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. City Manager Monthly Report April 2019

    City Manager's Monthly Update Now Available

    The City Manager has released his monthly report to the community on progress toward capital projects in September 2019. Read on...
  2. 132 Homepage Featured News

    Work on 132 Has Begun

    Today marks the ground breaking ceremony for the project, which is over 60-years in the making. Read on...
  3. Image of North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program

    Regional Best Projects Award

    Congratulations to the City of Modesto Utilities Department and its project team for receiving the Engineering News Report’s Award of Merit, for its portion of the North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program Read on...
  4. Public Outreach for Community Survey and Strategic Plan

    CSU Stanislaus Presents Final Report to Council

    A team of faculty and students from CSU Stanislaus has analyzed the 2019 Community Survey responses and presented the report to the Modesto City Council in October. This survey was part of the effort to gain public input on the Strategic Planning process. Read on...
  5. Mayor&#39s Town Hall Meeting

    City Manager's Blog 9-26-19

    The city of Modesto’s strategic plan is getting closer to completion! Since last year we have been working to gather information from citywide town hall meetings, focus groups and our community survey on community priorities for Council consideration. Read on...