Select Page





Fresno County Moves Into Red Tier
The California Department of Public Health announced that Fresno County has moved to the less restrictive red or “substantial” tier as of Tuesday, March 30, 2021.
What does this mean for the City of Fresno?





Businesses allowed to operate indoors at a max 25% capacity
Restaurants, movie theaters, museums, zoos, and places of worship.

Businesses allowed to operate indoors at a max 10% capacity
Gyms and fitness centers.

Businesses allowed to operate indoors at a max 50% capacity
Clothing and shoe stores.

Still Closed:
Concert venues
Convention centers
Bars (if it does not serve food)



Please contact us at (559) 621-8000 or via email at


Effective Thursday, April 15, 2021

ALL individuals 16+ years and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine. You can call MyTurn at 1-833-422-4255 or visit MyTurn.CA.GOV to schedule an appointment near you.

While you wait for your vaccination date, please continue to stay safe and get tested for COVID-19 when necessary. 
Tuesdays – Fresno EOC Plaza 3PM-5PM
Wednesdays – The Valley Inn 2PM-4PM (every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month)
Thursdays – Mary Ella Brown Community Center 12PM-3PM




District 3 Community Budget Meetings

We are gearing up for the next fiscal year, and I’d love to hear from District 3 Constituents! Join me at our community budget meetings for a brief update on previous fiscal year investments in our District, and an engaging dialogue as you highlight your priorities for our neighborhoods.
Monday, April 12 – Central Fresno
Tuesday, April 13 – Southwest Fresno
Wednesday, April 14 – Tower District
Thursday, April 15 – Downtown

Join Us!

Dial-In Number: +1 669 900 9128
Webinar ID: 936 5386 2046



Community Connection

Photo recaps of the Beautify Fresno and Food Distribution events from this past Saturday, March 27, 2021. Special thanks to Refinery Church and Westside Church of God for serving hundreds of families through food distribution and COVID testing, and Mary Ella Brown Center and community members for participating in Beautify Fresno’s Mary Ella Brown neighborhood cleanup project!
If you would like to participate, there will be 12 individual cleanup and beautification events on Saturday, April 24 from 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Once the events are over, volunteers are invited to attend a rally in the H Street parking lot across the street from Chukchansi Park for free food, music, and fun.
See you there!







Our next City Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. 
As always, you can watch the Council Meeting live on our
Facebook page, the City of Fresno’s Facebook page, TV Comcast Channel 96, TV AT&T channel 99, or on CMAC.TV/GOV/. Comments for agenda items can be emailed to

Emergency Rental Assistance – City of Fresno residents are encouraged to apply if they are unable to pay their full amount of rent and utilities from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. The City along with six community-benefit organizations (CBOs) will process applications. 

For more details about the program, visit:

Contact one of the partner organizations to apply or apply directly at ERA.FRESNO.GOV

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

Eviction Moratorium – On January 29, 2021 Governor Newsom signed SB 91 extending the statewide eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021.

Food Distributions  As COVID-19 continues to strain families across our city, the Fresno City Council has approved CARES Act funding to trusted community organizations to provide food relief resources. Councilmember Arias, District 3 has created a comprehensive list of drive thru food distribution events. To see the full food distribution list click here.


We are here for you. Estamos Aquí Para Usted.

Our staff remains readily available through COVID-19.

Call us at (559) 621-8000 or email us at
Llamenos al (559) 621-8000 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

Copyright © 2021 Office of Councilman Miguel A. Arias, All rights reserved.
Want to change how you receive these emails?
You c