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02/25/14  Chief Executives, Mayor Swearengin launch the ‘Fresno Presidents’ Council’ To Address Fresno’s Long-Term Challenges
FRESNO, CA – On Wednesday, Feb. 26, Mayor Ashley Swearengin and leaders from major health care, education, agriculture and financial institutions will launch the Fresno Presidents’ Council, a high-level group of chief executives formed to address serious, long-term challenges in the community. The Presidents’ Council also will commit their support for the public investments necessary to restore Downtown Fresno as a regional center for commerce and culture. >more 
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02/21/14  City Staff Participate in Training to Understand How Blind People Navigate on Streets and Sidewalks
The City of Fresno joins with Valley Center for the Blind (VCB) to provide a unique training opportunity for Public Works Department employees, “Understanding Independent Travel in the Right-Of-Way.” The Public Works Department plays a crucial role in our citizens’ abilities to move about confidently and safely within our Right-of-Way. On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, employees will have the opportunity to experience what it is like to be blind and navigate the city streets. >more 
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02/14/14  President’s Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices
Fresno – City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of President’s Day on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 18 >more 
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01/31/14  City of Fresno To Open Warming Center This Weekend at Frank H. Ball Neighborhood Center
Fresno, CA – City of Fresno officials today announced that the Frank H. Ball Neighborhood Center, 760 Mayor Ave., will be open as a warming center beginning tomorrow because of the extreme cold.The warming center will be open from 8 p >more 
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01/31/14  Mayor Swearengin Issues Statement on Bus Rapid Transit Vote
Fresno, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin issued the following statement on the City Council’s decision on the Bus Rapid Transit Project:“We had a healthy debate tonight about an important issue in our community: the future of public transit and the overall plan for growth in our community. While I am disappointed in tonight’s vote, I am committed to working with my colleagues on the City Council to address concerns they have and bring this item back for reconsideration.” # # # >more 
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