Most City Offices to Close from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Weekend
12/18/2009

City of Fresno offices, other than those providing essential services to the public, will be closed from December 24 through January 3 to accommodate employee furloughs enacted last month as part of the City’s budget reduction plan. The City will continue to provide police, fire, utilities and sanitation services during the office closure period. The City’s airports and transit system will continue to operate and City parks will remain open as well. Holiday schedules may apply to certain services on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day according to the schedule provided below. For urgent matters during the City of Fresno office closure period, call 621-CITY(2489).

Office Closure Schedule:

Airports: Administrative offices closed 12/25 and 1/1. Normal airport operations at FYI and Chandler;

City Clerk’s Office: Offices closed;

City Hall Offices closed;

Code Enforcement: Offices closed;

Fire Department Administrative offices closed; Normal operations otherwise;

Fresno Area Express: Offices closed; Normal transit operations except as follows:

Christmas Eve – weekend schedule

Christmas Day – modified holiday schedule

New Year’s Day – weekend schedule

General Services Offices closed;

Parking Division Normal operations for parking lots and meters. Office closed for citation payments;

Parks and Recreation (PARCS): Offices closed. Park sites open as normal. See attached Senior Hot Meals and Youth Recreation program schedules;

Personnel Department: Offices closed. Online applications accepted at www.fresno.gov/personnel;

Planning and Development: Offices closed;

Police Department: Downtown HQ open 10am – 2pm except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Normal operations otherwise;

Public Utilities Department: Offices closed;

Public Works Department: Offices closed;

Purchasing Department: Offices closed;

Solid Waste Offices closed. Normal collection schedule except:

(Residential and Commercial): Friday, December 25 - No collection

Saturday, December 26: Collection on Friday routes

Friday, January 1: No collection

Saturday, January 2: Collection on Friday routes;

Utility Payments Offices and payment counters closed (Fresno City Hall and Manchester Center). Online transactions available at www.fresno.gov/ubc. Note: Payment date extended to January 4, 2010 for bills due December 24 – January 3;

Water Division Offices open except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.


City of Fresno PARCS Department Program Schedules

RECREATION - YOUTH NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

LOCATIONS: Ted C. Wills Community Center, Mosqueda Community Center, Romain Neighborhood Center, Holmes Neighborhood Center, Dickey Youth Development Center, Frank H. Ball Neighborhood Center.

DATES/HOURS:

12/24/09: Noon-7:00pm

12/25/09: CLOSED

12/26/09: CLOSED

12/27/09: CLOSED

12/28/09: Noon-7:00pm

12/29/09: Noon-7:00pm

12/30/09: Noon-7:00pm

01/01/10: Closed

01/02/10: Closed

01/03/10: Closed

SENIOR HOT MEALS PROGRAM DATES/HOURS/LOCATIONS:

12/24/09: CLOSED

12/25/09: CLOSED

12/26/09: CLOSED

12/27/09: CLOSED

12/28/09: SEE SCHEDULE

12/29/09: SEE SCHEDULE

12/30/09: SEE SCHEDULE

01/01/10: Closed

01/02/10: Closed

01/03/10: Closed

Calwa Park- 4545 E. Church - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Einstein Neighborhood Center - 3566 E. Dakota - 10:00am-1:00pm

F.I.R.M. - 2970 E. Weldon - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Glen Agnes Senior Center - 603 W. Home - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Highway City Neighborhood Center - 5140 N. State - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Hinton Community Center - 2385 S. Fairview - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Mary Ella Brown Community Center - 1350 E. Annadale - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Las Casita Residential Center - 156 S. Willow - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Lafayette Neighborhood Center - 1516 E. Princeton - 10:00am - 1:00pm

The Learning Center - 1240 Broadway Plaza - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Mosqueda Community Center - 3670 E. Butler - 8:30am - 12:30pm

Pinedale Community Center - 7170 N. San Pablo - 8:00am - 1:00pm

Quigley Neighborhood Center - 808 W. Dakota - 9:30am - 12:30pm

Romain Neighborhood Center - 745 N. First 10:00am - 1:00pm

Senior Citizens Village - 1917 S. Chestnut - 8:00am - 1:00pm

Ted C. Wills Community Center - 770 N. San Pablo - 8:30am - 4:00pm

*NOTE: ALL LOCATIONS WILL BE CLOSED ON CHRISTMAS EVE & NEW YEARS EVE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF MOSQUEDA COMMUNITY CENTER WHICH WILL BE OPENED AT THE TIME LISTED ABOVE FOR A POTLUCK.