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04 December 2019
12/04/2019: Monterey Model Wins Army Partnership Award

12/04/2019: Monterey Model Wins Army Partnership Award

An intergovernmental support agreement (IGSA) between the cities of Monterey and Seaside’s Presidio Municipal Service Agency (PMSA) and Presidio of Monterey (POM) has earned a 2019 Army Community Partnership Award from the Department of the Army. Known as the Monterey Model, the public-public partnership has been a nationwide benchmark for other communities with defense installations since its start in 1998. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

25 November 2019
Monterey Fire Department Toy Drive and Food Drive

Monterey Fire Department Toy Drive and Food Drive

Working in conjuntion with the Kiwani's Santa Project to provide toys to boys and girls, the Monterey Fire Department has begun its annual Toy Drive. They currently have toy barrels at the Fire Stations below (all except 16 at the Airport):

  • FS11 - 600 Pacific Street, Monterey
  • FS12 - 582 Hawthorne, Monterey
  • FS13 - 401 Dela Vina, Monterey
  • FS14 - 600 Pine Avenue, PG
  • FS15 - 6th Avenue, Carmel by the Sea

In addition, the City will have Food Bank of Monterey County barrels around City Hall and the Fire Departments for people to donate non-perishable items. For more information, the Food Bank phone number is (831) 758-1523. 

24 November 2019
11/22/2019: Accepting Applications for Parks and Recreation Commission and Library Board of Trustees
15 November 2019
11/15/2019: Narcotics Arrest

11/15/2019: Narcotics Arrest

On November 13, 2019 at 1:50 PM, PRVNT assisted the Monterey County Probation Department with a probation search of the residence of Michael Ordonez in the 1700 block of Hilton Street in Seaside. During the search, a large amount of narcotics, drug sales indicia, and cash were located. A stolen purse from a theft in Salinas and an expandable baton were also recovered. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

15 November 2019
11-15-2019: Robbery and Theft Arrests

11-15-2019: Robbery and Theft Arrests

On November 14, 2019 at 11:57 AM, Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the Starbucks at 2020 Del Monte Avenue regarding a report of a theft of a laptop computer. The victim reported he was inside the business when two suspects entered and stole his laptop computer from the table he was sitting at. One suspect took the computer while the other held the business door open to aid in their escape. Both suspects fled on foot and entered a waiting dark colored sedan. The sedan then fled the area and was not located. NEWS RELEASE AND PHOTOS IN PDF

14 November 2019
Thanksgiving Break Camps at the Monterey Sports Center
08 November 2019
Accepting Applications for Various City of Monterey Board and Commissions - Apply by Monday, December 2, 2019
06 November 2019
Notice of public meeting: Technical workshop and community meeting for 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan 2020-2021 for housing and community development programs.

Notice of public meeting: Technical workshop and community meeting for 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan 2020-2021 for housing and community development programs.

The City of Monterey is in the process of preparing its Five-Year Consolidated Plan, required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The City anticipates receiving approximately $5M in funds over the next 5 years. The Consolidated Plan provides a strategy for addressing critical community development needs of City residents. Annual Action Plans summarize the actions, activities, and resources that will be used to address priority community needs and goals identified by the Consolidated Plan.

Activities eligible for CDBG funding for low- and moderate- income families and neighborhoods include:

  • Community services
  • Economic development assistance
  • Improvements to public infrastructure and facilities
  • Homelessness
  • Affordable housing

Applicants for funding for the 2020-2021 Action Plan year are required to attend a planned Technical Assistance Workshop to understand funding restrictions and obtain guidance regarding funding application completion and submittal.

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