Monthly Archives: April 2017

Mayor Brand Statement on FFA Convention in Fresno

Posted: April 26, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement on the announcement from the California Future Farmers of America that they are planning to hold their next state convention in Anaheim: “Fresno State President Dr. Joe Castro and I met with an FFA official this afternoon and had a very productive conversation. We understand that their annual […]

FAX Announces Improvements to its Bus Service

Posted: April 25, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand, along with Transportation Director Brian Marshall, announced today that Fresno Area Express (FAX) is making improvements to its bus service during a press conference held at the FAX Complex, 2223 G Street, Fresno, CA 93706. On Monday, May 1, 2017, FAX will begin serving the community with extended weekday night hours on […]

Mayor Brand Announces Wilma Quan-Schecter as Fresno’s Next City Manager

Posted: April 20, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand today announced that Wilma Quan-Schecter, who currently serves as assistant city manager, will become Fresno’s next city manager, effective July 10, 2017. Mrs. Quan-Schecter will replace City Manager Bruce Rudd, who is retiring after 41 years of service to the City of Fresno. Mrs. Quan-Schecter is the first female city manager in [...]

Mayor Brand Statement on Today’s Shooting in Central Fresno

Posted: April 18, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement in the aftermath of three people shot and killed in a shooting spree today in central Fresno: “This is a sad day for us all.  My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims. None of us can imagine what they must be going through. I am […]

Mayor Brand Statement on the Passing of Armando Rodríguez

Posted: April 6, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement on the passing of Judge Armando O. Rodríguez: “I am saddened by the passing of Judge Armando O. Rodríguez. He was a titan in Fresno County history, a man who didn’t just serve in multiple public capacities, but also did so as the first Latino in many of […]