Monthly Archives: May 2017

Three-Day Watering Schedule Begins on June 1st

Posted: May 31, 2017

The City of Fresno will begin its three-day watering schedule on June 1, and will remain in effect for the months of June, July and August. The City of Fresno is implementing its three-day watering schedule to reflect residents need to provide more water for their gardens and lawns during the dry summer months.  An […]

City of Fresno Announces New Assistant City Manager

Posted: May 26, 2017

Incoming City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter today announced that Scott Mozier has been named the City of Fresno’s new Assistant City Manager, effective July 10, 2017.  Mr. Mozier will be replacing Ms. Quan-Schecter, who will become City Manager on that date.  A national search for his replacement will begin immediately. “I wanted my first hire as […]

City Announces New Wireless Marketing Plan, Small Cell Program with 5 Bars Communities

Posted: May 26, 2017

The City of Fresno announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with 5 Bars Communities and will begin marketing the city’s assets for small cell and wireless use.  This effort will enhance the ability of Fresno’s citizens to access high speed wireless connectivity throughout the city.  The comprehensive program encompasses intelligent infrastructure technologies, […]

City of Fresno and the Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps to Hold Waste Tire Amnesty Event This Weekend

Posted: May 25, 2017

The City of Fresno Code Enforcement Division and the Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps Recycling Program, using grant funding available from CalRecycle, will hold a Waste Tire Amnesty Day event on Saturday, May 27, 2017 to allow City of Fresno citizens to dispose of their unwanted waste tires. Some event restrictions include: Participants must be […]

Mayor Brand Announces FY2018 City Budget

Posted: May 23, 2017

First budget proposal is balanced, focuses on economic development, public safety, prudent fiscal management and improving quality of life Mayor Lee Brand, along with City Manager Bruce Rudd, today announced the proposed City of Fresno budget for Fiscal Year 2018 during a press conference at City Hall.  The $1.138 billion budget puts an emphasis on […]

The City of Fresno Wins $20,000 ‘Meet Me at the Park’ Grant for Local Park Improvement Project

Posted: May 18, 2017

Grants awarded by the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company The Highway City Community Science Center has been selected as a winner of the national Meet Me at the Park campaign and will receive a $20,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company, including […]

Mayor and Board Chairman Announce First Joint County-City Meeting of 2017

Posted: May 17, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand and Chairman Brian Pacheco today officially announced the first of many special joint meetings between the City of Fresno and the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, scheduled for Fresno City Hall on May 30 at 1:30 p.m. The joint meeting, the first such gathering in recent history, will be chaired by Mayor […]

Mayor Seeks Candidates for Citizens’ Public Safety Advisory Board

Posted: May 16, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand is looking for members of the community who would like to be a part of his newly-formed Citizen’s Public Safety Advisory Board. The nine voting members of the board will be appointed by the mayor and reflect the rich diversity of the City of Fresno.  Applications and information is available in two […]

City of Fresno Announces District Meeting Schedule for Parks Master Plan Update

Posted: May 3, 2017

The City of Fresno announced a series of community workshops to give citizens the opportunity to provide input on its Parks Master Plan Update, a plan that will guide the growth and management of Fresno’s park system into the future. The workshops are scheduled in each City Council district, starting May 10 and ending May […]

FAX Providing Free Service this Weekend

Posted: May 2, 2017

FAX is offering free service for all passengers this Saturday, May 6th and Sunday May 7th. The service is to promote the newly launched extended weekday night hours on the most highly traveled sections of five of its routes and more frequent 30 minute service seven days a week on five of its popular routes. […]