31 Aug



To:  Housing and Community Development Stakeholders


You are receiving this email because you have previously expressed interest in receiving updates related to the City of Fresno’s (City) Housing and Community Development efforts.  If you no longer wish to receive e-mails like this, please simply reply with the word STOP to be removed from future messages. Please also consider sharing the attached public notice (English, Hmong, Spanish) with your networks, and those that may be interested in providing review and/or public comments as outlined below.


The City is reaching out to interested individuals to share information about the citizen engagement process for the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  The CAPER serves to meet the performance reporting requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as set forth with the Consolidated Plan Regulations. The performance report, due to HUD 90 days after the close of the City’s program year on June 30, is due by September 29th of each year.  The draft report describes activities undertaken by the City of Fresno during the Program Year (PY) 2017, beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, using the following federal funds:


  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG),
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG),
  • Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons With HIV/AIDS (HOPWA). 


These limited resources assist with funding community development efforts to improve housing, economic, and social conditions and opportunities for low-income and moderate-income residents of Fresno. The City funded and administered projects to address the four main goals of the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan. The City also supported its goals and strategies through administrative actions, including providing support to neighborhood groups and non-profits, planning and coordination of local resources and with other organizations such as the continuum of care, and through certifications of consistency.


Beginning August 31, 2018, a Public Review Draft of the report will be made available for a fifteen day review period. The Draft Public Review Program Year 2017 CAPER is available at Fresno City Hall, 2600 Fresno Street, Room 2133 (City Clerk’s Office) and Room 3070 (Housing Division); as well as at the Downtown Branch of the Fresno County Public Library and online at under the Plans and Reports tab. Written comments may be mailed to: City of Fresno, DARM, Attention: Tom Morgan, 2600 Fresno Street, Room 3070 Fresno California, 93721 or by e-mail to by no later than September 17, 2018.


The Housing and Community Development Commission will conduct a public workshop on September 12, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., at Fresno City Hall, 2600 Fresno Street, Second Floor, Meeting Room A. The Fresno City Council will be presented with the Draft PY 2017 CAPER for consideration and adoption on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at or about 10:15 AM. at Fresno City Hall, Second Floor, in the Council Chambers.


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31 Aug

Update: Clean drinking water back online for Stratford

Dear Friend:


A few weeks ago, Stratford’s wells went out and the community lost access to running water.

Hosting a water drive to deliver clean water to Stratford.

I’m proud that our community banded together behind the residents of Stratford, donating water and other important resources.  Thanks to our collective efforts, Stratford residents once again have clean, running water. 


Every human being deserves access to clean water. This tragic situation underscores the need for our elected officials to address our region’s aging water infrastructure and make long overdue investments. I’m running for State Senate to ensure we have a strong advocate in Sacramento leading on these issues.

I hope I can continue to count on your support in this important effort.


Melissa Hurtado
Candidate, State Senate District 14

Copyright © 2018 Melissa Hurtado for Senate, All rights reserved.
Paid for by Hurtado for Senate 2018 FPPC ID #1401462

Our mailing address is:

Melissa Hurtado for Senate

PO Box 1246

Sanger, CA 93657-1246

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31 Aug

Event Invitation: Tate Hill Campaign Rally and Precinct Walk

  Tate Hill invited you to Tate Hill for Fresno City Council ‘s event   Tate Hill Campaign Rally and Precinct Walk Saturday, September 8 at 9:30 AM Tate Hill for Fresno City Council HQ – 1603 E Fresno Street   Going     Interested     Not Interested   Join Tate for the a Campaign Rally and Walk on Saturday, September 8 at Campaign HQ in Downtown Fresno. Have a light refreshments, hear from other supporters, and walk with him and other volunteers… Jesse Dominguez and 15 others are also on the guest list.             Pending Invites (13) Block invites from Tate?    

Tate Hill invited you to Tate Hill for Fresno City Council‘s event

Tate Hill Campaign Rally and Precinct Walk

Saturday, September 8 at 9:30 AM

Tate Hill for Fresno City Council HQ – 1603 E Fresno Street

Join Tate for the a Campaign Rally and Walk on Saturday, September 8 at Campaign HQ in Downtown Fresno. Have a light refreshments, hear from other supporters, and walk with him and other volunteers…

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30 Aug

BWOPA-Fresno/SJV – September Newsletter (attached)


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30 Aug

event announcement

Hello, please find details for an event we are hosting next month on September 25th in Hanford. All are invited to attend and there will be a bus from Fresno to Hanford.

Calling all seniors, retirees and activists. Join the California Alliance for Retired Americans for a candidate/issue town hall with a candidate forum and ballot proposition forum in Hanford, CA. All are invited to attend and register at  Breakfast, lunch and materials are included for $10. See you at the Portuguese Fraternal Hall located at 1015 N.10th Avenue in Hanford on Tuesday, September 25th. 10 am – 3 pm.

Thanks in advance and details are attached. There

In solidarity, 

Vishnu Subramaniam 

Central Valley Organizer 

California Alliance for Retired Americans 


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30 Aug

I will not stand by while Donald Trump attacks our values

As Attorney General, my job is to do everything I can to defend California’s families and values. 


These days, it also means protecting those values against attacks from wherever they may come, including Washington, DC.


I’ve sued the Trump administration more than 40 times since taking office to stop Donald Trump from harming our communities. But I’m on the ballot this fall and my Republican opponent won’t stand up for Californians against the Trump administration’s attacks.



California is the world’s fifth-largest economy and a leader when it comes to progressive policies.


But Donald Trump wants to roll back our progress, whether it’s our environmental protections, the way we treat immigrants, or the work we’ve done to make health care more affordable and accessible to all.



Thank you,




Xavier Becerra -- California Attorney General

Becerra for Attorney General 2018
777 South Figueroa Street
Suite 4050 Los Angeles, CA 90017-5864


TThank you for supporting Xavier Becerra. Grassroots supporters like you help us protect California’s working families, advance criminal justice reform, and keep our communities safe.

From the all of us at Team Becerra, thanks for your support!

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30 Aug

I’m reaching out for TJ Cox

TJ Cox for Congress

I’ve been closely following TJ Cox’s congressional race in the Central Valley.

Why? Because TJ brings something new and needed. He’s not a politician, and for years he’s been a leader in his community — bringing health clinics and job development programs to his neighbors. He’s the real deal, Michael. Investments he directed brought health care access to more than 40,000 residents and created hundreds of new jobs!

Health care access is a big deal for me, and to say that TJ Cox would be a much-needed ally in today’s Congress would be an understatement.

I’m proud to support his campaign, and I hope you’ll join me by chipping in a donation before his end-of-month deadline.

If you’ve saved your payment information with ActBlue Express, your donation will go through immediately:

A lot needs to change if we’re going to restore the American people’s trust in Washington, and there’s no better way to do that than by getting things done — on health care, jobs, improving our schools, and protecting our environment.

That’s why I’m so eager to support TJ’s campaign because I know he’ll work to deliver real results.

This race is very competitive, and it is exactly the kind of election that we’ve got to win if we’re going to get back on track in Congress. Join me by chipping in $10 or more before TJ’s end-of-month deadline.

Let’s make sure he has the resources he needs to win this race.


Rep. Joe Kennedy III




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