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City Press Releases and News

City of Fresno Announces Public Notice of Weed Abatement Inspections on Vacant Lots

Posted: April 13, 2018

The City of Fresno Code Enforcement Division officially announces a Public Notice of the city-wide Weed Abatement Inspection Program, in accordance with Fresno Municipal Code (FMC) Section 10-605 that all vacant and unimproved lots are required to be free from public nuisance violations year-round. Properties found in violation of FMC 10-605 are subject to citations […]

City Announces New Director of Customer Relations and Analytics

Posted: April 5, 2018

Mayor Lee Brand and City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter today announced that T.J. Miller has been named the City’s Director of Customer Relations & Analytics.  In this newly created role, Miller will focus on streamlining customer service delivery through the City’s FresGO mobile app and its full-service, non-emergency customer service line at 621-CITY (2489).  She will […]

City Reaches Agreement to Bring GAP E-Commerce Center , 500 Jobs to Fresno

Posted: March 29, 2018

Mayor Lee Brand and his administration have reached an agreement with The Gap, Inc. (Gap) to relocate their e-commerce fulfillment operation to the City of Fresno.  The relocation allows Gap to place its e-commerce fulfillment center, currently located out-of-state, near its store distribution facilities in the vicinity of Fresno-Yosemite International Airport. In moving their fulfillment […]

The City of Fresno is currently conducting a recruitment for Assistant City Manager

Posted: March 8, 2018

The City of Fresno is currently conducting a recruitment for Assistant City Manager.  In this capacity, the City Manager is seeking an individual experienced in public administration with a strong understanding of varied municipal operations and public policy. Learn more about this opportunity

City of Fresno Dedicates New Public Art in Mariposa Plaza

Posted: February 26, 2018

The City of Fresno, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, dedicated a new public art piece this afternoon at the Mariposa Plaza located on Fulton Street.  The new piece is the first to be installed on Fulton since 1964 and the first to be installed on the newly opened Fulton Street. Money […]

FAX Officially Launches New “Q” System

Posted: February 22, 2018

The City of Fresno held a press conference this morning to announce the official launch of the Fresno Area Express (FAX) bus rapid transit system known as “Q,” a state of the art bus system that provides faster, more convenient, and more reliable service than a traditional bus line.  Among the features that “Q” provides are […]

Presidents Day Holiday Schedule for City of Fresno Offices

Posted: February 14, 2018

City of Fresno offices will be closed in observance of the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 19, 2018.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, February 20.  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:  Office closed.  The […]

SGC Approves $70 Million Package For Fresno’s Transformative Climate Communities Projects

Posted: January 30, 2018

The California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) today approved a $70 million package of projects in Southwest Fresno, Downtown Fresno and Chinatown through the Transformative Climate Communities Program (TCC). The projects were proposed by area residents and business owners through an unprecedented series of community meetings that put the power to decide how to spend the […]

City Shows 3rd Straight Positive Year in Latest Independent Audit

Posted: January 25, 2018

The City of Fresno has completed its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year which ended June 30, 2017. Highlights from the City’s CAFR: City assets continue to set records, reaching a total of $3.6 billion for the first time in the City’s history. The City also received a record $804.3 million of […]

Office of Independent Review Quarterly Report Now Available

Posted: January 25, 2018

The City of Fresno Office of Independent Review’s report for the fourth quarter of 2017 is now available on the City’s website. The report, compiled by Independent Reviewer John A. Gliatta, covers the period from October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. The report, as well as other information on the Office of Independent Review, […]