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FRESNO COUNTY’S MEASURE C 🚘 🚍🚲
The Tulare County Board of Supervisors approved a no-cost lease agreement with the City of Tulare, allowing a 200+ bed homeless shelter to move forward on a portion of the Hillman healthcare campus on East O’Neal Avenue and South O Street.
Supervisor Brandau votes against local homelessness action plan + increased fines approved (11/29/22)
After asking why he shouldn’t get “free housing,” Supervisor Brandau was the sole vote against an updated local Homelessness Action Plan that incorporates $6.7 million in state funding.
Trails End’s residents question whether the rules are meant to improve their health and safety or if it is just a ploy to push lower-income tenants out of their homes.
Resources for Renters
The Fresno City Code Enforcement team provided an update on their Anti-Slum Enforcement Team on Thursday. See if your apartment is on the list of targeted properties.
Thousands of homes, and not a single one affordable: Clovis moves forward on 1,000-acre expansion at the edge of town
Last year, the threat of an endangered salamander at the edge of sprawl temporarily stopped one of the region’s largest developers from building a new 1000-acre tract of suburbia in northeast Clovis. Now, even with confirmation of the presence of the endangered animal, the city of Clovis is moving forward with the developer’s full plan…
A new Amazon ‘last mile’ facility expected to bring 500 jobs to area has opened. Workers are being transferred from a now-closed south Fresno location.
The Fresno pilot would have provided nearly 300 pregnant women, foster parents and youth with $1,000 no-strings-attached monthly stipends.
Mientras avanza la sequía histórica en California, al menos una trabajadora agrícola del Valle de San Joaquín dice que podría irse del condado de Fresno en busca de trabajo.
Measure P questions raised during Fresno Parks Commission meeting, public hearing culminates Dec. 19
During its Dec. 5 meeting, several questions were raised about the use of Measure P funds, ranging from when warming centers are open to support for allocations to the Fresno Veterans Memorial Auditorium.
Measure P recommendations include $1M for organizations and increased funding for warming/cooling centers (11/21/22)
The City of Fresno’s Parks, Recreation & Arts Commission met on Nov. 21, 2022 and approved recommending allocations for Measure P funding, including $1 million for community organizations and increased funding for warming and cooling centers.
Despite the item not appearing on the public agenda, the Parlier City Council approved amending the Parks and Recreation budget to include a three-year state grant of approximately $200,000 and additional funds to hire staff for events.
The commission approved a new 10,056-square-foot childcare facility and voted to establish rules and procedures.