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Measure M



The City Council of the City of Kerman has placed Measure M on the November 8, 2016, ballot to ask the City voters to approve an ordinance     Continue Reading→

Friendship Across the Sea Dinner October 27

A Welcome dinner reception in honor the Friendship Across The Sea program with will be held on October 27 at the Community Center. Continue Reading

REVISED Watering Schedule

The City adopts revised outdoor watering schedule during less sever drought conditions.

Odd Number Addresses:  Tue., Thurs. and Sat.
Even Number Addresses: Wed., Fri. and Sun.
No Watering Allowed on Mondays
No Watering Any Day Between 6:00 am
and 8:00 am or Between Noon and 7:00 pm.
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Animal Services Adopt-a-Pet

Dog1Open your heart to fostering an animal. The Kerman Animal Services Adopt-a-Pet facilitates the fostering of animals. They also provide information and photos on lost pets.  The physical address of the Kerman Animal Shelter is 15485 W. Church Ave., Kerman, CA 93630. Visit the Kerman Adopt-a-Pet Facebook page at Kerman Animal Services. Remember fostering saves lives. Click here to access Animal Control information.

Almond Festival                     Almond Festival

The 2016 Almond Festival was a great success. Click here for a video of the event.

Click here to read the City’s Mission and Vision Statements We hope you find this site to be a valuable resource that you will continue to use. If you have questions or comments feel free to send an email to the Webmaster

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESThe 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→

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.


Community Clean-up Event


Saturday, October 29 – Saturday, November 5, 2016

Clean up event is only for Kerman residents. You must provide proof of residency (Driver license or City Utility bill).

Monday—Friday. 7:00 am-3:00 pm
Saturday 7 am-2 pm (closed Sunday, Oct. 30)
Location: 15300 W Jensen Av, Kerman
Residents must bring items to location and help unload!

LIMIT ONE SMALL TRUCK OR TRAILER LOAD PER HOUSEHOLD.  Please bring items separated by material type (metal, wood & trash)

ACCEPTED WITH EXTRA CHARGE – Small tires $3 each & Large tires $10 each – CASH ONLY!


GREEN WASTE                               METAL

Tree limbs cut into 4 foot lengths     Clean Auto Parts
Leaves and Lawn Clippings             Scrap Metal
Clean Wood (No oil, paint & nails)

E-WASTE                                     MISCELLANEOUS
Computers                                    Mattresses & Furniture Televisions                                   Household Trash
Other Electronic Waste

Refrigerators Washers/Dryers

Oil                        Cement or Concrete
Chemicals            Paints/Solvents
Herbicides            Pesticides
Car Batteries        Home Batteries

For information on disposal of these types of waste, Contact County of Fresno – Household Hazardous Waste at 559-600-4259

Senior Citizens and Handicapped Individuals: Who are NOT able to take items to Mid Valley Disposal can have them picked up on Friday, November 4. These items should be placed at front of your house by street gutter, in the curb, and NOT on sidewalk, and NOT in Alley Ways. Call Jeanna Burdine-Slaven at the Senior Center 559-846-9329 before November 1, to make an appointment. If you miss the deadline you will need to make other arrangements to discard your items.

For additional information contact City at 559-846-9331 or Mid Valley Disposal 559-843-2467


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