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Modesto, California

Ballot Measures

Measure To promote efficiency, transparency, and modernization of City government, shall the Charter of the City of Modesto be amended to increase and clarify the powers and duties of the City Auditor, create a permanent audit committee, change the timing of the mayoral election to coincide with the statewide primary and general election, adjust the timeline for preparation and adoption of the annual budget, and make several other minor changes?
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Metered Water Rates

Your City of Modesto water bill for metered service includes a base charge for maintenance and improvements of our water system. Charges for metered rate water service consist of a base charge and a water consumption charge determined by water usage. Meter SizeMonthly Rate. 5/8 through 3/4 Inch Meter$25.44. 1...
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Flat Water Rates

The Flat rate for water service varies based on your lot size. The table below will show you the monthly rate per lot size. Rates are intended to recover the costs of unmetered customers’ share of the estimated usage and other related costs. Other Resources. Customers interested in learning ways...
ECONOMY

Active Employees

This information applies to City of Modesto Employees under MCEA, MPNSA, MCMA, MPOA, MPMA and Unrepresented employees only. Selecting a health plan for yourself and your family is one of the most important decisions you will make. This decision involves balancing the premium cost of each plan, along with other features, such as access to doctors and hospitals, pharmacy services, and maximum out of pocket expenses. Open enrollment is October 1, 2021 through October 29, 2021. Changes made became effective January 1, 2022.
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Retirees

This information applies to City of Modesto retired employees only. Selecting a health plan for yourself and your family is one of the most important decisions you will make. This decision involves balancing the premium cost of each plan, along with other features, such as access to doctors and hospitals, pharmacy services, and maximum out-of-pocket expenses. This is your opportunity to evaluate your needs and determine which plan is right for you and your family for the next year. During Open Enrollment you can make the following changes to your City’s health plan:
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MCFFA

CalPERS three PPO plans, PERSCare, PERS Choice, and PERS Select, will transition to two plans, PERS Platinum and PERS Gold. Effective January 1, 2022, Employees that are currently enrolled in PERSCare or PERS Choice will transition to the PERS Platinum health plan. PERS Select members will transition to PERS Gold. Please refer to the rate sheet to see your new rate.
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Capital Facilities Fees (CFF)

Capital Facilities Fees (CFF) are impact fees established to mitigate the impacts of new development as outlined in §66000 of the California Government Code. These fees may be used for the purchase, construction, expansion, rehabilitation, or acquisition of public facilities. CFF programs are updated every 5 years. CFF are due...
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General Plan 2050 Comprehensive Update

The City of Modesto is preparing a comprehensive update to the Urban Area General Plan, which guides City decisions about growth, development, transportation, jobs, housing, parks, shopping, services, and more. The last time Modesto’s General Plan was updated comprehensively was in 1995. This update process will look toward the City’s long-term future to reflect the issues, ideas, and aspirations of today, and plan ahead toward the year 2050.
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Upcoming Watering Schedule

Outdoor watering accounts for about a third of the average family's water use. With calls for cities to reduce water consumption by 25% after California's historic drought, cities came up with new ways to encourage efficient water use. By creating a watering schedule, the City of Modesto has effectively reduced...
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Watering Schedule

Outdoor water use prohibited daily from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM. No outdoor water use on Monday. Download Printable Watering Schedule (PDF) Outdoor watering accounts for about a third of the average family's water use. With calls for cities to reduce water consumption by 25% after California's historic drought, cities came up with new ways to encourage efficient water use.
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

In partnership with Stanislaus County Public Health, the City of Modesto has opened a COVID-19 Vaccine clinic at the Modesto Centre Plaza. Details can be found on the County's Public Health website and below. For additional information, call the County's Public Health call center at (209) 558-7535. Who is eligible:
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Economic Development

Modesto OpenAir Temporary Outdoor Dining Initiative. The Modesto OpenAir Temporary Outdoor Dining Initiative is a response to Governor Newsom’s July 1, 2020 and the Stanislaus County Public Health order of July 13, 2020 prohibiting indoor food service. Restaurants may use this opportunity to expand seating outdoors to remain open while mitigating the spread of COVID-19.
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District 2 - Tony Madrigal

Tony Madrigal was born in Turlock, California and worked with his family on the farm up until he graduated from Hughson High School. He attended Modesto Junior College and served as the school’s first Latino student body president. Madrigal graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. There, he served two terms on the Santa Cruz City Council from 2004-2012.
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District 5 - Jenny Kenoyer

Council member Jenny Kenoyer is a lifelong resident of Modesto and retired after 48 years as a registered nurse. She has five children and eight grandchildren. She has been active in several community organizations including the Stanislaus County Commission on Aging, Senior Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance, American Legion Auxiliary and the Lazarus Ministry.
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District 4 - Bill Zoslocki

Bill is proud to be a long time Modesto resident. Bill has over 30 years experience as a small business owner in Modesto. His family started in the business community of Central California in the late 1950s. Community Involvement. He has a record of community involvement including being a current...
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Business Licensing

Compliance with Senate Bill 205 does not affect all businesses, but all business are required to submit the Stormwater Discharge Compliance Form prior to renewing or applying for a Business License in the City of Modesto.
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Maddux Youth Center

For the health and safety of our citizens, the Maddux Youth Center is closed until further notice. As soon as we are able to resume activities, the calendar and website will be updated. About Maddux. Located within Cesar Chavez Park, the Maddux Youth Center has been a place filled with...
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King Kennedy Memorial Center

For the health and safety of our citizens, the King Kennedy Memorial Center is closed until further notice. As soon as we are able to resume activities, the calendar will be updated. About King Kennedy Memorial Center. Located within Dr. Martin Luther King Park (formerly Mellis Park). KKMC is a...
HEALTH SERVICES

Swim Course Schedules

Monday and Wednesdays sessions are from August 30th until September 27th. Tuesday and Thursday sessions are from August 31st until September 23rd. Session 2 (October 4th until October 28th) Monday and Wednesdays sessions are from October 4th until October 27th. Tuesday and Thursday sessions are from October 5th until October...
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