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

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    City Manager's Blog 11-18-19

    The year 2019 has brought us many new and exciting projects; one of those being the opening of our city’s now acclaimed Modesto Outdoor Emergency Shelter (MOES). Read on...
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    October City Manager's Report

    Much work was accomplished as part of the Capital Improvement Program in the month of October, and I’m pleased to present updates on the major efforts underway to serve our community. Read on...
  3. City Manager Blog November 13, 2019

    Final Investigation into April 2018 Accident

    After a 2018 workplace incident, the City performed three investigations aimed at learning what went wrong, and how accidents like this could be avoided in the future. We’re sharing the results of this safety report out of an abundance of transparency. Read on...
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    City Manager's Blog 11-8-19

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awards Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to entitlement communities to carry out a wide range of community development activities directed toward... Read on...
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    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...