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Father and Husband. Active in non-profit Creative Fresno. Live tweeter of City Council and Board of Supervisors’ meetings. Venmo: @ Andy-Hansen-Smith
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Jul 21 125 tweets 44 min read
Fresno City Council meeting July 21,2022! Among the items on the agenda include purchasing property for Senior Facility; Reappointments to Planning Commission;Special Closed Session for Esparza v City of Fresno;Amending the Council Communication Policy; WORKSHOPS On Community Cat Program - Trap, Neuter/Spay, and Return as well as Airport;RESOLUTION - Amending the Council Communication Policy
Jul 12 86 tweets 20 min read
immediately respond and haul the remaining green waste on site and assist in the general clean-up of the area.Brandau:I will spend $700-$1000 to finish it up. But County does not have an easy way to do this. I would like a list of vendors we can call quickly to do it. These are chosen with full transparency and not just a crony I know. I want to take the political part out and use this cash for tree trimming. Right now it can be easily donate to a political firm like NRA.Pacheco:I approve the first part but we already have a vendor list. If you do want
Jul 12 38 tweets 14 min read
Fresno County Board of Supervisors July 12, 2022! First (and only ) meeting of the month. Nestled among the items include supporting placing Measure C on November’s ballot;Annual Truth Act Forum regarding ICE access to incarcerated individuals at County Jail; waste clean up on Ashlan between Thorne and Fruit;Several GroundWater Sustainability plans.
Selected Consent Calendar Items:
26. *Adjourn in Memory of Julian Torres Image
Jun 30 83 tweets 28 min read
June 30,2022 Fresno City Council meeting! Among the items include Budget items; Proposed pay raises for Mayor and Councilmembers;Parkway Inn homeless shelter conversion;Measure C New Technology Grant; Tower Theater Closed Session item;#Fresno Among the Consent Agenda items:1-B Award an Agreement for 25 Axon Body 3 Flex Body Worn -Video Cameras, with unlimited Data Storage and related services; Authorize the Director of the Airport or Designee to execute this agreement
Jun 21 88 tweets 37 min read
June 21,2022 Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting! Among the items is a different way to deal with the 66,000 free roaming (“community”) cats in Fresno County; Zoo Authority annual report; Mental Health Services Act Annual Update; Both the Caruthers and Orange Cove High Schools championship softball teams honored; #Fresno Among the CONSENT AGENDA Items: 23. Approve and authorize Clerk of the Board to execute Budget transfer number 54 transferring FY 2021-22 appropriations in the amount of $350,000 from Accounts 6100 (Salaries) and 6400
Jun 16 90 tweets 37 min read
June 16, 2022 Fresno City Council meeting! With this meeting occurring in the middle of budget hearings several items have already been continued to the June 30 meeting. A WORKSHOP on Measure C and whether it should be a ballot. #Fresno @fresnoland Image Among the Consent Items 1-L Actions pertaining to the Palm Avenue and Belmont Avenue Class IV Protected Bikeway Project - Bid File 3848 (Council Districts 1, 3, and 7): 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff determination pursuant to Section 15301/Class 1 of the
Jun 9 119 tweets 46 min read
June 9,2022 Fresno City Council meeting! Today’s meeting comes two days after the June 7 election. Among the items include various workshops on Water Supply; Code Enforcement; Measure C; Also Interim City Attorney;Selected Consent Calendar items: 1-M Approve the award of a purchase contract to Swanson Fahrney Ford, of Selma, California, for the purchase of 97 Ford vehicles for Department of Public Utilities, Departments of Public Works, Transportation, Airports, Planning&Development, Police,&Animal Center for $4,139,218
May 26 158 tweets 59 min read
May 26, 2022 Fresno City Council meeting! Among the items include Mayor Dyer’s proposed budget;Housing Element Progress Report;Artistic Crosswalk Policy;eighth of a cent tax to fund Veterans Facility;Downtown PBID; ARPA funding;Renewal of Measure C ballot measure; Some selected Closed Session items with Adventure Church suing City; Sequoia Brewing also in Closed Session; Councilmembers Esparza and Bredefeld in a lawsuit with each other too;
May 12 83 tweets 30 min read
May 12, 2022 Fresno City Council meeting! The items on both the West Creek Village Development Agreement and Annual Action Plan have been CONTINUED until May 26th.;Item on Fresno PD military weapons;Kathy Bray to the Planning Commission; Tower Theater indemnity agreement; subpoena of Tower owner Lawrence Abbate. #Fresno You can watch beginning at 9:00 am on @CMACTV
May 3 49 tweets 8 min read
Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting May 3, 2022! Lots of proclamations/resolutions this morning including Oakland Raider great Daryle Lamonica who passed away recently. Also on Agenda is a verbal report on Suicide Survivors Program. Among the Consent Calendar are: 22.Adjourn in Memory for Randal "Randy" Rocca Image
Apr 28 155 tweets 53 min read
