Category: News

City Press Releases and News

Mayor Brand Announces Wilma Quan-Schecter as Fresno’s Next City Manager

Posted: April 20, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand today announced that Wilma Quan-Schecter, who currently serves as assistant city manager, will become Fresno’s next city manager, effective July 10, 2017. Mrs. Quan-Schecter will replace City Manager Bruce Rudd, who is retiring after 41 years of service to the City of Fresno. Mrs. Quan-Schecter is the first female city manager in [...]

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Mayor Brand Statement on Today’s Shooting in Central Fresno

Posted: April 18, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement in the aftermath of three people shot and killed in a shooting spree today in central Fresno: “This is a sad day for us all.  My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims. None of us can imagine what they must be going through. I am […]

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Mayor Brand Statement on the Passing of Armando Rodríguez

Posted: April 6, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement on the passing of Judge Armando O. Rodríguez: “I am saddened by the passing of Judge Armando O. Rodríguez. He was a titan in Fresno County history, a man who didn’t just serve in multiple public capacities, but also did so as the first Latino in many of […]

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Vote to Support Your Favorite Fresno Park This Earth Month

Posted: March 30, 2017

This Earth Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group and ESPN, to revitalize parks across the U.S. for the third year, including a park right here in Fresno. Through Meet Me At The Park, an initiative that gives back to these […]

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Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s Upgrade Fresno’s Ratings

Posted: March 20, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand today announced that both Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service have significantly upgraded the City of Fresno’s investment ratings, a decision which was based on strong leadership in combination with strong fiscal policies and budgetary performance over the past few years. The improved ratings mean better interest rates on [...]

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Ulta Beauty Announces Fresno as First West Coast Distribution Location

Posted: March 10, 2017

The City of Fresno and Ulta Beauty, the largest beauty retailer in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin, hair care products and salon services in the nation, announced today that the company has officially chosen Fresno as the location of its new 670,000 square foot distribution center at the northeast […]

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USEPA Says City of Fresno Passes Lead and Copper Rule Compliance Standard

Posted: March 8, 2017

Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) conducted a comprehensive review of the City of Fresno and the State of California’s oversight of the City’s drinking water treatment and testing program. By letter dated January 19, 2017, the USEPA concluded that the City has historically complied with the USEPA and State of California Lead and Copper Rule […]

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NE Surface Water Treatment Facility Back Online March 1

Posted: February 28, 2017

The City of Fresno Department of Public Utilities (DPU) announces that the Northeast Surface Water Treatment Facility (NESWTF) will return online on March 1, 2017. The treatment facility was taken offline in September 2016 to allow the Fresno Irrigation District to conduct its annual maintenance period. During the shutdown period, the water provided to our […]

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Fresno Yosemite International Airport Cautions on Family Emergency Scam

Posted: February 23, 2017

Fresno Yosemite International Airport has been advised of a Family Emergency Scam involving scammers posing as a relative or friend contacting individuals urging them to wire money immediately for help with an emergency situation. Scammers pose as a relative or friend claiming they are being held by authorities at the Fresno Airport Yosemite Airport and […]

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Presidents Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: February 16, 2017

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 20. The delivery of some City services may be affected by the holiday as well. Please see the list below for details. Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports: Administrative offices closed; […]

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