Fresno’s City Council looks to be conducting a power grab. You know how it is with power grabs in a big institution: once you start, it’s hard to stop.
Despite serving as a co-author on the bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom in her hometown, Sen. Melissa Hurtado was noticeably absent.
In the release announcing his resignation, Cruz Avila is said to be serving in a CEO capacity for “another local, community minded organization.”
The Fresno City Council is set to draw a line in the sand between its district discretionary funds and district infrastructure funds.
While falling short of goals in 2018, local officials are trying again to improve farmworker access to vanpools for transportation to and from work.
Fresno County is looking to for seven residents from across the county to serve on an oversight board to evaluate Measure C-funded road projects.
The Fresno prosecutor and Mayoral candidate has indicated support in requiring union project-labor agreements for all city projects that exceed $500,000.
The tentative project, named Barstow Commons, is a window into the increasingly important – and controversial – world of housing in California.
The group, Newsom’s administration said in a release, will “advise the Administration on solutions to address the state’s homelessness epidemic.”
One challenge is acquiring the authority to implement a lengthy list of priorities set out by Fresno County’s Supervisors. The other is court rulings.