Documents & Publications

Annual Report


An overview of key achievements and projects over the past fiscal year (July to June), as well as a look ahead. The Annual Report also includes a “Budget in Brief” section with highlights from the annual budget. View the annual reports.

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.