Civic Auditorium

The Hanford City Council meets inside the Hanford Civic Auditorium.

HANFORD — The Hanford City Council will meet on both Monday and Tuesday to discuss zoning and the interim city manager position.


Due to schedule conflicts with some members, council will hold a special meeting Monday to hold a public hearing and several items of general business.

The public hearing, a continuation from the June 4 meeting, is in regards to a request to amend the city’s municipal code to permit businesses like colleges; exercise studios; large health facilities; business support services; medical offices; professional and commercial offices; laboratories; government offices; furniture stores; landscape nurseries; banks and credit unions – secondary branch; payday lenders; tailoring and food catering in the Regional Commercial zone district.

General business items council will discuss include:

  • An amendment to the Hanford Municipal Code to prohibit parking at any time on Seventh Street, west of 11th Avenue.
  • Designating a voting delegate and alternates for the League of California Cities
  • Annual Conference.
  • Authorizing a letter in opposition to AB 516, authority to remove vehicles.
  • Final budget discussions.

During a study session before the regular meeting, council will review the enterprise budget.


Council will meet briefly Tuesday to discuss:

  • Amendment to city manager employment agreement.
  • Interim city manager employment agreement.

In the latter discussion, council is considering to hire Mike Olmos for the interim city manager position.

Olmos has a background working for Tulare County and the cities of Reedley and Visalia.

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