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06/06/14  Cooling Centers in Fresno Open This Weekend
FRESNO – The City of Fresno will open its cooling centers this weekend, because of temperatures forecast to reach at least 105 degrees. The centers will be open on Saturday, June 7 and on Sunday, June 8 from noon to 8 p.m.Cooling centers will be open at the following locations: Ted C >more 
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06/05/14  Call for Nominations - Disability Advisory Commission Sixth Annual Achievement Award
FRESNO, CA - The City of Fresno Disability Advisory Commission (DAC) is accepting nominations for its 6th Annual Achievement Awards. The DAC will recognize individuals and organizations in Fresno for excellence in representing, collaborating with or serving individuals with disabilities. Recipients will be honored in October 2014, coinciding with Disability Awareness Month. >more 
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06/04/14  Fresno Mayor Joins Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness
FRESNO, CA - Today, Mayor Ashley Swearengin joined First Lady Michelle Obama in committing to end veteran homelessness in Fresno by the end of 2015. With today’s announcement of the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness, Fresno joins a growing number of communities across the country making the pledge. “Too many of the veterans who have dedicated themselves to protecting the ‘Home of the Brave’ have no home of their own,” said Mayor Swearengin. “By building on our community’s ongoing commitment to this issue and sharing our successes with other communities, I’m confident that we can end veteran homelessness in our city and our country >more 
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05/27/14  25 Cities Workshop Set to Kick Off This Week
FRESNO, CA – The City of Fresno announces that the first phase of its participation in the national 25 Cities initiative to end veteran and chronic homelessness by 2015 will begin this Wednesday, May 28 with a two-day workshop at the Fresno County Department of Social Services UMC Main Campus. The initiative, sponsored by the US Department of Veteran Affairs, the US Department of Housing & Urban Development, and the US Interagency Council on Homelessness, is intended to open the door for innovation and partnership among local agencies to identify, assess, and match housing with homeless veterans in the Fresno area. Local media is invited to attend the welcome event, Wednesday, May 28th from 9:00 a.m >more 
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05/22/14  Memorial Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices
Fresno – City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 26, 2014. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, May 27. Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports: Administrative offices closed. >more 
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05/22/14  City of Fresno Announces New Purchasing Manager
FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin and City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that Gary Watahira has been named the City of Fresno’s new Purchasing Manager, a division of Finance, effective May 12, 2014. Mr. Watahira was most recently Administrative Manager in the City of Fresno’s Information Services Department and has served the City for more than 28 years. >more 
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05/22/14  City of Fresno to Hold Waste Tire Amnesty Event This Weekend
FRESNO -- The City of Fresno Community Revitalization Division, using grant funding available from CalRecycle, will hold a Waste Tire Amnesty Day event on Saturday to allow City of Fresno citizens dispose of their unwanted waste tires. Some event restrictions include: Participants must be City of Fresno residents, no tractor or diesel tires, no business-generated tires, and each resident is limited to (9) tires per vehicle. Rim tires are accepted. >more 
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05/21/14  City of Fresno Announces New Director of Transportation
FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin and City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that Brian Marshall has been named the City of Fresno’s new Director of Transportation, effective June 2, 2014. “Brian Marshall brings a broad range of experience in managing public transportation systems,” City Manager Bruce Rudd said. “I feel confident in his ability to enhance current passenger services and lead the City’s efforts to improve the quality and convenience of the public transportation services through investments such as Bus Rapid Transit. >more 
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05/20/14  Mayor Swearengin Announces FY2015 City Budget
FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin, along with City Manager Bruce Rudd, today announced the proposed City of Fresno budget for fiscal year 2015 during a press conference at City Hall. The $995,383,300 budget presents a more encouraging outlook than the severe shortfalls confronted since 2009, and focuses on paying off all internal debt, beginning a steady and manageable restoration of service levels, and preparing for the future by establishing a minimum operating reserve to handle the uncertainty of a less-than-stable economy. Mayor Swearengin said, “I firmly believe we are reaching our tipping point in Fresno, where the steady, aggressive changes we have implemented over the past several years are starting to achieve big results. >more 
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05/19/14  City of Fresno Announces New PARCS Director
FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin and City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that Manuel A. Mollinedo has been named the City of Fresno’s new Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services (PARCS) Director, effective June 2, 2014. “We are fortunate to have someone of Manuel’s extensive experience and leadership ability joining our team,” City Manager Rudd said. “He’ll be able to step right in and help build on the successes our PARCS staff have achieved without a full-time director guiding the way >more 
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