Monthly Archives: August 2016

Moody’s Upgrades City of Fresno’s Ratings Again

Posted: August 26, 2016

Bond Ratings for Lease Revenue, Convention Center, Pension Obligations Upgraded, Positive Outlooks Reaffirmed FRESNO, CA – Mayor Ashley Swearengin today announced that for the second time in less than a year, Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded several bond ratings for the City of Fresno. The bond rating firm has upgraded the City’s Lease Revenue bond […]

City of Fresno Announces Receipt of SAFER Grant to Increase Fire Dept. Staffing

Posted: August 24, 2016

The Fresno Fire Department (FFD) will hold a press conference on Thursday, August 25, at 8:30 a.m., at Fire Headquarters (located at 911 H Street) to announce the receipt of a SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant awarded to the City of Fresno earlier this month. Fire Chief Kerri Donis and Congressman […]

City of Fresno Announces New Assistant Director for Water and Wastewater Services for Department of Public Utilities

Posted: August 22, 2016

Mayor Ashley Swearengin and City Manager Bruce Rudd today announced that Brian Spindor has been named the City of Fresno’s new Assistant Director for the Department of Public Utilities. Spindor, who will start work effective September 12, 2016, will be responsible for asset management and oversight of the City’s water and wastewater facilities as well […]

Mayor Ashley Swearengin Named Next CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation

Posted: August 15, 2016

Effective January 16, 2017, at the conclusion of her term as Mayor of the City of Fresno, Ashley Swearengin will become the Chief Executive Officer of the Central Valley Community Foundation (CVCF,) formerly known as the Fresno Regional Foundation. “The Central Valley Community Foundation is an incredibly important organization in our region. For almost 50 […]

Cooling Centers Will Open Through The Weekend

Posted: August 12, 2016

The National Weather Service in Hanford has forecasted that the high temperature in Fresno will be at or above 105 degrees tomorrow, Saturday, August 13th and Sunday 14th, which means the City of Fresno will open its cooling centers through the weekend. The centers will be open from 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. Cooling centers will […]

City, County, State, Federal Officials Discuss Report of ‘Slightly Elevated’ Lead Test in NE Fresno

Posted: August 3, 2016

FRESNO, CA – City of Fresno officials are working closely with the Fresno County Health Department, State Water Resources Control Board and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding a report of a test that shows a “slightly elevated” level of lead in a patient’s urine sample. On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, representatives from the EPA […]

City Utility Director Updates Results on Water Surveys, Test Results in NE Fresno

Posted: August 1, 2016

City of Fresno Director of Public Utilities Thomas Esqueda has completed an update on the testing of water samples collected from homes in Northeast Fresno over the past six months, as well as the results of the surveys received from the mailer on discolored water sent to homes in both Northeast and Northwest Fresno last […]