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City Press Releases and News

City Launches New 3-1-1 Customer Service Call Center

Posted: March 11, 2019

The City of Fresno today officially launched Fresno 311, a new, modernized customer service call center that makes it even easier for residents and visitors to access city services, report issues and get information on a City-related subjects through an updated system that’s more accessible, transparent, and user-friendly. The City also announced that it will […]

City Announces Interim Director of PARCS

Posted: February 28, 2019

Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan today announced that T.J. Miller has been named interim Director of the City’s Parks, After School, Recreation, and Community Services (PARCS) Department, effective immediately. Miller will continue to serve as Director of Customer Relations and Analytics, where she has been successfully streamlining customer service delivery through the […]

Mayor Announces Signing of Master Grant Agreement for Transformative Climate Communities Funding

Posted: February 26, 2019

Mayor Lee Brand, along with local civic leaders and partner agencies, today announced the signing of the Master Grant Agreement (MGA) with the Strategic Growth Council for the Transformative Climate Communities Collaborative program.  Mayor Brand will ask that the City Council approve the MGA for development and implementation of greenhouse gas emissions reduction projects in […]

Presidents Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: February 14, 2019

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 18, 2019.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, February 19.  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:  Office closed.  […]

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 […]