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 Managers Monthly Report for April 2020

    April City Manager's Report

    Despite the COVID-19 virus, much work was accomplished as part of the Capital Improvement Program in the month of April, and I’m pleased to present updates on the major efforts underway to serve our community. Read on...
  2. Tenth Street Place City Hall

    Reopening City Hall

    Tenth Street Place, which acts as the main hub for City of Modesto offices, will reopen to the public on Monday, May 18 for business that cannot be conducted on-line, or by phone. The City will resume normal business hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Read on...
  3. Homepage Homemade Map Project

    Share Your Homemade Neighborhood Maps

    As many of us remain indoors due to shelter-in-place orders, we invite you to draw a map of your neighborhood in ways that are important to you and also represent your temporary daily life. Read on...
  4. Effective, Responsive & Transparent Government Logo

    COVID-19 and the Budget

    In the midst of this pandemic, the Modesto leadership team is keeping an eye on this year’s budget, and also trying to develop a balanced budget for the next fiscal year. The impact we are projecting this to have on our current year budget is profound. Continue reading...
  5. City Beat-May

    May City Beat

    May 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...
  6. Baseline COVID-19 Testing Site

    Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing

    Baseline COVID-19 testing program is now available in Salida! The drive-through testing is free, but completing the pre-screen is required. Read on...
  7. 2-1-1

    Help is a call or click away

    2-1-1 connects community members to information about critical health and human services available in their community through an easy to remember telephone number and through an online resource database. Read on...