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PARCS Announces Extended Hours at Splash Parks for Labor Day Weekend

Posted: August 30, 2019

The City of Fresno Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services (PARCS) Department today announced that it is extending the hours of operation at its seven splash parks during the Labor Day Holiday weekend. Splash park hours will be from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. effective tomorrow, August 30, 2019, through Monday, September 2, at […]

City Announces New Economic Development Director

Posted: August 29, 2019

Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan today announced that Lupe Perez has been hired as Director of Economic Development for the City of Fresno. “This is a key position for City Hall and I think we are incredibly fortunate to have someone as competent and well-respected as Lupe to lead our economic development […]

Labor Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: August 29, 2019

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 2, 2019.  The delivery of some City services may be affected.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, September 3.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions, and airlines normal […]

Independence Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: June 27, 2019

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Thursday, July 4, 2019.  The delivery of some City services may be affected.  Normal operations will resume on Friday, July 5.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions and airlines normal […]

Mayor to Use Line-Item Veto to Balance Council Budget

Posted: June 26, 2019

Mayor Lee Brand today made the following statement about his intention to veto the FY2020 budget approved by the Fresno City Council: “The City Council is voting tomorrow on a Fiscal Year 2020 budget that is proposing to spend $1.16 million more that the City has in available revenue to spend.  This comes seven months […]

Solid Waste Collection Schedule – July 4th Holiday

Posted: June 18, 2019

The City of Fresno, Solid Waste Management Division, will provide regular residential waste collection service on Thursday, July 4, 2019.  Our once-a-week collection of residential trash, recyclables, and green waste will remain on its original service schedule, uninterrupted by the Holiday.  Our business office will be closed. For questions regarding your residential holiday service schedule, […]

Three-Day Watering Schedule Begins Saturday

Posted: May 30, 2019

The City of Fresno begins its three-day watering schedule on Saturday, June 1, and will remain in effect through October. The three-day watering schedule is in place to reflect residents’ need to provide more water for their lawns and gardens during the dry summer months. Residents with addresses ending in odd numbers (1,3,5,7,9) are permitted […]

Memorial Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: May 23, 2019

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2019.  The delivery of some City services may be affected.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, May 28.  Here is the schedule for City of Fresno operations for the holiday: Airports:  Administrative offices closed;  Terminal, concessions and airlines normal […]

Mayor Announces FY2020 Budget

Posted: May 22, 2019

Mayor Lee Brand, along with City Manager Wilma Quan, today announced the proposed City of Fresno budget for Fiscal Year 2020 during a press conference at City Hall.  The $1.187 billion budget, which includes $346 million for the General Fund, puts an emphasis on continuing the City’s long-term financial stability, with a focus on economic […]

Mayor Announces He Will Not Run For Second Term

Posted: May 20, 2019

Mayor Lee Brand today made the following announcement about the 2020 mayoral campaign: “Last month, I turned 70 years old and the occasion caused me to reflect on my life, my career and my time as your Mayor.  As a result of this self-reflection, I had an open and honest discussion with my family about […]