Documents & Publications

City Beat

The citywide newsletter with news and events information for Modesto residents. The City Beat is inserted in the monthly utility bills. Archived copies of past issues are available here. View the City Beat Newsletters.

Legislative Platform

The cornerstone of the Modesto City Council’s policy direction and provides a proactive approach to influencing policy and other governmental entities. View the 2007-2008 Legislative Platform (PDF).

Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan is the foundation for how the City allocates its resources, prioritizes its initiatives to best serve the citizens of Modesto and how it will respond to future challenges and changes in priorities. View the current Strategic Plan (PDF) and all previous strategic plans.