2014/2015 Annual Budget
Interim Urgency Ordinance Approved
City Council adopts Interim Ordinance Enacted Under Government Section 65858. View Ordinance
Interim City Manager Appointed
The City Council has appointed John Kunkel from the City of Exeter as Interim City Manager. Mr. Kunkel has 11 years of City Manager experience. Prior to that he was the Police Chief at the City of Exeter for almost 20 years.
The selection was made at a special Council meeting held on Friday, July 17, after an extensive interim City Manager search.
FALL 2015 College Classes in Kerman
Madera Community College Center is offiering college classes in Kerman. The Fall 2015 classes begin August 17, 2015 . . . Continue Reading →
Spring/Summer Watering Schedule
The City’s Spring/Summer watering schedule is in effect.
Below is the approved schedule:
Odd Numbered Houses - Tuesday & Saturday
Even Numbered Houses - Wednesday & Sunday
Watering is prohibited from 6:00 am to 8:00 am and from Noon to 7:00 pm every day
The City of Kerman operates the Kerman Transit bus, known as Dial-A-Ride, for residents within the city limits of Kerman and the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency (FCRTA) operates the Westside Transit with services to all of the westside cities. FCRTA is a Joint Powers Authority comprised of thirteen rural cities and the County to provide a coordinated transit system for rural Fresno County. Continue Reading→
2014 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report - We test the drinking water quality for many constituents as required by state and federal regulations. This report shows the results of our monitoring for the period of Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2014.
The following list provides a description and contact information of emergency services available in Fresno County.
Catholic Charities Diocese of Fresno – (559) 237-0851 – Provides emergency food and clothing.
Central California Legal Services, Inc. – (559) 570-1200 – Assist the homeless with legal problems related to health, welfare, and public benefits.
El Puente – (559) 600-1647 – Provides a 32-unit housing facility (30 to 90 day stay) for families receiving Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC).
Evangel Home, Inc. – (559) 264-4714 – Provides temporary (28 days) emergency shelter to single women and women with children.
Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health – (559) 453-4099 – Provides permanent supportive housing for men and women; counseling, advocacy, street outreach, substance abuse treatment, life skills, mental health counseling and transportation.
Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC) – (559) 498-8543 – Provides permanent supportive housing for men, women and families; transitional housing for transitional aged youth (18-24); Youth Shelter to at-risk, runaway, and homeless youths ages 11 to 17. All programs provide counseling, advocacy, street outreach, life skills and transportation.
Fresno County Office of Education – (559) 265-3000 – Provides services to homeless school age children. The goal is to provide access to educational opportunities.
Housing Authority of Fresno County – (559) 443-8431 – Provides permanent supportive housing to men, women, families, veterans and veteran families, persons with HIV/AIDS and their families; counseling, advocacy, life skills, street outreach and mental health counseling.
Fresno Rescue Mission – (559) 268-0939 – Provides temporary housing, food, and clothing to men, women, and children; residential substance abuse treatment program for men.
Holy Cross Center for Women – (559) 237-3379 – Provides day-care services to women with children, laundry services, rest, shower facilities, diapers, formula, clothing, counseling referrals, computers, English classes, heath training, and crafts.
Holy Cross Clinic at Poverello – (559) 442-4108 – Serving the homeless and uninsured by providing medical care and basic dental services.
Marjaree Mason Center – (559) 233-HELP (4357) – Provides safe house for victims of domestic violence including counseling, case management, advocacy and life skills.
Mental Health Systems Inc. – (559) 264-7521 – Provides permanent supportive housing for women and children; counseling, advocacy, substance abuse treatment, life skills and mental health counseling.
Poverello House – (559) 498-6988 – Provides meals, emergency clothing, showers, referrals, residential substance abuse treatment for men; temporary housing for men and women; advocacy, counseling, life skills, street outreach and transportation.
Naomi’s House – (559) 443-1531 – Provides temporary housing for women only, case management, life skills, street outreach, advocacy and transportation.
Salvation Army – (559) 233-0139 – Provides emergency food, some utility and rental assistance, substance abuse treatment for men and women.
Spirit of Woman – (559) 244-4353 – Provides residential substance abuse treatment for pregnant and parenting women, counseling, advocacy, life skills and mental health counseling.
Turning Point of Central California – (559) 233-2668 – Provides permanent supportive housing for men, women and families with counseling, advocacy, education, life skills, street outreach and mental health counseling.
VA Central California Health Care System – (559) 225-6100 – Provides services to veterans and their families, permanent supportive housing, counseling, advocacy, substance abuse treatment, health care, life skills, street outreach, mental health counseling and transportation.
Westcare – (559) 265-4800 – Provides permanent supportive housing for families, rapid rehousing for men, women and families; services to veterans and their families; counseling, advocacy, residential substance abuse treatment, life skills, street outreach, mental health counseling and transportation.
To help strengthen our efforts to reduce water usage, the Kerman City Council has approved funding for a limited number of rebates. They will be on a first come – first served basis until the allocated funds are depleted.
Toilet Rebate - If you replace a high water use toilet that was manufactured before 1992 and uses more than 1.6 gpf with a new HET toilet of 1.28 gpf or less you may qualify for a $100 rebate!
High Efficiency Clothes Washer - Replacing a high use clothes washer with an HE clothes washer from the PG&E “Most Efficient 2015″ listing attached to the application may qualify you for a rebate of $100.
To apply for either rebate, you must meet the terms and conditions as outlined in the rebate applications. The program term is August 1, 2015 through March 30, 2016. Items ordered, purchased, and installed before August 1, 2015 or after March 30, 2016 do not qualify.
Completed applications must be submitted for review before the rebates can be approved.
For more information on water conservation, contact Lydia Madruga, Water Conservation at 559-846-9372.
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