesto Settled

On October 4th, the Modesto City Council approved an agreement and introduced an ordinance that ended litigation between the City and Stanislaus Foods. The litigation involved a dispute over fees charged for sewer services and the availability of treatmen...Read on...

City Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Help Plan the Renovation of Ralston Tower Park

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A Design Workshop will be held on October 18th from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm at the Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem Street.  The Design Workshop will focus on the proposed improvements to the park and discuss the concept designs for the park. &nbs...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Financial Assistance is Available for City of Modesto Recreation Programs

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Recreation is for everyone! Financial Assistance now available for kids, disabled adults and seniors for all City of Modesto Recreation programs. The Recreation Leisure Bucks Financial Assistance Program is for disadvantaged individuals, disabled individu...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

City Receives Outstanding Achievement Award for Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association Award

For the second consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has given an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting to the City of Modesto. The Award for Outstanding Achi...

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Homepage Featured News
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

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On January 1, 2017, the City of Modesto implemented a new Water Rate Assistance Program that offers eligible residents a reduced monthly base service charge for water. Customers that meet the eligibility guidelines found online, will save $10 per billing ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Help Plan the Renovation of Ralston Tower Park

Ralston Tower Park - Renovation Flyer

A Design Workshop will be held on October 18th from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm at the Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem Street.  The Design Workshop will focus on the proposed improvements to the park and discuss the concept designs for the park. &nbs...

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Parks, Recreation & Neighborhoods
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Dance Classes for all ages are being offered at the Modesto Senior Citizens Center

 All ages are welcome to discover their inner
dancers at the City of Modesto Senior Citizens Center! A variety of dancestyles are offered: from Belly Dance to a variety of performance dance classes
featuring ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop. Cla...

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Parks, Recreation & Neighborhoods
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Kidz Love Soccer Registration Now Open

 The
City of Modesto Parks Recreation and Neighborhoods Department is sponsoringSoccer classes for youth.  Introduce your
child to the exciting game of soccer through fun games and equipment.Instruction is given for each a...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

City of Modesto Free Paper Shredding Event

Please join us on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 8am to 12pm (or until full).  We will be at 1625 McHenry Avenue (the old Longs Drugs Store location).  Look for the Pacific Shredding trucks.  All paper received will be shredded...

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Recycling News
Posted on: September 7, 2017

City of Modesto Waste Tire Amnesty Events

With a coupon, City of Modesto residents will be able to recycle up to nine tires, at no cost, per each amnesty event.  Residents will self-haul their car, truck or motorcycle tires to their local waste hauler, Bertolotti Disposal or Gilton Resou...

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Recycling News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

City of Modesto Business Recycling Award Winners

This year’s response was overwhelming! Businesses and organizations challenged themselves to look for creative and innovative ways to become “greener”, conserve valuable resources and reduce their carbon footprint. 

The winners for their commitmen...

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Recycling News

Posted on: September 12, 2017

Public Works' Streets Crew to Slurry Seal Woodland Avenue Area

Woodland Avenue Slurry Seal Map

The work will begin on September 19, 2017, and should be completed by October 4, 2017.

Slurry seal is a mixture of asphalt emulsion, sand and rock, which applied to the street surface at an average of 1/4 inch thickness.  Slurry seal is a quick an...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

New Route & Schedule Changes

Latest Route and Schedule Changes went into effect 7/3/16. Visit our website for more information.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Bus Passes Available at Buddy's Mail Room

New Pass Outlet - Buddy's Mail Room now selling monthly bus passes.

Buddy's Mail Room
2900 Standiford Ave, #16BModesto, California

Phone Number: 209-578-6666

Store Hours Monday 8:30AM–6:30PMTuesday 8:30AM–6:30PM
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