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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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Third Annual Public Works Report and Infrastructure Report Card

The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide and maintain public infrastructure, services, facilities, and equipment that contribute to the health, safety, and well-being of the community in an efficient and cost-effective manner with minimal detrimental effects on the environment.​

Modeled after the American Society of Civil Engineer’s nation-wide Infrastructure Report Card, the Public Works Report and Infrastructure Report Card reviews the condition of six (6) key infrastructure components across the City:


2018 Annual Holiday Tree Lighting
Join the City for an afternoon of holiday festivities!

The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea will hold its Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 7, 2018, starting at 3:00 p.m. at Devendorf Park located at Ocean and Junipero Avenues.

Santa Claus will be in Devendorf Park from 3:00 p.m.  to 5:30 p.m. to hear everyone’s holiday wishes and to pose for photographs. The Monterey Horns will be providing light music in the Park.