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03/13/14  City of Fresno Joins National “Fix a Leak Week” March 17 – 23, 2014
FRESNO -- On average, over 10,000 gallons of water is wasted per household and 1 trillion gallons nationwide due to running toilets, dripping faucets and other minor household leaks. To help curtail this waste, The City of Fresno, along with other members of the Central Valley Water Awareness Committee, join the U.S. >more 
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03/07/14  City of Fresno Announces Downtown Meter Occupancy Permit 
FRESNO -- The City of Fresno Parking Services Division now offers a parking permit to the public for long term meter use downtown. The Meter Occupancy Permit is a monthly hangtag that allows a vehicle to park at any City of Fresno parking meter, regardless of the posted time limit, without depositing coins. “For a flat fee, the permit can provide an entire month’s worth of parking at premium meter spaces close to the user’s destination. >more 
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03/07/14  Southwest Fresno Residents Launch Inaugural Neighbors Helping Neighbors Clean-Up
FRESNO -- On Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 9:00 am Southwest Fresno resident leaders will launch Neighbors Helping Neighbors Clean-Up. Volunteers and residents will meet at the Community Center located at 1802 E. California Street, across from the EOC Local Conservation Corps for a beautification effort, focused on cleaning alleys. >more 
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03/06/14  City of Fresno to Hold Waste Tire Amnesty Event Saturday
FRESNO -- The City of Fresno Community Revitalization Division, using grant funding available from CalRecycle, will hold a Waste Tire Amnesty Day event on Saturday, March 8, to allow City of Fresno residents to part with 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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02/26/14  City of Fresno Announces Residential Street Maintenance Funding Proposal
FRESNO – Mayor Swearengin and Councilmembers Lee Brand, Steve Brandau, and Paul Caprioglio announced plans today to announce a funding plan for residential street maintenance. Council District 4 is home to great community and regional assets like Fresno State, the Discovery Center, Fashion Fair Mall, the Fresno Yosemite International Airport, the El Dorado Park neighborhood, and a number of community parks. Unfortunately, like every other part of the city, District 4 is also home to streets like East Ramona Avenue, which is badly in need of pavement, overlay, and slurry seal. >more 
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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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