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24 March 2021
Free Community Wildfire Preparedness Webinars

Free Community Wildfire Preparedness Webinars

Registration is now open for Fire Safe Council for Monterey County's Free Community Wildfire Webinar Series, intended to give you information on how to prepare for wildfires, to help protect lives, property, and resources:

  • Living With Wildfire by Hardening Your Home on Thursday, April 1, 5:30-6:30 p.m. REGISTER
  • Creating Effective Defensible Space on Wednesday, April 14, 5:30-6:30 p.m. REGISTER
  • PG&E and Wildfire Safety on Thursday, April 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m. REGISTER
  • Moving Towards a Fire-resilient Landscape, Thursday, May 6, 5:30-6:30 pm REGISTER 
  • Emergency Planning and Preparing for Evacuations, Thursday, May 13, 5:30-6:30 pm  REGISTER

The webinars are hosted by the Carmel Valley Wildfire Mitigation Project with Thriving Earth Exchange, and the information provided will apply in essentially any area subject to wildfires. MORE DETAILS ON ALL WEBINARS

04 March 2021
03/04/2021: City of Monterey Presents a Community Observance "Tree of Hearts" Marking One Year of the Pandemic

03/04/2021: City of Monterey Presents a Community Observance "Tree of Hearts" Marking One Year of the Pandemic

March 13, 2021 marks one year since the City Manager declared a local emergency due to the coronavirus. In heartfelt memory of the community lives lost to Covid-19, and in admiration, appreciation, and care to healthcare workers, public safety workers, teachers, all frontline workers including those in grocery, farm, non-profit, businesses, partner agencies, as well as anyone struggling financially or otherwise due to the pandemic, the City of Monterey City Council and Staff wish to say, “We care and we hope you feel supported. Thank you for helping us get through this crisis. We continue to make good progress, as we start to see signs that the end of the pandemic is in sight. Monterey remains strong, thanks to so many local community heroes.”  NEWS RELEASE | FLYER IN ENGLISH | FLYER IN SPANISH 

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08 January 2021
Fire Prevention Tips from Monterey Fire
04 January 2021
Outdoor Dining and the Safe Use of Heaters

Outdoor Dining and the Safe Use of Heaters

UPDATE 2, 12/22/2020 - Please see the link to a resources list - https://conta.cc/37H4SUX

UPDATE - Here's the link to the video from the presentation - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y24TQ9n1OWw - thanks to everyone who attended!

Use of Temporary Structures for Outdoor Business Operations - guidance from the California Department of Public Health

03 September 2020
Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration, Greenbelt Fuel Reduction Project

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration, Greenbelt Fuel Reduction Project

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION

September 3, 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Monterey has prepared a Mitigated Negative Declaration, pursuant to the requirements of CEQA, for the Greenbelt Fuel Reduction Project.

The proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study, as well as referenced documents, are available for review on the City website at: https://www.monterey.org/Services/Community-Development/Planning and by appointment at the City of Monterey, Planning Office, Colton Hall, 1st Floor, 570 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940. To make an appointment, contact Christy Sabdo at the email address below.

In accordance with time limits mandated by State law, written comments on this Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study will be accepted from: September 3, 2020 through October 5, 2020.

A public hearing for this project will be held on: October 27, 2020

Notice of Intent | Initial Study 

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Administrative Office
Monterey Fire Department
610 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone: (831) 646-3900
Fax: (831) 646-3723
Non-Emergency: (831) 646-3914

Fire Prevention Bureau
Phone: (831) 646-3908
Email: Fireprevention@monterey.org


Infectious Control Officers
Primary: Jim Courtney
(831) 646-6965
Secondary: Gaudenz Panholzer
(831) 646-6957 
Alternate: On-Duty Division Chief
(831) 901-5002