PARCS Closes Park Playground Equipment

The City of Fresno’s Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services (PARCS) Department today announced the temporary closure of all playground equipment at City parks due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, effective immediately.   The decision was made in accordance with the latest recommendations from the National Parks and Recreation Association to help stop […]

Three-Day Watering Schedule Begins April 1

The City of Fresno begins its three-day watering schedule on Wednesday, April 1, and will remain in effect through October. The three-day watering schedule is in place to reflect residents’ need to provide more water for their lawns and gardens during the dry summer months. Residents with addresses ending in odd numbers (1,3,5,7,9) are permitted […]

Mayor Announces Extension to Shelter At Home Order

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand today announced that Emergency Order 2020-02 calling for all individuals living in the City of Fresno to shelter at their place of residence, except to provide or receive essential services or engage in essential activities, has been extended through midnight Sunday, April 12, 2020.  The new emergency order, 2020-08, was signed […]

Closure of City-Owned Park parking lots

The Mayor’s declaration of emergency encouraged outdoor exercise as long as the public maintains a physical distance of 6 feet from people who are not family members. In order to protect the health of the entire community and promote social distancing, the City is closing all parking lots to City parks where feasible until further […]

City Announces Update on Public-Facing Counters

The City of Fresno is suspending public-facing counter service at all City facilities, effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020.  The Administration is doing everything it can to protect the public with social distancing strategies. During this temporary closure, City staff will still provide services electronically and via telephone. City Hall will remain open to the public […]

City Manager Announces Update on Coronavirus State of Emergency

Fresno City Manager Wilma Quan today signed an executive order updating the City of Fresno’s state of emergency regarding bars and restaurants. In addition to the closure of all bars, nightclubs, breweries, and lounges, the City of Fresno is limiting all local restaurants to food delivery and takeout, effective immediately, while maximizing social distancing for […]

Mayor Announces State of Emergency for Coronavirus

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand today proclaimed a State of Emergency for the City of Fresno in a move to help the city receive state and federal funding connected to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.  Mayor Brand – who made the decision after recent announcements by Governor Gavin Newsom and the County of Fresno – asked the […]