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. Downtown Artist Rendition

    Downtown Modesto Design Charrette

    The City of Modesto will host a week-long Design Charrette as part of the Downtown Modesto Master Plan process from Monday September 30 through Friday October 4. Read on...
  2. Popular Annual Financial Report Cover Sheet

    City Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

    Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that the City of Modesto, California has received the GOFA’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR award). Read on...
  3. Tivoli Specific Plan Land Use Diagram

    City Manager's Blog 9-4-19

    I am excited to share with you that new housing developments will be coming to Modesto! With the housing market on the rise, we are looking to increase the housing inventory in our city. Read on...