Monthly Archives: March 2020

Mayor Announces Extension to Shelter At Home Order

Posted: March 26, 2020

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

Posted: March 24, 2020

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 Important Update on for Seniors on Coronavirus State of Emergency

Posted: March 18, 2020

Fresno City Manager Wilma Quan today signed an executive order updating the City of Fresno’s state of emergency regarding workplace restrictions on persons 65 years of age or older. The Order states that businesses and institutions with employees 65 years of age or older, and those who are classified as vulnerable to COVID-19 by the […]

City Manager Announces Emergency Order on City Employee Leave Time Policy

Posted: March 18, 2020

Fresno City Manager Wilma Quan today signed an Executive Order updating the City of Fresno’s state of emergency, stating that City employees who are directed to remain home shall not be required to expend accrued leave time or take leave without pay. City employees who elect to stay home, with approval of their appointing authority, […]

City Announces Important Update on Coronavirus State of Emergency

Posted: March 18, 2020

Fresno City Manager Wilma Quan today signed an Executive Order updating the City of Fresno’s state of emergency, calling for all individuals living in the city of Fresno to shelter at their place of residence to ensure the maximum number of people self-isolate while enabling essential services to continue.  The goal of the Order is […]

City Announces Update on Public-Facing Counters

Posted: March 17, 2020

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

Posted: March 17, 2020

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

Posted: March 16, 2020

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 […]

City Announces New Coronavirus Policy to Protect Public

Posted: March 12, 2020

Based on recommendations from the Governor’s Office and the Fresno County Department of Public Health, Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan today announced the City of Fresno is strongly recommending postponement or cancellation of all non-essential public community events, group activities with 250 or more participants,  and any gathering that requires close contact between vulnerable […]

City Begins Highway Litter Abatement Pilot Program

Posted: March 11, 2020

On Monday, the City of Fresno began its Highway Litter Abatement Program that will service all four State highways (SR-41, SR-99, SR-168, and SR-180) within the city limits on a 30-day cycle.  The program is done in partnership with Caltrans District 6 and the Fresno County Transportation Authority (FCTA).  Funding for this project comes from […]