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The City of Monterey will be pruning trees and shrubs along the Fremont Street medians on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8 and 9. On Tuesday, the eastbound center lane (Camino El Estero towards Camino Aguajito) will be closed. Work will continue on Wednesday, with the westbound center lane closed (Camino Aguajito towards Camino El Estero). The work will occur between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Take alternate routes to avoid traffic delays. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
The City of Monterey has opened a recruitment for City Manager. The City is working with Ralph Andersen & Associates to run an open recruitment. Therefore any qualified candidate is eligible to apply. This recruitment will close on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Candidates are encouraged to apply via email to Ralph Andersen & Associates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please feel free to give HR a call at (831) 646-3765 if you have any questions.
Thank you to all of the volunteers who came out to our Arbor Day event! We hosted two volunteer tree planting projects at Quarry Park and Laguna Grande Park last Friday. We planted Sycamores, Buckeyes, Western Redbud, Monterey Pine and Big Leaf Maples. Monterey celebrated being an Arbor Day Foundation "Tree City USA" for 36 years. More info: https://www.monterey.org/Portals/0/Newsroom/2018/18_0423-Arbor-Day-CelebrationNR.pdf?ver=2018-04-23-093715-837
On April 26, 2018 at approximately 4:40PM, the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT), with the assistance of the Seaside Police Department, Marina Police Department, California Highway Patrol, and the US Drug Enforcement Administration, served a search warrant in the 1500 block of Vallejo Street in the City of Seaside. During the search, Investigators located thirteen ounces of methamphetamine, narcotics packaging materials, a loaded handgun, and over $35,000 in cash. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
Are you a resident, employee, or community member in Monterey County? Join the discussion about fair housing! We want to hear from you about your experiences with housing discrimination and difficulties finding housing at four community workshops held around Monterey County: Thursday, May 24 in Salinas, Tuesday, June 29 in Monterey, Wednesday, June 20 in Castroville and Thursday, June 23 in Gonzales: WORKSHOP FLYERS IN ENGLISH & SPANISH
The New Monterey Conference Center
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.
The May 22, 2018 Planning Commission Meeting Agenda has been published and is available to view at the link below:
To view reports for specific items, please click the corresponding titles on the Agenda.
The Planning Commission will conduct a field trip on May 21, 2018 to review the May 22, 2018 Planning Commission meeting agenda. To view the field trip agenda, please go to the link below:
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.
This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23. Please check back 72 hours prior to the meeting time to be sure that the meeting is taking place, and to view the agenda materials.
05/09/2018: Community Input Wanted For Public Use of a Portion of the Coast Guard Pier
The City of Monterey will host a community discussion about a proposed project to develop a portion of the Coast Guard Pier for public use. Please join the discussion on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at 580 Pacific Street to help guide policy makers in creating the best-use facility for residents and visitors of Monterey’s waterfront.
City Offices Closed Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day
City offices will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 28. In an emergency, please call 911. For non-emergencies, call 646-3914.
City Council Study Session (Alternate Date)
This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 30 (alternate date). Please check back 72 hours prior to the meeting time to be sure that the meeting is taking place, and to view the agenda materials.
(6/2/2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
05/14/2018: Monterey Community Band Spring Concert, June 3, 2018
The Monterey Community Band presents: “Bernstein - 100 years”, a tribute to a great 20th century composer, conductor and social activist. The concert will also feature Bernstein’s contemporaries, Stephen Sondheim, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Soloist, Jeffrey Thompson will croon beautiful ballads accompanied by pianist George Peterson. Harpist extraordinaire Pamela Schotz will perform solo and with the band. Come hear Monterey’s best conducted by Kristen Thompson on Sunday, June 3 at 2:00 p.m. at the Monterey Peninsula College Music Room.
City Council Meeting
City Council meetings are open public forums where the Council makes local laws, policies, and basic decisions relating to the City. The Monterey City Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
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.
This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 6th. Please check back 72 hours prior to the meeting time to be sure that the meeting is taking place, and to view the agenda materials.
Old Monterey Foundation to hold its first free lecture: “E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit” on Friday, June 8, 2018
For the fifth year, Old Monterey Foundation is pleased to launch its season of free lecture events as part of its 2018 Lecture Series sponsored by The Marcia F. Devoe Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County.
IMAGE: Drying Sails, 1926, oil on canvas. Monterey Museum of Art, bequest of Robert J. Dwyer, 2010.017.
Exhibition organized by the Pasadena Museum of California Art