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Residential property owners are not allowed to advertise short-term rentals in the City of Monterey's residential zoning districts. The Monterey City Code (MCC), Section § 22-19.5 "Advertisement of short-term rentals" ordinance was passed by the Monterey City Council in April 2017.
CALL IF YOU CAN, TEXT IF YOU CAN'T... that is the message being spread by Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito County emergency communications centers. You can now text 911 to reach emergency responders in the tri-county area. Texting to 9-1-1 can be a benefit to those who are hearing impaired or in a situation where calling may put them at a greater risk such as domestic violence, while hiding from an intruder, or in a vehicle being driven by a drunk driver.
Texting 9-1-1 should be used as a last resort as calling 9-1-1 is faster; text messages can take longer to receive and may come in out of sequence. Location accuracy isn’t always as good as calling and, if you’re roaming or the text can’t get through, it will bounce back with a message saying “call 9-1-1."
Currently there are no language translation services available; all text messages to 9-1-1 must be in English using the Latin (regular) character set. The text messages should not include acronyms, emojis, or photos and they cannot be sent as a group message.
If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled and the service is unavailable, use a teletypewriter or TTY if available.
The Zumbini program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of bonding, learning and fun! Zumbini classes always include a parent or legal guardian for each child. After registering, please contact Group Exercise Coordinator, Lauri Ataide at 646-3739 or firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions on how to purchase the $35 Zumbini class bundle needed for class (includes songbook/lyrics for class songs and a plush doll modeled after the main character). All other class instruments/equipment will be provided.
The Monterey Community Band welcome’s all musicians that can read music well, provide their own band instrument and can commit to making rehearsals and performances. The new season begins Monday, September 11, 2017. Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings at the Monterey High School Music Room. Down Beat is at 6:45 p.m. Band Director is Kristen Thompson. The band performs at two concerts yearly and community events as well.
Planning Commission Meeting
The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
City Council Study Session
The City Council Study Session meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
STUDY SESSION meetings are used to provide information to the City Council and answer their questions to clarify issues. Study Sessions provide a setting for informal discussions between staff, consultants, board, commission, committee members and the City Council regarding specific programs, projects or policies. Council does not take formal action on the items.
10/09/2017: Survey Will Help Create a Plan for Public Art in Downtown - We Need Your Input! Survey results presented at November 16th Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting
The role of public art in a community can take on many facets. The City of Monterey Community Services Department wants to hear from you about how public art can enhance Downtown Monterey. All residents are encouraged to participate in the survey. https://cityofmonterey.typeform.com/to/oMZUVC
10/05/2017: Zumba Halloween Dance Party, October 31
Join the Monterey Sports Center for our Zumba Halloween Dance Party and wear your favorite costume! Two classes to choose from…10:30am to 12:00pm with Alejandra, Emi and Sharon and 8:00 to 9:00pm with Travis and Ali. For further information contact Lauri Ataide at x3739 or at email@example.com.
Architectural Review Committee (ARC)
The Architecture Review Committee meets on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
Zoning Administrator Meeting
The Zoning Administrator meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
The City of Monterey’s Parks and Recreation Commission invites your input on dogs in parks in Monterey.
We need your input! Please take a quick survey about dogs in parks. Thank you for your feedback!