This months meetings at the City Hall Planning Commission, Steering Committee for the West Area Specific Plan, and Fresno Metro Ministry plan for Blackstone give insight into the future of Fresno.
Fresno City Hall promotions Transportation Director Jim Schaad will become an assistant city manager and Greg Barfield, Transportation’s No. 2 leader, will move into the interim director’s job.
Despite many business on Blackstone Avenue, the eight-mile stretch of Blackstone from Downtown to River Park Shopping Center could use infrastructure and more projects to turn some parts of Blackstone into a booming section of Fresno.
Fresno Chamber of Commerce officially opposes Measure P and would have preferred a joint measure supporting public safety and parks.
Fresno Police Auditor John Gliatta makes recommendations on which officers should receive body cameras and addresses police report writing misinterpretations.
Voters in November will vote on the City of Fresno charter provisions superseded by state or federal law, and an amendment prohibiting the approval of an unbalanced budget.
Developers fees are sitting in bank accounts waiting to be spent beautifying street medians, but few contractors are bidding for projects because local contractors in the current economy are busy.
Fresno City Council will decide the next step for the Fresno for Parks measure this Friday where supporters will apply pressure on electeds in hope of arriving one step closer to a sales tax that would yield 1.5 billion over the next 30 years.
Michael Carbajal, a familiar face and the current interim assistant director for the Department of Public Utilities will now lead the Department as the director for the City of Fresno.
Police Auditor John Gliatta’s report gives insight into Homeless Task Force operations.