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

  1. 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...
  2. HUD Audit Cover Sheet Image

    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...
  3. City Manager Monthly Report April 2019

    City Manager's Monthly Update Now Available

    The City Manager has released his monthly report to the community on progress toward capital projects in September 2019. Read on...
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    Regional Best Projects Award

    Congratulations to the City of Modesto Utilities Department and its project team for receiving the Engineering News Report’s Award of Merit, for its portion of the North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program Read on...
  5. Public Outreach for Community Survey and Strategic Plan

    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...