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City Press Releases and News

City Council Approves New Agreement with North Central Fire Protection District

Posted: December 4, 2017

Fresno City Council today approved on a 7-0 vote a new service agreement with the North Central Fire Protection District (NCFPD) that will continue fire protection services to the City of Kerman as well as residents living in the District boundaries, effective January 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019. The resolution guarantees service while the City […]

Mayor Brand Statement on Gavin Newsom’s Fresno Visit

Posted: November 30, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand released the following statement after hearing that California Lieutenant Governor and 2018 gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom was in Fresno for a California State Lands Commission meeting and remarked about the lack of support at the meeting for the Palm and Nees Avenues access proposal to the San Joaquin River Parkway, which is […]

City of Fresno Announces New Interim Budget Manager

Posted: November 28, 2017

City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter and Assistant City Manager Jane Sumpter announced that Henry Fierro has been named Interim Budget Manager in the Finance Department. Mr. Fierro has been a Budget Analyst with the City of Fresno since 2002.  In his 15 years with the City, he has gained in-depth experience in governmental budgeting, financial analysis, […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: November 20, 2017

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, 2017.  Normal operations will resume on Monday, November 27. 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: […]

City of Fresno Announces Major New Route for Fresno Yosemite International Airport

Posted: November 20, 2017

The City of Fresno today announced the launch of daily non-stop air service between Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) beginning June 7, 2018.  The new route will provide seamless air access from California’s Central Valley to the Midwest and convenient connections to the East Coast and European destinations.  Ranked […]

Solid Waste Thanksgiving Holiday Collection Schedule

Posted: November 16, 2017

The City of Fresno, Solid Waste Management Division, will observe the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 23, 2017.  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 23, 2017 – Thanksgiving Holiday, No service. Friday, November 24, […]

PARCS Department Receives Grant For Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Posted: November 10, 2017

The City of Fresno’s Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services (PARCS) Department has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program that will include classroom training, community events, and presentations at City neighborhood and community centers and school sites.  Best safety […]

City of Fresno Announces: Open for Business for Small Cells

Posted: November 10, 2017

The City of Fresno announced that it will be listing more than 35,000 city-owned assets for small cells on November 15.  Carriers, connectivity and technology companies may reserve sites through an online portal.  The City of Fresno signed an exclusive agreement with 5 Bars XG Communities to market and organize the release of its assets. […]

City of Fresno Announces New Assistant City Manager

Posted: November 8, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand and Fresno City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter today announced that Jane Sumpter has been named the City of Fresno’s new Assistant City Manager, effective November 27, 2017.  Ms. Sumpter has served as the City’s Budget Manager since 2011, where she managed the successful implementation of the first new citywide budget system in 14 […]

City of Fresno Announces New PARCS Director

Posted: October 26, 2017

Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter today announced that Parvin Neloms Jr. has been named the City of Fresno’s new Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services (PARCS) Director.  He takes over the position currently being held by Interim PARCS Director Bruce Rudd.  Neloms begins his position with the City on October 30, […]