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Instructions on returning the completed survey may be found on the bottom of the survey form.
The responses to the survey will enable the City of Ceres to improve its efforts in stormwater pollution prevention.
Thank-you for your participation!

To review Ceres Comprehensive Stormwater Education & Outreach Plan, please click here.

Comments on the Plan are welcomed! Please contact Kay Dunkel, City of Ceres, at, or (209) 538-5790.


On May 26, 2015, the City Council authorized City staff to submit the City’s Draft 2014-2023 Housing Element to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) for review in accordance with Section 65585(b) of the California Government Code. Based on this authorization, City staff has submitted the Draft 2014-2023 Housing Element to HCD on May 27, 2015, and it is now available for a 60-day public review period. The public review period will end on July 26, 2015. To review the City’s Draft 2014-2023 Housing Element, please click here. (NOTE: The document is large and may take awhile to load.)


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.


After several public hearings starting in April of this year, the City Council has directed the placement of an item on the November 3, 2015 election ballot to seek voter consideration to switch from at-large elections to a “By District” format. The proposed boundary map for the Districts can be seen on the attached link:

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Additional educational information will be provided here in the near future to explain the process and provide resources for voter consideration.

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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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