Fresno County to hold one-day Election Worker hiring event

vcaThe Fresno County Elections office is looking for election workers to help during the March 3 primary election and will hold a one-day hiring event to fill hundreds of available positions.

On Saturday, January 25, from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, job seekers are invited to come learn about available positions, apply and interview on site. Continue reading “Fresno County to hold one-day Election Worker hiring event”

County employees answer the emergency call for blood donations!

January is National Blood Donor Month, and Fresno County is proud to join with Central California Blood Center and the City of Fresno – Office of the City Manager to help address the critical need for blood donations in the Central Valley. The City and County recently teamed up to support three simultaneous blood drives and encouraged employees to come out to donate if they were able. Continue reading “County employees answer the emergency call for blood donations!”

Upcoming Bilingual Voter Education Workshops

voteBeginning with the March 2020 primary election there is a new way to vote in Fresno County. The Voters Choice Act will be implemented giving voters “More Days, More Ways” to vote.

To help educate and prepare Fresno County voters for what to expect with the forthcoming changes, Fresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters, Brandi Orth, has announced several upcoming bilingual Voter Education Workshops open to the public. Continue reading “Upcoming Bilingual Voter Education Workshops”

Buddy Mendes named Fresno County Board of Supervisors Chairman for 2020

The Fresno County Board of Supervisors kicked off their first meeting of 2020 this morning by naming District 4 Supervisor, Buddy Mendes, Board Chairman for the 2020 calendar year. Supervisor Mendes takes over the role of Chairman from District 5 Supervisor, Nathan Magsig, who served for all of 2019. This will be the second time Supervisor Mendes has served as Board Chairman, having first held the role in 2016. Continue reading “Buddy Mendes named Fresno County Board of Supervisors Chairman for 2020”

Breaking ground on Gateway Villas in Kerman

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Fresno County was proud to join with the City of Kerman and Willow Partners LLC to celebrate to start of construction on the Gateway Villas Apartments, a 61-unit affordable housing development for families located in Kerman, California.

The property will offer thirty 3-bedroom and thirty 2-bedroom units, all with two bathrooms. Also included is a property manager’s residence to ensure active management oversight. Continue reading “Breaking ground on Gateway Villas in Kerman”

Homeless Services Forum

On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, a Homeless Services Forum was held in Clovis, CA, bringing together community leaders to discuss the issue of homelessness in the County. Speakers provided critical insight and updates on what is being done to address the homelessness crisis in our communities and took questions from members of the public in attendance. Continue reading “Homeless Services Forum”

Editorial: “No Party Preference” Voters have options

By Brandi Orth, Fresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters

Voters will receive party ballots for the March 2020 Presidential Primary Election. if you are a registered to a specific political party, your ballot will include that party’s Presidential race and Central Committee race.

However, if you are one of the more than 112,000 “No Party Preference” (NPP) – sometimes called “non-partisan” or “decline to state” – your Primary election ballot will not include any Presidential candidates. NPP voters will not be voting for President unless you choose to crossover or re-register. NPP voters will receive a postcard in the mail to request a crossover ballot. Continue reading “Editorial: “No Party Preference” Voters have options”