Fresno City Council meeting April 28, 2022! Among the items include rules for the Fresno Police Department to fund, acquire and use military equipment as defined in Assembly Bill 481;Fireworks Ordinance, to add liability for "social hosts" and increase the fine structure of the fireworks ordinance;contracts with federal and state lobbyists;Community Truck Reroute Study;Establishing the City of Fresno Women's Commission.#Fresno @fresnoland
Apr 21 196 tweets 72 min read
April 21, 2022 Fresno City Council meeting!Among the items today is the Purchase of Tower Theater by the City of Fresno; 3 WORKSHOPS on Animal Shelter; Downtown Fresno Partnership and Covid Emergency Orders;Also Homeless Housing;Travel by Trail, Fresno!;First Street Cycle Track; RESOLUTION - Adopting the City of Fresno Tree Policy. #Fresno @fresnoland
Apr 19 102 tweets 26 min read
April 19th, 2022 Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting! On the agenda include transferring American Rescue Plan dollars to Internal Services Dept;Update on Code Enforcement;Revenue Agreement for Future Sale of Landfill Gas as Renewable Energy at the American Avenue Disposal Site;a one-time allocation of $3,176,888 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act;
Apr 5 92 tweets 30 min read
April 5th, 2022 Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting! Among the items are using ARPA funds for A Garlic Festival, Calwa’s Swimming pool, and both the North Central Fire District and Fresno County Fire Protection District as well. A Variety of Voter’s Choice Act implementation reimbursement items too. Selected Consent Calendar include:
20. &Adopt a resolution recognizing the 20th Anniversary of the Clovis Botanical Gardens
Mar 24 152 tweets 52 min read
March 24,2022 Fresno City Council meeting! Among the items include Flag raising protocols; Councilmember Bredefled’s request to revoke Councilmembers’ credit cards and audit;WORSHOPS on Airport Concessions as well as West Fresno’s CAN (California Ave Neighborhood)Planning effort 88 Unit Transit Oriented Development which is Among the Consent Agenda items:1-I Actions pertaining to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) (Council District 1): 1. ***RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City of Fresno to accept a grant in the amount of
Mar 22 115 tweets 37 min read
March 22, 2022 Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting! An unusually packed agenda for them. Among the items Mid-Year budget report;include Brandau/Mendes letter asking for more domestic oil drilling;ARPA funding for local Garlic Festival;micro-brewery Shaw/Academy; General Plan progress report;Among the Consent Agenda:29. Adopt Resolution recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Nisei Farmers League
Mar 10 125 tweets 55 min read
March 10,2022 Fresno City Council meeting! Among the agenda items Progress report of Code Enforcement and ASET; Marriott Hotel in downtown Fresno;Continued Closed Session item on negotiations with County on price of old Valley Medical aka University Hospital
@fresnoland Among the Consent Agenda Items:1-C Actions pertaining to entering into contracts for the demolition of dangerous structures with David Knott Inc;JSA Inspections and Centec Construction 1.Adopt a finding of a Statutory Exemption, per staff determination pursuant to Section 15269
Mar 8 80 tweets 30 min read
March 8, 2022 Fresno County Board of Supervisors! They will hear from County’s State lobbyists with some of the goals being to widen Freeway 99 from Kern to Sacramento, water storage,combat fires,support fracking,restore Prop 47 theft levels, Other items on the agenda include Putting another Zoo Parcel tax on the Ballot (Measure Z);Add another County Public Information Officer to “ tell our story” to both the
community we serve and our own employees…”
Feb 17 48 tweets 17 min read
Council is back at 1:37 from Lunch break 3-B Actions related to Senate Bill 1383 - California's Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Strategy: 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15308/Class 8 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 2. ***BILL - (For introduction)
Feb 17 92 tweets 29 min read
February 17th, 2022 Fresno City Council meeting! Among the items include the Abatement Bill that most homeless advocates are opposed to; Increase the Engineering Salaries to be more competitive;American Rescue Plan dollars for PD and 911 Call Center; And one for the road:A WORKSHOP on Pavement!Among the Consent Agenda items include:1-B BILL No. 2 (Re-intro'd 2/10/2022) (For Adoption) - Amending Administrative Abatement, FMC section 10-616, to clarify limits on access to restricted areas where abatements are taking place (Subject to Mayor's Veto)
Feb 10 151 tweets 55 min read
Fresno City Council Meeting February 10,2022!Among the items:Speed Bumps (humps);WORKSHOPs on ARPA expenditures, Mid-Year Budget review,Organic Waste Reduction (SB 1383). Among the Consent Agenda:1-C BILL No. 2 (Intro'd 1/27/2022)(For Adoption)- Amending Administrative Abatement, FMC section 10-616, to clarify limits on access to restricted areas where abatements are taking place.