Each week we create short and easy-to-read briefs analyzing local government meetings based on the Fresno Documenters’ coverage so you can stay informed.
Community members slam Fresno Cultural Arts Plan draft; agreement with Fresno Arts Council forthcoming
At their Tuesday meeting, Fresno Parks, Recreation, and Arts Commissioners heard concerns about the draft Cultural Arts Plan and learned that an agreement with the Fresno Arts Council is forthcoming.
Planning Commission moves forward plan for Central Southeast Fresno
At its Wednesday meeting, the Fresno Planning Commission moved forward the Central Southeast Fresno specific plan, which includes the development of affordable housing, commercial projects, and other community-building amenities.
Lindsay City Council issues proclamation for Pride Month; plans pride flag-raising at City Hall
On the same day Fresno County moved toward limiting the flags flown on county properties, the city of Lindsay in Tulare County issued a proclamation honoring Pride Month and announced that the Pride flag will be flown at City Hall.
Tulare County initiates eminent domain in Goshen despite landowner objection
At their Tuesday meeting, the Tulare County Supervisors voted to initiate eminent domain proceedings to acquire a privately-owned parcel at a Goshen intersection, despite the landowner’s request for more time.
Fresno County flag ordinance moves forward; in-home caregivers continue plea for wage increase
At its Tuesday meeting, the Fresno County Supervisors moved forward an ordinance that limits the flags that may be flown at county properties and heard from in-home caregivers who continue to plea for an hourly wage increase.
Fresno County Planning Commission OKs Sunnyside High School Agricultural Education Center in SE Fresno
The Fresno County Planning Commission moved forward Fresno Unified’s plans to acquire 17.75 acres for its proposed Sunnyside High School Agricultural Education Center in SE Fresno.
Madera County Supervisors allocate ARPA funds for hospital license renewal
At its Tuesday meeting, the Madera County Board of Supervisors allocated $100,000 of pandemic relief funds for Madera Community Hospital’s license renewal.
Tulare County declares emergency due to $46M infrastructure damage, ‘hopeful’ about FEMA reimbursements
At its Tuesday meeting, the Tulare County Board of Supervisors approved the declaration of an emergency due to $46 million of damage to county roads, bridges, and related infrastructure.
Clovis council member draws ire by pushing flag debate; 500-acre NW annexation approved despite water concerns
At Monday’s Clovis City Council meeting, council members criticized Diane Pearce for creating a public debate of its existing flag policy, plus a 500-acre northwest annexation was approved despite lingering water concerns.
Backyard chickens coming to Visalia?
The Visalia City Council met on Monday and voted against initiating code updates that would allow residents to keep backyard chickens in residential zones.
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