Articles, Blog

New Ordinance trying to crack down on panhandling

September 10, 2019


PLUS… HE SAW A NEED AND TOOK ACTION. WE’LL SHOW YOU HOW A MAN IN A WHEELCHAIR IS .. HELPING TO FIX A LOCAL ROAD. ANOTHER WARM DAY AS THE WINDS OF CHANGE MOVE IN AND A STORMY FIRST DAY OF SPRING IS SETTING UP SHOP… KATHRYN: GOOD EVENING, I’M KATHRYN HERR. KEN: AND I’M KEN MALLOY. KEN: NEW AT SIX… YOU COULD SOON FACE A FINE FOR GIVING MONEY TO PANHANDLERS – AT STOP SIGNS … OR INTERSECTION … IN THE CITY OF FRESNO. THAT ORDINANCE COULD BE PASSED AT THE .. NEXT CITY COUNCL MEETING ON THURSDAY. KEN: CBS 47’S “KAY LEE” ” HUNT” JOINS US LIVE AT CITY HALL.. WITH REACTION FROM SOME CITY … COUNCIL MEMBERS.. ..KAY LEE… KAILE: COUNCILMEMBER LUIS CHAVEZ BELIEVES PANHANDLERS CREATE BIG PROBLEMS IN THE CITY OF FRESNO. HE BELIEVES THIS NEW ORDINANCE COULD HELP COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 5 10;56;09″I have gotten a lot of calls in my office about almost hitting these individuals or getting hit.” COUNCILMEMBER LUIS CHAVEZ IS A CO-SPONSOR OF THE ORDINANCE…. HE TELLS ME THE GOAL IS TO STOP PANHANDLING BY CITING THOSE WHO ENCOURAGE THE ACT…. LUIS CHAVEZ, COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 5 10;59;08″Part of this conversation for those folks that get cited will be, here is a list of organizations that you can in Fresno.” 00;20;54″It’s going to hurt the charitable giving of residence in Fresno.” ARIAS SAYS IS OPPOSED OF THIS ORDINANCE. HE BELIEVES POLICE RESOURCES COULD BE BETTER USED ELSEWEHERE. MIGUEL ARIAS COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 5 00;20;37″This ordinance will simply be taking away from police services and resources to something that is of less priority of the crime and murders in our city.” THOSE WHO WORK WITH THE HOMELESS BELIEVE THIS IS A DIRECT ATTACK…. DESIREE MARTINEZ IS THE FOUNDER OF THE NON-PROFIT HOMELESS IN FRESNO… DESIREE MARTINEZ, FOUNDER OF HOMELESS IN FRESNO 10;50;57″When you have real street family members out here and I work with them and I have been knowing them a lot of

No Comments

Leave a Reply