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Dear Resident,

I know many of you are not able to watch our Council Meetings because of work or other obligations, so I wanted to provide an update on what was voted on related to our district. As a reminder, the next City Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 29, 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

Thursday, April 22, 2021 Council Meeting

1R – Traffic Signal Update Project at Tulare Street and U Street –  Award a construction contract to Bush Engineering, Inc. (APROVED).

Fresno County Moves Into Orange Tier
The California Department of Public Health announced that Fresno County has moved to the less restrictive red or “substantial” tier as of Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
What does this mean for the City of Fresno?

Businesses allowed to operate indoors at a 50% capacity
Restaurants, movie theaters, museums, zoos, and places of worship.

Businesses allowed to operate indoors at a 25% capacity
Gyms and fitness centers, bowling alleys, wineries, breweries, and distilleries.

Still Closed:
Concert venues
Convention centers


Please contact us at (559) 621-7832 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. 
Wednesdays – The Valley Inn 2PM-4PM (every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month) (Pfizer Vaccines now available at this location).
Thursdays – Mary Ella Brown Community Center 1PM-4PM (Pfizer Vaccine available at this location.)

Mother’s Day at Arte Americas

On Sunday, May 9th, Art Americas will be hosting a Virtual Mariachi Tenochtitlan Celebration for our mothers’, and in honor of Dr. Norma Solis, a doctor in the Central Valley, whom like many other essential workers, has worked diligently during the pandemic to ensure that everyone in the community is safe, and healthy. 

If you’re looking for a beautiful Mother’s Day gift, consider purchasing handcrafted giftboxes made Mexican artisans and local entrepreneurs, on and help them raise funds to help with repairs at the facility

City of Fresno 

Police Reform Implementation Team

This week’s meeting April 20th, has been moved to next week April 27th. To join the Zoom Meeting online please  visit:
to register. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
You can also view the Police Reform Implementation Team meeting on Comcast Channel 96 & AT&T Channel 99. You may email your comments to If you need additional accommodations such as interpreters, sign language signers, or the services of a translator, please contact the office of the City Clerk at (559) 621-7650 or To ensure availability, you are advised to make your request at least three business days prior to the meeting.



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.

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

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