In The News: City of Modesto Takes Steps Forward on Its General Plan

On Friday May 2, 2014, in an article entitled “Next Steps Taken On City Plan”, the Modesto Bee reported the City of Modesto has taken additional steps to update its general plan. The general plan serves as the document that guides future urban grown in and around the city. According to the article the City […]

Modesto to Consider Changes to Plans for Wood Colony Annexation

On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 the Modesto Bee Newspaper reported the Modesto City Council would consider changes to the City’s plans to annex Wood Colony. According to the article, the proposed change would include removing over 1,200 acres of agricultural land from the growth area while keeping over 1,100 acres designated for commercial development and […]

City Councilman Recommends Modesto Amend General Plan

On Saturday, March 1st, 2014 the Modesto Bee Newspaper reported that Modesto City Councilman Bill Zoslocki wants Modesto to postpone plans for annexing Wood Colony to focus instead on a comprehensive update to its general plan. According to the article the City hasn’t had a comprehensive general plan update in about 20 years. Mr. Zoslocki […]

In The News: Modesto City Budget Cuts May Impact Land Use

On January 13, 2014 the Modesto Bee Newspaper reported that efforts to cut the City of Modesto Budget may have impacts on land use within the City. The article listed several proposals for budget cuts that would allow the City to make up part of a 9 million dollar shortfall they will face over the […]