Department of Child Support Services – Staff Appreciation

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DCSS Staff Appreciation reception

Every day the staff of the Fresno County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS)  works tirelessly to administer and implement the Federal Child Support Program for the State of California in Fresno County. As the local child support enforcement agency for all of Fresno County, the DCSS team works with a shared goal to encourage parents to provide for their children and promote the financial, medical and emotional well being of children throughout Fresno County communities. Continue reading “Department of Child Support Services – Staff Appreciation”

Ribbon Cutting for new Department of Social Services Admin Building

This week Fresno County celebrated the opening of the Fresno County Department of Social Services’ new administration building at the former Pelco campus in Clovis. This newly remodeled building is the first of several to open as the Department works to transition its workforce and public services from nearly 30 separate facilities throughout the County to a single campus. Continue reading “Ribbon Cutting for new Department of Social Services Admin Building”

Alert: Fresno County Paving Projects

Map_Fresno CountyThe Fresno County Department of Public Works is currently working to prepare a number of roadway sections throughout the County for repaving, which may cause temporary delays, detours and potentially bumpy rides for some. We ask for the community’s patience as teams work to smooth out the ride and keep our roads safe for all to travel. Please watch out for warning signs and crews at work.

Below are maps of the County’s Supervisorial Districts indicating where work is being conducted. Click on the maps for larger PDF versions. Continue reading “Alert: Fresno County Paving Projects”

Notice of Public Meetings to Consider the Draft Election Administration Plan for Fresno County

voteFresno County Clerk/Registrar of Voters Brandi Orth invites all interested parties to attend a Public Consultation Meeting to discuss and comment upon the draft Fresno County Election Administration Plan (EAP). The Clerk/Registrar will host multiple meetings to facilitate the participation of community members, especially representatives, advocates, and stakeholders of language communities and representatives of the disability community and community organizations and individuals that advocate for, or provide services to, individuals with disabilities.

All members of the public are welcome and we encourage you to forward this meeting notice to interested persons. Continue reading “Notice of Public Meetings to Consider the Draft Election Administration Plan for Fresno County”

Fresno County Board of Supervisors Appoints Raman Bath as New County Librarian

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Raman Bath addresses the Board of Supervisors following his appointment as Fresno County Librarian.

The Fresno County Board of Supervisors has named Raman Bath as the new Fresno County Librarian. Mr. Bath is a 16-year employee of the Fresno County Public Library (FCPL) and has served as Interim County Librarian since February of this year following the retirement of former County Librarian, Kelley Landano.

Throughout his more than 16 years of service in the Fresno County Public Library System, Mr. Bath has progressively promoted to positions of increasing responsibility including Public Services Librarian, Supervising Librarian, and most recently Associate County Librarian. Continue reading “Fresno County Board of Supervisors Appoints Raman Bath as New County Librarian”

Editorial: Collaboration is critical to protecting Fresno County communities from the threat of wildfire

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By:
Nathan Magsig, District 5 Supervisor, County of Fresno
Mark Johnson, Chief, CAL FIRE Fresno-Kings Unit/Fresno County Fire Protection District

Wildfire is no stranger to California. Last year wildfires wrought historic destruction to several California communities, continuing a concerning trend in our state of wildfires occurring more frequently and with more ferocity.  As the temperatures rise, the threats of wildfire are once again on everyone’s mind.

California’s Mediterranean climate has always brought the risk of wildfires. Our long hot summers, dried vegetation and annual grasses combine to make an explosive mixture once a fire is ignited. In California, most wildland fires are human-caused, mostly by accident, though sometimes intentional. Continue reading “Editorial: Collaboration is critical to protecting Fresno County communities from the threat of wildfire”

Community meeting to present Willow Avenue widening project

{Photos courtesy of the City of Clovis}

The City of Clovis, in cooperation with both the County and City of Fresno, will host a public meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 6pm in the multi-purpose room of Clovis North High School to present the latest information on the Willow Avenue widening project which is scheduled to begin June 17, 2019. The public will be provided with information on the construction schedule, details on various aspects of the project and planned traffic control strategies. The public will also be given an opportunity to ask questions. Continue reading “Community meeting to present Willow Avenue widening project”