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Dear Resident,

I want to remind folks that there are funds available for City of Fresno residents who are struggling to pay their rent and/or are behind on any utility bills. Last week, 483 households were helped will past due utility bills amounting to a total of $738,599.41.

For the 9/2/21 City Council meeting, we will be taking action to provide more funds for the 6 community-based organizations assisting with the Emergency Rental Assistance program. Other items on the agenda are appointments to the Tower District Specific Plan Implementation Committee, District 3 Project Review Committee, and Historic Preservation Commission. To view other items on the agenda you can click on this link. City Council Meeting agendas are posted on the City’s website on the Friday (today) before the meeting at 5PM. To participate in the meeting, you can register by clicking on the link located in the agenda. You can view the meeting on CMAC 3 or live on the City of Fresno’s Facebook page at 9AM. 


Miguel Angel Arias
Councilmember, District 3

TODAY 8/27/21

Come out and enjoy this family-friendly event happening at 6PM in Chinatown!
It will be an Obon Celebration. The Obon festival is an annual Japanese holiday which commemorates and remembers deceased ancestors.

There will be:
Taiko Drummers
Various food trucks and food stands
K-pop pop-up

Let’s support our small businesses!

Corner of Kern/G to Kern/E Streets
6PM to 11PM
Free Admission

SATURDAY 8/28/21
City of Fresno

Where: Jaswant Singh Khalra Neighborhood Park
             3861 W Clinton Avenue, Fresno, CA 93722

When: Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 9AM – 1PM
What: Obstacle courses, table games, and ball zone

Come out and enjoy the last days of summer!
There will be balance beams, hula hoops, hurdles, giant jenga, giant checkers, giant connect four, cornhole, volleyball, & badminton.


Watch out for City of Fresno Street Maintenance Crews who will be reconstructing the pavement on S Delno Ave., W Atchison Ave., and W Atchison Ct. Beginning Monday, August 30, 2021 from 6AM to 5PM daily.

Work will include street repavement, reconstruction of pavement undulations, and pavement markings.

(by appointment)

1025 Fulton Street
Call: (559) 312-8044
African American Coalition
Fresno Covid-19 Equity Project

1221 Fulton Street
Call: (559) 600-3550
Fresno County Dep. of Public Health
Immunization Program




To learn more about the redistricting process and propose your map of how City of Fresno districts should look like please visit:


We would like your feedback on the report and encourage you to provide comments or complete the survey below or both. The report is a policy-based blueprint for displacement avoidance in Fresno. Your input is needed by September 3, 2021 in order to finalize the report.

To learn more about the Here to Stay report and the recommended policies within, please visit: Here to Stay
or you can pick up a copy at one of these sites: 

St Rest Baptist Church,
Westside Church of God
Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church
Fresno County Public Library–West Fresno Branch & Downtown Main library
Mary Ella Brown Community Center
Centro La Familia Advocacy Services
City Hall (give our office a call at 559-621-7833).

Behind on Rent?

As a reminder, City of Fresno residents are encouraged to apply, if they are unable to pay the full amount of rent and utilities from April 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021. The City, along with 6 Community-Benefit Organizations (CBOs) will process the applications.

For more details about the program, visit:

Contact one of the partner organizations to apply or apply directly at:

Reading and Beyond: 559-214-0317
The Fresno Center: 559-898-2565
Centro la Familia: 559-237-2961
Jakara Movement: 559-549-4088
West Fresno Family Resource Center: 559-621-2967
Education and Leadership Foundation: 559-291-5428

Atrasado con la Renta?

Como recordatorio, se alienta a los residentes de la Ciudad de Fresno a que presenten su solicitud si no pueden pagar el monto total del alquiler y los servicios publicos desde el 1 de Abril 2020, hasta el 30 de Septiembre de 2021. La Ciudad de Fresno, junto con 6 organizaciones de beneficio comunitario, procesara las solicitudes. 

Para obtener mas detalles sobre la programa, visite:

Comuniquese con una de las organizaciones asociadas para presentar una solicitud o puede aplicar directamente en:

Reading and Beyond: 559-214-0317
The Fresno Center: 559-898-2565
Centro la Familia: 559-237-2961
Jakara Movement: 559-549-4088
West Fresno Family Resource Center: 559-621-2967
Education and Leadership Foundation: 559-291-5428

We are here for you. Estamos Aquí Para Usted.

Our staff remains readily available through COVID-19.

Call us at (559) 621-7832 or email us at
Llamenos al (559) 621-7832 o envíenos un correo electrónico a

Our Fresno City Hall Mailing Address is:
Fresno City Hall
2nd Floor Executive Offices
2600 Fresno Street
Fresno, California, 93721

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