Category: News

City Press Releases and News

The City of Fresno is currently conducting a recruitment for Assistant City Manager

Posted: March 8, 2018

The City of Fresno is currently conducting a recruitment for Assistant City Manager.  In this capacity, the City Manager is seeking an individual experienced in public administration with a strong understanding of varied municipal operations and public policy. Learn more about this opportunity

City of Fresno Dedicates New Public Art in Mariposa Plaza

Posted: February 26, 2018

The City of Fresno, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, dedicated a new public art piece this afternoon at the Mariposa Plaza located on Fulton Street.  The new piece is the first to be installed on Fulton since 1964 and the first to be installed on the newly opened Fulton Street. Money […]

FAX Officially Launches New “Q” System

Posted: February 22, 2018

The City of Fresno held a press conference this morning to announce the official launch of the Fresno Area Express (FAX) bus rapid transit system known as “Q,” a state of the art bus system that provides faster, more convenient, and more reliable service than a traditional bus line.  Among the features that “Q” provides are […]

Presidents Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: February 14, 2018

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 19, 2018.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, February 20.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions, and airlines normal operations otherwise. Business License:  Office closed.  The […]

SGC Approves $70 Million Package For Fresno’s Transformative Climate Communities Projects

Posted: January 30, 2018

The California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) today approved a $70 million package of projects in Southwest Fresno, Downtown Fresno and Chinatown through the Transformative Climate Communities Program (TCC). The projects were proposed by area residents and business owners through an unprecedented series of community meetings that put the power to decide how to spend the […]

City Shows 3rd Straight Positive Year in Latest Independent Audit

Posted: January 25, 2018

The City of Fresno has completed its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2017. Highlights from the City’s CAFR: City assets continue to set records, reaching a total of $3.6 billion for the first time in the City’s history. The City also received a record $804.3 million of […]

Office of Independent Review Quarterly Report Now Available

Posted: January 25, 2018

The City of Fresno Office of Independent Review’s report for the fourth quarter of 2017 is now available on the City’s website. The report, compiled by Independent Reviewer John A. Gliatta, covers the period from October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. The report, as well as other information on the Office of Independent Review, […]

Mayor Brand Statement on the Retirement of Fresno Bee Editor Jim Boren

Posted: January 19, 2018

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement on the retirement today of longtime Fresno Bee editor Jim Boren: “Jim Boren is a rare breed: a career journalist who started work at his hometown newspaper as a cub reporter — and never left.  Instead of hopping newspapers in an attempt to reach a major metropolitan daily, […]

Mayor Brand Statement on the Passing of Harry Armstrong

Posted: January 19, 2018

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement on the passing of longtime Clovis Councilman Harry Armstrong: “Our community has lost a legend. Harry Armstrong was a local government icon and a mentor for many politicians and policymakers.   I first met Harry when I was elected to Fresno City Council in 2008, and I was […]

Mayor Brand Announces Business Friendly Fresno 2.0!

Posted: January 18, 2018

Mayor Lee Brand held a press conference earlier today at City Hall to announce details of his Business Friendly Fresno 2.0! initiative.  Mayor Brand was joined by City of Fresno Councilmembers Steve Brandau, Luis Chavez and Clint Olivier, Fresno Chamber of Commerce President Nathan Ahle, and several local business leaders. The plan will include forming […]