Category: News

City Press Releases and News

City Announces New Director of Transportation

Posted: January 22, 2019

Mayor Lee Brand and Fresno City Manager Wilma Quan today announced that Gregory Barfield has been named the City of Fresno’s new Director of Transportation, effective Monday.  Mr. Barfield was the interim director since August of 2018 and served as Assistant Director of Transportation for over two years, where he was in charge of Operations, […]

UB&C Payment Plans for Federal Government Shut Down

Posted: January 18, 2019

A MESSAGE FROM THE CITY OF FRESNO The City of Fresno has a hardship payment policy in place that any customer may apply for when they are short on funds. The City can develop reasonable payment plans for customers with a past-due balance that are short on cash and is willing to defer payments if […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: January 17, 2019

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, January 21, 2019.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, January 22.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions and airlines normal operations otherwise. Building & […]

Fresno Projects Receive Engineering Excellence Awards From ACEC California

Posted: January 10, 2019

Two City of Fresno projects received awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies, California (ACEC California) after announcing its 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards winners yesterday.  Projects were recognized for demonstrating an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement and value. Carollo Engineers, Inc. received the prestigious Honor Award distinction for its work on the Southeast […]

New Year’s Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: December 27, 2018

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.  Normal operations will resume on Wednesday, January 2.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions, and airlines normal operations otherwise. Building & Permitting:  Counter […]

Christmas Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: December 20, 2018

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday on Tuesday, December 25, 2018.  Normal operations will resume on Wednesday, December 26.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions and airlines normal operations otherwise. Building & Permitting:  Counter will close […]

Solid Waste Holiday Collection Schedule

Posted: December 18, 2018

The City of Fresno, Solid Waste Management Division, will observe the Christmas and New Year’s holidays on December 25, 2018, and January 1, 2019.  There will be no service on these days. The City of Fresno, Solid Waste Management Division, will shift service days for the week of the holiday to the following day and […]

Fresno Declares Emergency Homeless Shelter Crisis

Posted: December 6, 2018

Fresno City Council, acting at the request by Mayor Lee Brand, declared a homeless shelter crisis at Thursday’s meeting and approved the City of Fresno’s application for Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) funding, a move that could result in more than $12 million in one-time state funds for the City and its partner agencies. Senate Bill […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: November 19, 2018

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23, 2018.  Normal operations will resume on Monday, November 26.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions, and airlines normal operations otherwise. Building & […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Solid Waste Collection Schedule

Posted: November 16, 2018

The City of Fresno, Solid Waste Management Division, will observe the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 22, 2018.  There will be no service on this day. We will resume service the following day and provide trash, recyclables and green waste collection as follows: Thursday, November 22, 2018 – Thanksgiving Holiday, No service. Friday, November 23, […]