Friday Letter


Check out the Friday Letter each week for updates on City projects and programs.

Each week City Administrator Chip Rerig sends out a Friday Letter to the community of Carmel-by-the-Sea with updates on City efforts to preserve, protect and defend the natural beauty, resources, and character of the village.

Find out about:

  • Current streets and sidewalks projects
  • Beach information, including updates on beach fires
  • Latest laws adopted by City Council
  • Upcoming Library programs and events
  • Community beautification efforts
  • And much, much more…

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19)

City contact information

Call 211 for information on the health situation in Monterey County.

To receive updates regarding COVID-19 in Monterey County, text MCCOVID19 to 888777.

In an emergency, call 911.


Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball Courts, and the Playground Structure at Forest Hill Park are open as of Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

UPDATE #48, October 9, 2020

Please watch this video message from the City Administrator and Assistant City Administrator