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Our Concerts in the Park series plays Tuesdays, June 2 - July 14, 2015 from 6:30-8:30pm at Whitmore Park. This 7 week event is a wonderful way to enjoy free family entertainment (concessions provided by the Ceres Fire Union, beer and Bronco wine sold by the Ceres Chamber of Commerce). Also included in our series is our Voice of Ceres Youth Singing Competition (open to children k-12 grades, call 538-5782 to apply) and a NEW Farmer's Market.

The Ceres Concerts in the Park Cash Pass tickets are now on sale at the Ceres Chamber of Commerce office (2938 4th St #?A, Ceres). The passes are $35 and give participants the opportunity to win up to $500 each concert (participants not present at drawing will win $250). Click for Concerts in the Park poster.


The City of Ceres will be hosting two Public Hearings to finalize the proposed boundaries and consider placing an item on the November ballot for voter consideration to switch from at-large elections to a “By District” format. The first meeting was held on Monday, April 27th at 7:00 pm at the Ceres Community Center, located at 2701 Fourth Street, Ceres. The Council selected Draft 3 as the map for final consideration. The second meeting will be held on Monday, May 11th, starting at 7:00 pm also at the Ceres Community Center. Final action is anticipated on May 26th. To view the proposed maps, click on the links below:

Draft 3

Previous Maps Considered:

Compact Test
Draft 1
Draft 4
Draft 5

Draft 2

Draft 6

City of Ceres Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Park and Recreation Master Plan Announcement

The City of Ceres has begun the process of forward planning for it's parks and recreation system.

City staff would like to receive input from the community in order to make this process a success and to provide the best recreational opportunities possible for the community as a whole. Please click on the appropriate following link to offer your input on the current needs of the community as they relate to parks, recreation, programs and youth sports.
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Mandatory Recycling
State law now requires that all businesses that generate four (4) cubic yards or more of waste per week and all apartment communities/multi-family housing complexes with five (5) or more units MUST Recycle. The regulations took effect on July 1, 2012.
Businesses that meet the threshold must arrange for recycling services. A letter went out to the businesses and apartment complexes in Ceres explaining the requirements along with a questionnaire and a recycling poster. Click here for a copy of the informational letter. Click here for a copy of the recycling poster that may be duplicated.
Click here for a copy of a brochure on "Mandatory Recycling and Solid Waste Programs".
If you already have a recycling program in place, let the City know by completing the questionnaire. Click here for a copy of the questionnaire that you may print, fill-out and mail to the City of Ceres, Engineering Services Department, 2220 Magnolia Street, Ceres, CA 95307.
Alternatively, you may click here to fill out the questionnaire and submit on-line.
To sign-up for recycling services contact Kay Dunkel, City of Ceres, Engineering Services Department, by phone (209) 538-5790, or email:

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NEW! Check your water usage any time at the Ceres Water Portal. You can view your meter's daily activity in an easy to read chart and even sign up to receive leak alerts by email or text. Just create an account here.

Energy Rebates Available
Rebates on appliances, air conditioning, heating or home improvements are available through P G & E or Turlock Irrigation District. P G & E or Turlock Irrigation District.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA): The City is committed to meeting the goals of the ADA and strives to make this web site compatible with text and speech based browsers. If you have an ADA related concern about this website, please contact the Webmaster.

Ceres Participates in the Multi-Jurisdictional
Hazard Mitigation Plan Review
For more information on MJHMP, contact
Ceres Fire Battalion Chief Rich Scola at (209) 538-5709.

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